News Briefing

  • Branstad confirmed as Ambassador to China by the United States Senate:  GAZETTE
  • Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws:  AP
  • Iowa GOP plans Reynolds celebration:  QCTIMES
  • House panel dismisses ethics complaint against gun group’s leader:  RADIOIOWA
  • $14 million later, Iowa schools drop troublesome testing software:  REGISTER
  • Des Moines Police get almost $50,000 in donations for unsolved homicide cases:  REGISTER
  • Sioux City Council legalizes fireworks for Fourth of July, New Year’s Eve:  SCJOURNAL
  • Des Moines OKs Fourth of July fireworks, but with restrictions:  REGISTER
  • Waterloo limits fireworks use to five days:  WCFCOURIER
  • 2 more leaks found along Dakota Access pipeline:  AP
  • Iowa company Farner-Bocken to be purchased for $190 million:  REGISTER
  • Top Iowa court says company owner called worker racist names:  AP
  • Two Rivers Insurance to return $1.3M in settlement:  SCJOURNAL
  • Eastern Iowa Airport Commission approves $30.8 million terminal renovation contract:  GAZETTE
  • Waterloo council clashes over plan to change voting rules:  WCFCOURIER
  • Linn-Mar school board approves $80 million modified grade restructuring plan:  GAZETTE