Rand Paul opens Iowa Campaign Headquarters

The official opening of Senator Paul’s campaign headquarters drew an excited crowd of about one hundred fans, spectators and a few skeptics to his South Des Moines office. The crowd was a slice of Iowa activism, college libertarians, tea partiers and experienced GOP party activists. The field of supporters skewing noticeably younger than many of […]

Thomas J. Ferguson Announced Iowa’s Prosecuting Attorneys Training Coordinator

Attorney General Tom Miller on Wednesday announced the appointment of Black Hawk County Attorney Thomas J. Ferguson as Iowa’s Prosecuting Attorneys Training Coordinator. Ferguson will transition from the position of Black Hawk County Attorney to his new role for four-year term on July 1. He is also the Executive Director of the Iowa County Attorneys […]

Iowa Insurance Division Files Petition to Transfer Newton Memorial Park Cemetery

The Iowa Insurance Division has submitted a petition to Iowa district court for Jasper County for temporary restoration and preservation of Newton Memorial Park Cemetery, and the progress of its transfer to the City of Newton. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart made the announcement of filing the petition today. “I’d like to thank the city of […]

Four Fallen Officers Added to Peace Officers Memorial

Four fallen officers were formally added to the Peace Officers Memorial at a ceremony held on the State Capitol Complex on Friday. They sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. Police Officer Marion Albert “Bert” Conrey and Everett Luke Dutcher, Special Deputy Claude B. Dail, and Deputy Marshal Richard Lansing Eggleston were killed to […]

University of Iowa College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony Will Take Place on Friday

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 8 in Room C20 Pomerantz Center on the university campus. The first year of dental school for students at the UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics will be closed through the event and they will transitions to the […]

Iowa GTSB and City of Sioux City Starts Pedestrian Fatality Awareness Campaign

Pedestrian fatality awareness campaign was launched in Sioux City on Friday Morning. The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTSA) and the City of Sioux City officially announced the campaign in a press conference in Davicheck Hall of the Sioux […]

Is The Universe A Hologram?

Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology say the universe may be a hologram.  The idea isn’t new, but according to a news release from the university, “up until now, this principle has only been studied in exotic spaces with negative curvature.  Results obtained by scientists at TU Wien (Vienna) now suggest that the holographic […]

Latest Iowa Poll: Walker and Clinton Lead Iowa

A new Public Policy poll has Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker leading the Republican field by 10% in Iowa and Hillary Clinton leading Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who is expected to announce a run against Clinton on Thursday, 62% to 14%. Scott Walker was at 23% followed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio at 13%, Former Florida Governor […]

Report: Sanders To Announce Presidential Campaign Thursday

Vermont Public Radio is reporting that Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will announce that he is running as a Democrat for President. Sanders, 73, a self described socialist was first elected to the House of Representatives as a Socialist in 1990 and to the United States Senate in 2006 giving Sander an impressive resume to challenge front-runner Hillary […]