COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Trial proceedings have begun in the case of a southwest Iowa man accused of shooting a woman to death.

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — A 30-year-old western Iowa mother has pleaded guilty to allegations that she devised an elaborate hoax about a diagnosis of cancer for her 5-year-old daughter.

Attracting a young and skilled workforce and being a welcoming community are among the goals identified in the Heartland 2050 Vision.

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors say a western Iowa mother accused of lying about her young daughter's cancer diagnosis has accepted a plea deal.

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An analysis by a West Des Moines company says a proposed oil pipeline across Iowa would provide an economic impact of $1.1 billion to the state during two years of construction.

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — The trial of a western Iowa mother accused of lying about her young daughter's cancer diagnosis has been moved to another county.

Young: fiscal responsibility, balanced budget needed

Nov 7, 2014

The Iowa Secretary of State’s office says voter turnout on Tuesday was 53 percent.

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa teenager who claimed he killed his 5-year-old foster brother because he thought the child was a goblin has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — David Young, a longtime aide to U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, has been elected in Iowa's 3rd district.

Two political scientists expect Republicans to gain control of the U.S. Senate, and for close races in some local contests.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who was shot by a state trooper following a high-speed car chase has been sentenced to five years in prison.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin is apologizing for calling Republican Joni Ernst attractive, but "wrong for the state of Iowa."

Douglas County’s Election Commissioner predicts 46 percent turnout in today’s general election.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains has dropped again.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With Election Day just around the corner in the competitive Iowa Senate race, Republicans are requesting information from state and local voting officials about polling places, voting rules and recount procedures.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging Iowa Democrats to get out the vote for Senate candidate Bruce Braley, saying he has "proven he will get the job done."

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — A murder trial has begun for an 18-year-old charged in the death of a 5-year-old boy outside a rural home where they were foster children.

Poll shows Iowa's Third District candidates within two points

Oct 28, 2014

A new poll from Iowa’s Loras College shows Third Congressional District Republican candidate David Young is leading Democrat Staci Appel by just two points.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Online retailer Amazon has agreed to refund more than 1,000 Iowa customers over issues regarding a subscription service.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is calling on the young and minority voters who powered her husband's rise to president to help re-elect Democrats in Minnesota.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad continues to hold a massive cash advantage over Democratic challenger Jack Hatch going into the final days of the race.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One of two health insurers providing coverage to low-income Iowa residents through a state program is withdrawing its services.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The list of landowners suing the federal government over major flooding along the Missouri River since 2006 has grown considerably.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is visiting Iowa for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst as her battle with Democrat Bruce Braley enters its final three weeks.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says farmers can begin signing up for new safety net programs next week established in the 2014 farm bill that replace the much-criticized direct payments with government payouts based on risks farmers face.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say Iowa and Nebraska medical records networks have been connected so records can be quickly shared over a secure link.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans hold a narrow majority in the Iowa House, but Democrats said Tuesday they are hoping they can flip some seats in November and take control.

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Monday denied a request to release an Iowa woman accused of lying about her young daughter's cancer diagnosis.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests economic growth in rural areas of Iowa, Nebraska and eight other Midwestern states will continue slowing down in the next few months.

Iowa DOT looks to improve park and ride system

Sep 18, 2014

The Iowa Department of Transportation is looking to improve its park and ride system for commuters.