Iowa’s newest official water trail was dedicated over the weekend with a ceremony in downtown Manchester. The Maquoketa River Water Trail is the first such attraction in the state to include a whitewater park. John Wenck, Water Trails Coordinator for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says the trail starts in Iowa’s oldest state park. […]
Congressman Steve King is urging his fellow Republicans who are “apprehensive” about President Trump’s trade talk to give Trump “time and room” to make some deals. “I’ve been asking for years for a president who would play brinksmanship who was also an enigma,” King said Saturday. “It’s really a powerful position to have when you’re […]
Fred Hubbell, the Democratic candidate for governor, and Rita Hart, his running mate, went to Clinton today to meet with Hart’s hometown supporters. Hart, a farmer from nearby Wheatland, told the crowd it was a difficult decision to join the Hubbell campaign and end her bid for reelection to the state senate representing Clinton County […]
Congressman Dave Loebsack, a Democrat from Iowa City, suggests Republicans are pursuing “very similar” agendas in the state capitol in Des Moines and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. “We’ve seen so much since this last election, so much of this country being ripped apart, literally sometimes at the border, sometimes in other cases. We […]
A northeast Iowa boy has amassed a tremendous, international following on Twitter thanks to his simple love for dogs. Nine-year-old Gideon Kidd of Cedar Falls has a website that features photos of himself petting a variety of canines at www.ivepetthatdog.com. It all started when he created a blog when he was seven, with the help […]