The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division has filed five more complaints against businesses for violations of the governor’s COVID-19 disaster proclamation requirements. IABD announced the first six charges against bars earlier this week. Those charged can agree to a $1,000 fine — or ask for a hearing from an administrative law judge. The latest establishments to […]
Only a few days remain to respond to the 2020 U.S. Census and Iowans who haven’t filled out the form yet are being urged to do so. State Data Center coordinator Gary Krob says the Census Bureau will only be collecting data through next Wednesday, September 30th. “Iowa currently has just over a 70% response […]
The U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent, Joni Ernst, and Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield is one of the most expensive campaigns in the nation with ads blanketing all forms of broadcast and online media. Dordt political science professor Jeff Taylor says most voters are probably tired of the ads by now. “I’m tired of them […]
Republican Senator Joni Ernst today said confirming President Trump’s third U.S. Supreme Court justice is a way to prevent the “radicalization” of the court. In 2016, Ernst said she wouldn’t support confirming a justice in an election year. Ernst said Iowans “see the situation is different” in 2020, with Republicans now in control of the […]
The man convicted of killing an Oskaloosa couple in 1999 was executed Thursday evening. Forty-year-old Christopher Vialva was executed at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana. In June of 1999, Vialva and four others kidnapped Todd and Stacie Bagley, who were visiting relatives in Killeen, Texas. The couple was held at gunpoint and then […]