Iowa State News
Some Iowa House members roll up their sleeves
Legislators and staff at the statehouse are being urged to get a shot in the arm. “This is the first time I’ve brought flu vaccine down to the capitol to administer and the main reason is because I’ve seen so many of my colleagues getting the flu,” said State Representative John Forbes of Urbandale, who is […]Full Post...
Parts of the state are well below normal for winter snowfall
We’re several weeks into winter and although it’s been extremely cold and icy at times, many Iowans have yet to see much snow. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says only a few inches of snow have fallen in areas of central and southern Iowa, which typically receives 10 to 12 inches of snow by this point […]Full Post...
Iowa National Guard called to help with the presidential inauguration
Around 30 soldiers and airmen from the Iowa Army and Air National Guard are in Washington assisting with tomorrow’s inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump. Guard spokesman, Colonel Greg Hapgood, says the soldiers from Sioux City and Des Moines were chosen for their particular skills. “Things like logistical background and then also we have members of […]Full Post...
Iowa elector heading to Washington for Trump’s inauguration
A former legislator who served as an “elector” last month is attending Donald Trump’s inauguration. Polly Granzow of Eldora was one of six Iowans who cast their votes for Donald Trump in the Electoral College. All electors were offered two free tickets to the inauguration ceremony and Granzow decided to go. “Then I had to […]Full Post...
Iowa Bike Expo set for this weekend
Iowans who’d like to forget about ice and frigid temperatures for a moment should think ahead to this weekend’s Iowa Bike Expo, one of the largest bicycling shows in the Midwest. Mark Wyatt, executive director of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, says the free event in Des Moines should attract some 45-hundred cycling enthusiasts from across […]Full Post...
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