Government

Marion library board wants to move ahead on mixed-use project

MARION — It could be change again, as soon as next spring, for the Marion Public Library when a new building could be under construction, of ... »

Hillary Clinton set for campaign stops in Iowa City, Ottumwa

DES MOINES — Front-running Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be making a return trip to Iowa next week.

Officials ... »

Loebsack says he's learning to be leader

JOHNSTON — Dave Loebsack says he is finding his way in his new role of carrying the flag for Democrats in Iowa.

When he was re-electe ... »

Cedar Rapids sets hotel/motel tax allocation for next three years

CEDAR RAPIDS — In early 2010, just-elected Mayor Ron Corbett convened members of the local arts and cultural community to warn them that the ... »

Rand Paul touts ability to beat Hillary Clinton in C.R. visit

CEDAR RAPIDS — GOP presidential candidate and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul was in Cedar Rapids on Thursday looking past the deep field of Repub ... »

Iowa Catholic leaders: Politicians must address climate change

ANKENY — Catholics must implore their political leaders to take action on climate change, and politicians must possess the courage to act, I ... »

GoDaddy to shift 130 jobs to downtown Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — Competition among cities in the Cedar Rapids metro area for employers and jobs turned into a bit of a clash of incentive offe ... »

Rains help curb raucous behavior at Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area

OXFORD — Wet weather has taken care of what the Iowa Department of Natural Resources set out to do last month: put a halt to illegal practic ... »

Hard-fought compromises come to quick end

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad closed the books on this year’s legislative session by taking down sections of a hard-fought comprom ... »

Sanders gaining ground on Clinton among Iowa Democrats, new poll shows

DES MOINES — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is beginning to close the gap among Iowa Democrats in his pursuit of front-running Hillary ... »

Branstad axes more than $60 million for education

DES MOINES — Citing principle and discipline, Gov. Terry Branstad on Thursday struck down more than $60 million this budget year for Iowa&#x ... »

Interactive kiosk to be installed at Johnson County veterans memorial

IOWA CITY — Johnson County officials are moving forward with plans to install an interactive kiosk at the county’s veterans memorial. ... »

Stranded in Iowa? Help from Highway Helper on the way

A service helping motorists stranded on the highway is expected to launch in Eastern Iowa this summer.

The Iowa Department of Transportation& ... »

Branstad nixes funding for schools, universities, mental health facilities

DES MOINES -- In the end, all the big deals were struck down.

Gov. Terry Branstad on Thursday compl ... »

Veto brings end to efforts reviving mental health facilities

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad rejected a bipartisan plan Thursday to keep open a mental health institute in Mount Pleasant and transition ... »