Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Thursday March 26, 2015
Pledge allegiance, or get lost
OK, Republican caucus campaign staffers, repeat after me.
“I (state your name) pledge allegiance to the First-In-the-Nation Iowa caucu ...
Tuesday March 24, 2015
Looking back after a week away
So I missed some news while taking the family to warmer climes last week. Developments galore, but precious few surprises.
It was no surpris ...
Sunday March 15, 2015
The Iowa Band Law marches on
It’s a combination of arcane municipal finance and Iowa history.
So, for me, too much to resist.
I was flipping through the ci ...
Thursday March 12, 2015
Speak out on topsoil next week
The risk of escaping for a spring break is that I might miss some big moment or development in a news saga I’m following. It’s happen ...
Thursday March 05, 2015
Change the law, Governor Branstad
Gov. Terry Branstad says his critics are change averse.
On education funding, mental health system reforms and other issues, the governor tol ...
Tuesday February 24, 2015
Done and undone at the Iowa’s Capitol
We’re getting simultaneous lessons on how things get done at the Statehouse, and how they don’t get done.
First, take the effo ...
Sunday February 22, 2015
A Radio Experience moves west
On Wednesday morning, I sat in front of a microphone in the 600 WMT radio studio, across the desk from Bob Bruce.
His show has officially be ...