December usually means colder weather in Iowa, in addition to people putting a strain on their electrical systems with strings of colored lights inside and outside their homes. Captain Jeff Fiscus, with the Alden Fire Department, says if you’re using a space heater, avoid the risk of fire by following all the instructions and safety […]
Several department heads have announced their resignations in recent days, but Governor Kim Reynolds says that’s a normal thing as she prepares to take over for her first full term. “We’re going to be making further announcements in January,” Reynolds says, “we are working through the transition process as well as a lot of other […]
The Iowa State Patrol is looking to replace some of its aging aircraft. Department of Public Safety Commissioner, Roxann Ryan, says they are asking for $3.5 million outside their general budget for the planes. “We currently have seven airplanes, we are the only law enforcement agency with aircraft available to us. Of those seven planes […]
Just over one-quarter of Iowa employers plan to add more workers over the first three months of 2019. That’s according to a survey released today by ManpowerGroup. Spokesman Dave Wheeler says over 12,500 businesses across the U.S. took part in the survey. “In the state of Iowa, of all the employers we surveyed, 26% plan […]
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley expects a swift confirmation process for President Trump’s nominee for U.S. Attorney General. Grassley calls William Barr a “talented, well-respected lawyer” who has served in that post before — from 1991 to ’93 under President George H.W. Bush. “I think he had an outstanding reputation as attorney general in the past,” […]