SIOUX CITY — Woodbury County Auditor Pat Gill is seeking to hire a private attorney to represent the county during an expected legal challenge that will question whether county Supervisor Jeremy Taylor lives at the address where he is registered to vote.

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KNOXVILLE — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg called former Vice President Joe Biden’s vote to authorize the Iraq War part of the nation’s “worst foreign policy decision” of the millennial mayor’s lifetime.


CHICAGO — Retailers legally selling marijuana for the past month in Michigan say they have drawn customers from surrounding Midwestern states where the drug remains illegal and, as Illinois prepares to joins the recreational market on Wednesday, officials are renewing warnings to consumers a…

Davenport woman charged with sexually abusing child

OTTUMWA — Protests are part of presidential campaigns. So, when a man named Dustin stood up and began talking in the middle of former Vice President Joe Biden’s speech, it wasn’t a complete shock.

1 person killed in Mississippi River community house fire

There was little change among the top tier in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination over the past month, but a poll of likely Iowa caucus goers suggests Iowa Democrats are eliminating some candidate from consideration.

Ex-campaign manager takes deal in petition signatures case

WASHINGTON — An election watchdog filed a complaint Thursday alleging that an outside group founded by top political aides to Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst violated campaign finance law in its effort to improve the Republican’s chance of reelection next year.

DES MOINES — Some farm groups and farm-state lawmakers expressed anger at the Trump administration Thursday over final ethanol rules that they said failed to uphold the president’s promises to the industry.

Review finds 15 errors on felon list

CENTERVILLE – The decision to move a nativity scene from the Appanoose County Courthouse lawn drew a swift backlash online, with critics decrying the move.

DAVENPORT — Deere & Co. plans to lay off nearly 60 more workers at its Davenport Works plant, the company said Monday.

Casey’s reports net income of $82 million

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids-area libraries are moving toward eliminating overdue fees, saying the fines primarily hurt low-income borrowers and don’t succeed in getting books and other material returned more quickly.

Fort Dodge man found guilty of murder

DES MOINES — United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose sentenced Michael Adam Muth, age 32, formerly of Britt, Iowa, to 144 months in prison Tuesday for transportation and possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum.

MOULTON — A Moulton man has been charged with attempted murder after law enforcement said he shot another man in the head Wednesday night. The victim is reportedly in stable condition.

DES MOINES — A Des Moines man has been imprisoned for setting a fire at the house he shared with his grandmother, killing her.

DES MOINES — Organizers of a new statewide bicycle ride are changing the date of their planned event so it doesn’t conflict with an annual ride that dates to the 1970s.

Iowa reports 622 impaired water segments


MONTEZUMA — A confession by the suspect in the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts is not reliable because he was sleep deprived and susceptible to coercion after hours of questioning, a defense expert testified Thursday.

DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has named 14 officials to a committee she’s created that will make recommendations for removing racial bias from the Iowa criminal justice system and help reduce recidivism among former offenders.

WAUKEE — Authorities are investigating an explosion at an Iowa gender reveal party one day after a blast at a similar gathering killed a 56-year-old woman in a nearby community.

MUSCATINE — Look no further than Pearl City Station, a plain brick building set along the banks of the Mississippi River, to understand the growing sense of uncertainty seeping into the Democratic Party’s 2020 primary contest.

DES MOINES — The Iowa Supreme Court has revoked an attorney’s law license, concluding she improperly kept a client’s money she wasn’t entitled to.

GRUNDY CENTER — Police say a man has died after being hit by a car in a convenience store parking lot in Grundy Center.

CEDAR RAPIDS — For the second month in a row, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is leading the Democratic field in Iowa, but Pete Buttigieg has moved into second place with 102 days until the first-in-the-nation caucuses.

DES MOINES — An Iowa hospital association spokesman said at a state unemployment hearing that he was fired after using satirical, “Donald Trump language” in criticizing Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds’ handling of Medicaid privatization.

IOWA CITY — An Iowa trooper who was fired after a lengthy sexual harassment and workplace safety investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging he was wrongly terminated and illegally blocked from seeking disability.Former Iowa State Patrol officer Wade Karp, who worked at the Capitol complex in…

Iowa woman wrongly charged recieves $100K settlement

CORALVILLE — A nonprofit controlled by the former director of a popular annual Iowa bike ride is hosting a conference that features the rival event that he launched this month.

4 Iowa school districts settle for $650K

WATERLOO — John McAnear, a 77-year-old Air Force veteran, stood in an audience of hundreds in suburban Des Moines with an oxygen tank at his side, wheezing as he implored Pete Buttigieg to protect the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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