A Massachusetts congressman’s appearance at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday marked the conclusion of nearly two dozen presidential candidates speaking at the Des Moines Register’s Political Soap Box. Forty-year-old Seth Moulton warned the crowd beating President Trump won’t be as easy as Democrats may think. “What I’m hearing from Americans is that they want […]
Republican Senator Joni Ernst today said there’s a strong, negative reaction to the Reuters report indicating President Trump directed the E-P-A to grant oil companies waivers reducing the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline. “I’m very disappointed,” Ernst said during a news conference this morning. “Our farmers are angry.” The EPA last week granted 31 […]
Whether you have a small patch of cone flowers and milkweeds in a backyard garden or several acres of restored prairie, you’re encouraged to register your plot on a new mobile app. Dana Schweitzer, program coordinator of the Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, says the Habi-Tally app is designed to improve data collection about pollinator habitats […]
Dedicated fans of a car that ceased production more than 50 years ago are revving their engines in the Quad Cities this weekend. Duane Miller of Eldridge, president of the Midwestern chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club, says his love affair with the cars started decades ago when his father, who sold farm equipment, traded […]
Iowa Workforce Development is reporting something it hasn’t had to report in a long time — the unemployment rated went up in July IWD Deputy director Ryan West says it was a small increase. “July came in at 2.5, and for the previous 12 months we held pretty strong at 2.4 percent,” West says. West […]