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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A legislative committee narrowly recommended allowing medical marijuana to be grown and sold in Iowa.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is returning to the key presidential state of Iowa next week, reminding voters not to count him out of the next presidential campaign.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad called Tuesday for the state's public universities to reduce tuition costs by implementing a number of changes.

Four states neighboring Nebraska, including Iowa, have confirmed cases of a serious strain of enterovirus that’s making children sick.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday named an interim workers' compensation commissioner after the previous commissioner resigned amid a discrimination lawsuit against the governor.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Public health officials on Monday said they're monitoring a high number of reports of a respiratory virus in several Midwest states including Iowa.

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa landowners want to see the details of a proposed oil pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota across the state to Illinois.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states rose slightly in August, suggesting growth is ahead.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 48-year-old Omaha man has been convicted of conspiracies to launder money and sell controlled substances, among other crimes in Nebraska and Iowa.

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Court documents say a western Iowa woman accused of lying about her daughter's cancer diagnosis inserted a feeding tube into the girl's nose and stomach.

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa say a woman faces charges after lying to people for months that her 5-year-old daughter has terminal cancer.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy is slowing down in rural areas of Nebraska, Iowa and eight other Midwestern states.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A former Council Bluffs doctor sentenced to prison for possession of child pornography has agreed to a plea deal in a separate case.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials at 22 Iowa county jails are refusing to accept requests from federal immigration authorities to hold people in jail without a court order.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch are set to face off in their first debate.

Nebraska-Western Iowa VA Director resigning

Aug 6, 2014

The Director of the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System is resigning.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's workers' compensation commissioner is resigning to take a top federal job, but his lawsuit against Gov. Terry Branstad and aides will continue.

Three organizations join for integrated health home program

Aug 4, 2014

Alegent Creighton Health is partnering with two western Iowa organizations to provide an Integrated Health Home program.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has slumped after hitting a three-year high a month earlier.

Democrat Jack Hatch has $183,000 in campaign fund

Jul 22, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Jack Hatch has just $183,000 in the bank for his campaign for governor, putting him at an extreme disadvantage against Republican Gov. Terry Branstad, who has amassed $4 million.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some of the most intense heat of the summer so far is expected in Nebraska and Iowa, so forecasters are urging people to take precautions.

Harkin: U.S. should be a safe place for immigrant children

Jul 17, 2014

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says his state should be a safe place for children entering the country illegally.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley has $2.7 million in the bank for his general election campaign.

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A body found earlier this month in the Missouri River in southwest Iowa has been identified as that of a Council Bluffs man.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Staci Appel says she has more than $725,000 in the bank for her run in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report from a nonpartisan state agency questions whether Gov. Terry Branstad is cutting the cost and size of state government as he claims.

MOULTON, Iowa (AP) — Officials say remains found in Germany in 2012 have been positively identified as belonging to a WWII airman from Iowa who went missing more than 69 years ago.

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The recent heavy rains and flooding in Iowa and Nebraska created prime breeding areas for mosquitoes, so more bug bites are likely in the next few weeks.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 51-year-old southwest Iowa woman has been sentenced to prison for lying to the Social Security Administration.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up again, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 60.6 in June from 60.5 in May, hitting another three-year high.

Looking six months ahead, the business confidence portion of the overall index rose to 63.6 from 62.5 in May.

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