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A judge has ruled Iowa's secretary of state acted outside his authority when trying to issue an election rule.
Remember back almost 14 months ago when the seismic, generational campaign began to fill the first open U.S. Senate seat that Iowa's had in 40 years? It could have been yesterday.
A cybersecurity entrepreneur and Air Force officer from Altoona is running for the Iowa House.
Polk County's public hospital is asking state legislators for $6 million to help expand its psychiatric services, including adding inpatient beds for people going through mental crises.
Joe Gatto will represent Des Moines Ward 4 on the City Council after winning a special election Tuesday, with nearly 57 percent of the vote.
Des Moines utility customers will pay higher franchise fees on their utility bills after voters Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a temporary increase to the fee in order to pay for a $40 million judgment issued against the city.
Westside Community Center opens, will hold public reception The Polk County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the opening of the newly constructed Westside Community Center, located at 134 6th Street in the Valley Junction neighborhood of West Des Moines.
A symbol of the American West is alive and well. The American buffalo came back from near extinction to thrive, and one local rancher is taking full advantage of it.
Des Moines residents will go to the polls on Tuesday, March 4th to decide whether or not to approve a franchise fee increase on their gas and electric bills.
From corporate events and parties to the most intimate wedding, I have a background in business having worked with some of the most visible brands in business.
Accusations about delegate stacking are causing a stir in GOP circles in Iowa a week before the county conventions, but county party officials say no such thing is happening.
Supporters of a referendum to increase Des Moines' franchise fee say it is the cheapest and most equitable way to pay for a $40 million judgment the city must return to gas and electric ratepayers.
Police Sgt. Jason Halifax said the body was discovered near a tree by a pond. The man has not been identified.
The following couples applied for marriage licenses as reported by the Polk County Recorder's Office during the month of January.