DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Agriculture Department is announcing four more bird flu cases, including at a chicken operation with an estimated 1 million birds.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed 14 bills into law, including a measure that would expunge the records of people with not-guilty verdicts and dismissed criminal charges.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey report says April results suggest that slow economic growth remains ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

Pottawattamie Promise: new program to help teens go to college

Apr 23, 2015
Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

About 45 western Iowa high school students will attend college on full scholarships this fall as part of a new pilot program.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The new director of Iowa Workforce Development is cutting ties with a longtime agency employee who was recently named head of the division that oversees unemployment insurance disputes.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West remained negative in April even though it improved slightly from the previous month.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature has passed a bill this session that would allow Iowa courts to continue sentencing juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill that says Iowa schools can start the academic year no earlier than Aug. 23.

Iowa DOT to preview 2015 Council Bluffs construction projects

Apr 3, 2015

Council Bluffs Interstate System construction projects this year include a railroad relocation project.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A House committee has approved a bill that would keep two state mental health facilities open longer.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad will lay out his 2015 budget plans in his Condition of the State address.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers have convened for the 2015 legislative session amid concerns there will be little money for new programs.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Republican Party says holding a straw poll is permissible under new Republican National Committee rules.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska woman is still hoping to find out what happened to her son, two months after he was reported to have driven a stolen pickup into the Missouri River north of Council Bluffs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska cities along the Missouri River are still waiting for nearly $7.2 million to be reimbursed from state and federal agencies, more than 3 years after a 2011 flood.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A nonprofit health insurer has been taken over by Iowa's insurance regulator and is ending enrollments after suffering financial problems.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Figures released by the U.S. Census bureau show Iowa's population continues to grow slowly but steadily.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has decided not move the trial of a former state lawmaker accused of sexual abuse.

HARLAN, Iowa (AP) — Firefighters from Harlan and several nearby communities were unable to save a historic church building in the western Iowa city.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Voting rights advocates say a proposed rule that would allow Iowans to register to vote online would exclude anyone without a driver's license or state-issued ID and must be fixed.

Nebraska, Iowa rank in top ten for volunteering

Dec 16, 2014

Nebraska ranks sixth and Iowa ranks seventh in the nation when it comes to volunteering.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing to end the state's often-criticized Republican straw poll, but other GOP leaders say the event may still go on next year.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of state budget experts says state revenue continues to grow but at a slower pace than recent years which means lawmakers may need to show spending restraint in next year's state budget.

The Iowa Chamber Alliance says it wants that state’s legislature to focus on programs that lead to more highly skilled workers.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Transportation officials say Iowa residents will soon use a smartphone app to show their state driver's license.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Party leaders are pledging to remain neutral in the 2016 presidential caucuses.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Advocates seeking more funding for Iowa's bridges and roads are launching a new advertising campaign.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Following her election to the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst has resigned from the Iowa Senate and Gov. Terry Branstad has set a special election to fill her position.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly report suggests slow economic growth is likely in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead because low crop and energy prices are hurting business.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West improved in November, but the monthly survey of bankers doesn't suggest much growth.