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Plane crash kills Des Moines, Iowa, businessman
Andrew V. PestanoDES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Lucas County Sheriff's Office in Iowa said businessman Scott Wolfswinkel died after the plane he was piloting crashed.
-1 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Iowa Federal Aviation Administration Air traffic control Des Moines Iowa
Body found in basement of Polk City home, fire officials say
POLK CITY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a body has been found in the basement of a Polk City home after a fire. Des Moines television station KCCI says (http://bit.ly/2cs6TWl ) the fire was reported by an occupant of the home around 8:55 p.m. Tuesday. Fire officials say it took ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Des Moines Iowa Iowa KCCI Polk County Iowa Des Moines metropolitan area KXNO Ottumwa Iowa Altoona Iowa
Iowa men charged after alleged ginseng harvest on state land
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Three Iowa men face charges after state conservation officers say they unlawfully harvested ginseng root from state property. Court records show Kyle Jones and Brent Jones, both of Slater, and Bart Bollie of Madrid, were charged Tuesday with fifth-degree theft, unlawful possession of wild ginseng ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Ginseng Iowa Des Moines Iowa U.S. state Property Mississippi River Property law Des Moines River
Retired Catholic priest in Iowa sentenced in privacy case
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - A retired Catholic priest in western Iowa has been given a suspended jail sentence and ordered to register as a sex offender for invading the privacy of several students in a high school restroom. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports (http://bit.ly/2l6aCze ) that the Rev. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Law Iowa Des Moines Iowa Sentence High school Prison Crime U.S. Route 6
Latinos plan ‘Day without Immigrants’ boycott to protest Trump’s immigration agenda
Latino businesses plan to close, workers to walk off their jobs and children to stay away from school during a nationwide one-day boycott to protest the Trump administration’s anti-immigration agenda. Read Full Article at RT.com
3079 points by Russia Today | Immigration to the United States Immigration United States Department of Homeland Security Arrest Des Moines Iowa New York City Donald Trump Spain
Iowa Poll: Trump's approval rating is underwater with Iowans
42% of Iowans approve of Trump as president, while 49% disapprove, poll says.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Ronald Reagan Democratic Party George H. W. Bush Republican Party Des Moines Iowa
Somali refugees, banned last week, arrive in Iowa
Family of eight is one of first to arrive in Iowa since courts blocked president's travel ban.       
1850 points by USA Today | Refugee Iowa Family Ethiopia Des Moines Iowa Homo sacer United States Donald Trump
Illinois St. bounces back strong and clobbers Drake 82-53
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Paris Lee scored 26 points on 11-for-17 shooting, Keyshawn Evans scored 16 points and Illinois State drubbed Drake 82-53 on Tuesday night. Illinois State (20-5, 12-1 Missouri Valley) rebounded from Saturday's 86-45 defeat against Wichita State and moved a half-game up of the Shockers (21-4, ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Iowa Missouri Valley Conference Des Moines Iowa North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Illinois U.S. state Drake University Missouri
EPA rejects Iowa new clean water rule passed last August
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has told Iowa environmental regulators that changes made to state clean water standards last year violate federal regulations. The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission approved changes in August that eliminated a rigorous environmental assessment before allowing new contaminants to be introduced ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States Environmental Protection Agency Environmentalism Federal government of the United States Sewage treatment Des Moines Iowa U.S. state Iowa Clean Water Act
Officials won't put warning sign near site of fatal fall
BOONE, Iowa (AP) - Officials say they won't erect warning signs near an Iowa park overlook where a man fell 60 feet to his death on New Year's Day. Sixty-three-year-old Dan Carlile, of Ames, fell after losing his footing near Lost Lake Trail at Ledges State Park south of Boone. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Des Moines Iowa Des Moines River Iowa Ledges State Park The Des Moines Register Ames Iowa Principal Park Boone Iowa
Meredith Corp. loses top execs amid cuts
Even as Meredith Corp. gets ready to release its second issue of the hottest new print magazine of the year, Magnolia Journal, more details are emerging on the cuts the company unveiled earlier in the week in its national media division. Among the changes, Cheryl Brown, who was the editor-in-chief of Allrecipes, told The Post...
102 points by New York Post | Meredith Corporation Des Moines Iowa Morris Day Vice President of the United States Magazine Television station American film actors American television actors
Iowa bill seeks to prohibit 'sanctuary' cities
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa legislative panel has approved a bill to restrict the state, cities, counties and universities from enacting policies that prevent them from helping to carry out federal immigration laws. The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/2k3WMdK ) reports the legislation prohibits enacting so-called sanctuary cities, which ...
11 points by The Washington Times | Des Moines Iowa Iowa The Des Moines Register Legislature United States Congress U.S. state Principal Park Law
Deadly synthetic opioid 'pink' prompts central Iowa warnings
AMES, Iowa (AP) - The increasing presence of a deadly synthetic opioid called "pink" or "U4" has prompted warnings from Iowa authorities. Ames police spokesman Geoff Huff told The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/2jKILk9 ) that the drug, also called "pinky," has been identified in a handful of Ames cases since ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Des Moines Iowa Drug addiction Heroin Opioid Iowa The Des Moines Register Drug injection Methamphetamine
Donald Trump said he had a secret plan to defeat ISIS. As of now, he's not planning to use it.
Out: his "foolproof" plan. In: a plan to ask other people to come up with a new plan.
2872 points by The Washington Post | Hillary Rodham Clinton Foreign policy Des Moines Iowa Policy English-language films Foreign Policy Secret 2005 albums
Iowa's unemployment rate drops slightly to 4.1 percent
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's unemployment rate dropped slightly in October to 4.1 percent but an official warns the decline could be temporary. Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend says the unemployment rate drop announced Friday came despite layoffs in construction and manufacturing companies. She says that could make ...
2 points by The Washington Times | Unemployment Des Moines Iowa
'Suck it up, buttercup' rep. hangs up on reporter
Iowa lawmaker draws publicity for bill to stop students' post-election grief counseling.         
8078 points by Arizona Republic | Des Moines Iowa Interstate 80 Interstate Highway System Iowa The Des Moines Register Donald Trump Principal Park Tax
'Suck it up, buttercup' lawmaker hangs up on reporter
Iowa lawmaker draws publicity for bill to stop students' post-election grief counseling.         
8078 points by Arizona Republic | Des Moines Iowa Interstate 80 Interstate Highway System Iowa The Des Moines Register Donald Trump Principal Park Tax
'Suck it up, buttercup' lawmaker hangs up on Canadian journalist
Iowa lawmaker draws publicity for bill to stop students' post-election grief counseling.       
8078 points by USA Today | Des Moines Iowa Interstate 80 Interstate Highway System Iowa The Des Moines Register Donald Trump Principal Park Tax
Man accused of killing 2 officers had called police 'heroes'
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Days before he allegedly killed two Iowa police officers, Scott Michael Greene sent a note to one of their departments apologizing for prior run-ins, saying his "dark days" were over and praising police as "absolute heroes." In an online compliment form addressed to the "many ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Iowa Des Moines Iowa Associated Press Police Constable Police officer Polk County Iowa Police brutality
IA ‘suck it up, buttercup’ bill punishes colleges catering to Trump protests & post-election blues
Many colleges responded to the result of the 2016 presidential election by offering to reschedule exams or providing additional counseling services. This greatly bothered an Iowa state representative who hopes to cut the budgets of participating schools. Read Full Article at RT.com
723 points by Russia Today | Iowa Des Moines Iowa Protest University Public university Association of American Universities Interstate 80 Ames Iowa
Third Ron Paul aide to be sentenced for campaign violations
The third top official of Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court in Des Moines for conspiring to cover up campaign payments to ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Iowa Des Moines Iowa Ames Iowa U.S. state Ron Paul Drake University Polk County Iowa Principal Financial Group
No Des Moines franchise fee refunds expected until November
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Des Moines residents due refunds from the city's illegal franchise fee may not see their checks until November. A 2004 lawsuit said the city franchise fee added to MidAmerican Energy customer bills was illegal. A court agreed and ordered $40 million in refunds. It has ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Des Moines Iowa The Des Moines Register Principal Park Iowa Appeal MidAmerican Energy Company Newspaper Civil procedure
Columbia tops Money Magazine's list of best small cities
Columbia was named No. 1 in Money Magazine's list of top 10 best small cities to live in out of 823 other areas with populations between 50,000 and 300,000. Named regularly to Money Magazine's list, Columbia was noted for its 3.5 unemployment rate for a population of 102,221. A Columbia Association...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Iowa City Howard County Maryland Maryland Ellicott City Maryland Columbia Maryland Des Moines Iowa Ranking
Poll: Trump, Clinton neck-and-neck in Iowa
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are locked in a dead heat in Iowa, according to a new poll released Monday.       
-1 points by USA Today | Iowa Voting Des Moines Iowa West Des Moines Iowa President of the United States Election United States presidential election 2008 Polk County Iowa
No jail time for Iowa teachers found guilty of sexually abusing students
An investigation into teachers convicted of sexually abusing students in the US state of Iowa, has found at least seven cases in the last five years where convicted educators escaped prison time despite a state law requiring them to spend a period behind bars. Read Full Article at RT.com
438 points by Russia Today | Child abuse Mandated reporter Human sexual behavior Des Moines Iowa Education Rape Teacher Domestic violence