A popular eastern Iowa state park with very unusual geological features is reopening to the public next week after being closed more than three months for extensive renovation. Park Ranger Scott Dykstra says Maquoketa Caves State Park will again be a spectacular destination for nearby residents and for visitors from around the world. Dykstra says […]
The music and poetry of best-selling Iowa author Robert James Waller is the subject of a presentation this weekend. Scott Cawelti is a retired professor from the University of Northern Iowa who played in a band with Waller from 1961 to 1986. Cawelti says he never would have predicted his friend would make it big […]
Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell, a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, died in a Des Moines hospital early this evening at the age of 84. Boswell spent much of his political life representing southern Iowa in the state senate and then in the U.S. House before losing a bid for reelection to a ninth […]
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in Iowa today, criticizing the trend of just one federal judge issuing nationwide orders that have blocked President Trump from governing “as the voters elected him to do.” Sessions criticized the judge who issued a nationwide order preventing the president’s travel ban from taking effect. He accused the judge […]
Patrick Hoye, the chief of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau, is warning motorists that the period between now and Labor Day is one of the busiest and most dangerous times of the year on Iowa roads. “This time of year is, sadly, one of the most deadliest in Iowa,” Hoye said. “The past few years, […]