Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar says she has a tactical advantage over her competitors for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination. “We have caucuses in Minnesota,” Klobuchar said late this afternoon during an interview with Radio Iowa. “They were a big part of how I got started in politics in a really local way.” In 1998, […]
A U.S. military report finds high levels of groundwater contamination at the Iowa Air National Guard Base in Sioux City. The chemicals are linked to firefighting foams and can increase the risk of some cancers and fertility issues. David Cwiertny leads the Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination at the University of Iowa and […]
Iowa Congressman Steve King says he’ll run for re-election in 2020 and he says the controversies surrounding him recently were amplified by cyber bullies. David Yepsen, moderator of IPTV’s “Iowa Press” program, had this question for King when the show was taped today. “Are you sorry for anything that you’ve said?” Yepsen asked. King responded: […]
A hack-a-thon is now underway, but it doesn’t involve breaking into the Pentagon mainframe. The event gathers computer experts from across Iowa and leaders of ten Iowa non-profit groups. Alex Karei, vice president of DSM Hack, says the non-profits all need help, from basic websites to ways to process information online instead of using old-fashioned […]
A special investigation by State Auditor of the Delaware County Memorial Hospital found nearly $300,000 in hospital money that was misspent. Auditor Rob Sand says the spending was linked to former hospital CEO, Doctor Lon Butikofer, and former Development Director Mike Briggs. “There were a lot of expense vouchers that were not properly recorded, for […]