HIV Infections Fall Significantly in Iowa

The number of Iowans diagnosed with HIV dropped 10 percent in 2014 that was down from 122 in 2013 and the lowest in 11 years, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). Based on the 2014 End-of-Year HIV Disease Surveillance Report, the IDPH states that HIV diagnoses among females decreased by 28 percent […]

Branstad, Reynolds Praised the Iowa House For Approval of broadband bill

On Tuesday, Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds praised the Iowa House of Representatives for passing the broadband bill – ‘House File 641.’ The purpose of the bill is to bring every acre of Iowa under high-speed broadband Internet connection. It was passed by the house XX-XX. “We began calling for […]

Iowa’s Samantha Logic Selected for Senior CLASS Award in Women’s Basketball

Samantha Logic of the University of Iowa was named yesterday as the recipient for the 2014-15 Senior CLASS Award in NCAA Division I women’s basketball. Women’s basketball coaches, media and fans chose the recipient of the award in a nationwide vote. The award is given to a senior athlete who shows outstanding performances in Division […]

Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Fighters Program on 9 April

The Iowa Insurance Division is going to organize a statewide public education program “Iowa Fraud Fighters – Shield Your Savings” on 9 April. The program will be held at the Carrollton Inn ballroom, situated at 1730 U.S. Hwy. 71 North in Carroll. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart made the announcement of the public education program […]

Malaysian Night 2015 at University of Iowa

The Malaysian Student Society of the University of Iowa (MSSUI) will celebrate Malaysian Night 2015 at Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 2nd Floor Ballroom 125 North Madison Street of Iowa City. The event will be take place on Friday, 3 April at 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The society will present Malaysian culture through the event before the […]

Science Standards Review Team Will Meet Tuesday

Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck called for a meeting of the Science Standards Review Team on Tuesday, March 24. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Science Center of Iowa, 401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Des Moines. The meeting is open to all. Buck […]

National Book Critics Circle Award Announced

The National Book Critics Circle declared the names of its book awards for publishing year 2014. The announcement was made at the New School in New York on 12 March 2015. The board of directors of the organization selected the finalists and winners.  Marilynne Robinson achieved the fiction award for her novel “Lila” which is […]

Woman’s Death on the Northern Edge of Elliott under Investigation

Click here for update: March 25, 2015 The incident of a women’s death is now under investigation. The state and local authorities are looking into the matter. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 4:00 am on Monday to the report of the women’s body in her 40’s that was found in a grassy […]