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DAVENPORT — In celebration of National Quilt month, a Transformative Fibers Art Quilt exhibition will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St.

OTTUMWA — Joss Teed remembers helping set up banners for Jump Rope for Heart when he was a student at James Elementary. Now, as a P.E. teacher with Ottumwa Schools, he’s leading his students through the program.


DES MOINES — The Iowa Democratic Party extended until Monday a deadline for presidential candidates to request a review of the results of the Iowa presidential caucuses, following a caucus night debacle in collecting votes that led to a dayslong delay in reporting the results and inconsisten…


WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Democratic National Committee called for a “recanvass” of the results of the Iowa caucuses Thursday, saying it was needed to “assure public confidence” after three days of technical issues and delays.

Woman injured in hit-and-run dies

WAUKEE — With four days until the Iowa caucuses, Joe Biden is looking beyond his Democratic rivals and taking square aim at President Donald Trump as the two men campaign within miles of each other on the same day.

DECORAH — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg cast himself as the lone candidate who can “turn the page” on the politics of the past while campaigning in Iowa Thursday, sharpening his criticism of top rivals Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders with just four days until the state’s kick…

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.

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.

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William F. Schwartz age 45 of Clinton died Friday, March 27, 2020 in Clinton. Cremation rites were accorded. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Suzanne E. Petersen age 74 of Clinton died Tuesday March 31, 2020 at Eagle Point Nursing Home in Clinton. Cremation rites will be accorded. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.