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Iowa Central Community College bond issue up for a vote today
Voters in nine counties in northwest and north-central Iowa will be headed to the polls today to decide on a near $30-million bond issue for Iowa Central Community College. Dan Kinney, the president of Iowa Central, says the money would pay for much-needed improvements on the campuses in Fort Dodge, Webster City and Storm Lake. […]Full Post...
Tuition hike approved for Iowa, ISU, UNI students
The Iowa Board of Regents voted Monday to raise tuition at the state’s three public universities. The Regents, meeting in Cedar Falls, approved a tuition hike of at least two-percent next year for undergraduate students from Iowa who will attend either the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, or the University of Northern Iowa. Resident […]Full Post...
Branstad on Bakken decision: Obama administration ‘hasn’t learned lesson’
Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are celebrating the move by the Army Corps of Engineers to deny an easement for the oil pipeline to cross a reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota. Jessica Reznicek of Des Moines had carried out a two-week long fast outside the Iowa Utilities Board building and called […]Full Post...
One-third of Iowa voters cast ‘straight ticket’ in 2016
State officials today certified the results of voting for the 2016 General Election in Iowa. More than 72 percent of registered Iowa voters cast a ballot. That ranks Iowans fifth among the 50 states in voter turnout. Nearly 41 percent of the votes were cast before Election Day itself. Exactly one-third of all Iowa voters punched […]Full Post...
Kaufmann prepares for another two-year stint as party leader
The chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa will seek another term. Jeff Kaufmann of Wilton stepped into the role of party leader in July of 2014 when the party’s fundraising had dried up and a major U.S. senate race was just heating up. Kaufmann helped turn party fortunes around and he’s pledging to fight […]Full Post...
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