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  • Iowans recognized for American Lung Association fundraising efforts
    Iowans are being praised for their fundraising efforts for the American Lung Association. In the past 11 years, a “stair climb” event in Des Moines has raised more than $1.5 million. It’s one of 64 stair climb fundraisers held annually around the country and Lewis Bartfield, president of the American Lung Association of the Upper […]

  • Hawkeye offensive coordinator: plan is to play both quarterbacks
    The Iowa Hawkeyes will play two quarterbacks when they host Indiana on October 11th following a bye week. Sophomore C.J. Beathard replaced the injured Jake Rudock at halftime of the game at Pitt two weeks ago and has led the Hawks to consecutive victories. “If we played today, Jake is about 80-percent, so we would […]

  • Database details fees drug companies pay to doctors
    A database is being made public today that’s designed to shed light on payments doctors get from drug companies. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley co-authored the bill, which was enacted in 2010, but it’s taken years for the legislation to work through the system. Grassley says the law requires drug companies to disclose payments they make […]

  • Crops doing well as harvest gets underway
    The weekly crop report shows the full scale harvest is getting closer. The weekly U.S.D.A. reports finds corn maturity has hit 58 percent — which surpasses last year, but is still 8 days behind normal. The reports says the corn harvest is getting underway in some areas with 76 percent of the corn acreage reported […]

  • Senate Democrats propose ‘clean gov’t’ recommendations, GOP senators dismiss as ‘political gimmick’
    Democrats on the Iowa Senate’s Oversight Committee have endorsed a series of recommendations they say will “clean up state government.” Republicans on the panel accuse Democrats of engaging in “political theater” to try to discredit Republican Governor Terry Branstad. AUDIO of committee meeting, 18:00 Senator Janet Petersen, a Democrat from Des Moines who is chairwoman of […]

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