Iowa State News
Bear hit and killed by a truck in Allamakee County
A bear struck and killed by a truck is believed to be the same animal that was recently caught on camera wandering around in a northeast Iowa cornfield. Department of Natural Resources spokesman, Kevin Baskins, says the bear died after being hit Friday night on Highway 76 near the Yellow River Forest in southeast Allamakee […]Full Post...
Reynolds leading October trade mission to Argentina, Uruguay
Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds will lead a delegation of Iowa business leaders on a trade mission to Argentina and Uruguay in October. “During my time as lieutenant governor I’ve had an amazing opportunity to represent Iowa and to lead trade missions around the world to countries like China and Brazil and South Korea, Vietnam and […]Full Post...
State auditor gives governor, legislators a B+ for state budget
The state’s auditor says the state budget plan written by lawmakers and approved by the governor this spring is “sustainable and responsible.” The new 12-month state budget goes into effect July 1 and State Auditor Mary Mosiman delivered a budget briefing in her office this morning. “I’m actually pretty pleased with this year’s budget because we have…seven […]Full Post...
Boyer Valley baseball coach suspended after public intoxication charge
A high school baseball coach in western Iowa has been suspended following an allegation that he was drunk at a game. Coon Rapids Police say the incident occurred Friday night and involved Boyer Valley coach Jay Petersen. Police Chief Joel Roetman responded to the baseball field on a report that Petersen was consuming alcohol during […]Full Post...
Branstad no ‘Tex-it’ fan, but ‘disappointed by court’s abortion ruling (AUDIO)
Iowa’s Republican governor says there is no impact on Iowa laws from today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling which struck down key parts of a Texas law on how abortion clinics must operate. “I’m disappointed that the Supreme Court made that decision,” Governor Terry Branstad told reporters a few minutes after the ruling was issued this morning. The Texas […]Full Post...
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