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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — The campaign spokeswoman for Senator-elect Joni Ernst was charged with OWI just days before the election.
Police reports show the incident happened on Oct. 29 about 10:36 p.m. in the 6100 block of Beechtree Drive in W Read More »
JOHNSTON — A leading strategist and consultant to Bruce Braley’s unsuccessful U.S. Senate campaign said he thinks the Democrat needed a more “high-risk” element in his campaign.
Jeff Link made the observation Friday during the taping of Iowa Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s new Senator-elect Joni Ernst got a congratulatory phone call from President Barack Obama this week.
A White House official said Thursday that Ernst was among the election winners Obama called Wednesday. The Republica Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa's bellwether counties rang up a so-so record of predicting winners on Election Day.
IOWA CITY — Regardless of political affiliation, the outcome of Iowa’s Senate race was undoubtedly historic.
“I think it’s outstanding that Iowa has elected a woman to the Senate,” said Dave Farber of Iowa City. “I think though, that now’s a Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Paul Pate is returning as secretary of state, 16 years after he last held the office.
Voters Tuesday elected Pate over Democrat Brad Anderson. He’ll take an office held for the past four years by Republican Read More »
Jail expansion projects in Delaware and Allamakee counties may pass, as voters seemed to favor each of the $4.9 million projects in early results.
Delaware Sheriff John LeClare said Tuesday night the Delaware County vote was too early to ca Read More »
JOHNSON COUNTY — The third time was not the charm. And Johnson County leaders are again left wondering what again they must do to reverse their fortunes in the effort to address safety and security concerns at the Johnson County Courthouse.< Read More »
IOWA CITY — Johnson County voters for the third time have voted down a courthouse annex — even after officials removed an expanded jail from previous proposals.
The $33.4 million courthouse expansion got 56.9 percent of the vote, falling we Read More »
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A May trial has been scheduled for a 40-year-old Northwood man accused of killing his former girlfriend last year.
Tyrone Washington Jr. is charged with stabbing to death 30-year-old Justine Smith. Washington’s trial Read More »