Governor Kim Reynolds has interviewed one of the three women who’ve been nominated for an opening on the Iowa Supreme Court. The state Judicial Nominating Commission submitted the three candidates to the governor last week, to replace a justice who is retiring in September. “I do a personal interview with each individual and have an […]
While breakdancing is often associated with the 1980s, a new generation of Iowans as young as eight years old is devoted to the art form, which is centered around hip-hop music. Tommy Vuong, of Des Moines, is helping to organize a competition this weekend for breakdancing — what he calls breaking — and he emphasizes […]
Governor Kim Reynolds has signed an executive order creating task forces to address the lack of housing and broadband in rural Iowa. The “Empower Rural Iowa Initiative” also seeks to develop leaders in rural parts of the state. “Preserving rural Iowa is a key priority of my administration,” Reynolds said today during a news conference […]
Residents of the southwest Iowa town of Greenfield have been without clean drinking water this week because of a blue-green algae bloom. Scott Tonderum, general manager of Greenfield Municipal Utilities, says it’s a first for the city. The algae infested the lake that feeds the town’s water supply. “This is the first time we’ve had […]
Iowa State women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly announced today an addition to the 2018 signing class, as Inès Nezerwa signed on to play for the Cyclones. With the signing of Nezerwa, Iowa State now has five new additions this season, joining Maddie Frederick, Ashley Joens, Morgan Kane and Jade Thurmon who are all signed on […]