Iowa debut trip for potential 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren

Politics 01/04/19, 14:25

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is making her first visit to Iowa as a likely presidential candidate, testing how her brand of fiery liberalism plays in the nation's premier caucus state. The visit was combining events at bars, community centers and theaters with more intimate gatherings in private homes. For ...

Billionaires with eye on White House to visit key states

New York 12/04/18, 00:33

Two deep-pocketed Democrats are set to travel to early presidential primary states, stoking further speculation about whether or not they will run for president.The billionaire former mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, is set to visit three towns in Iowa on Tuesday, while billionaire investor and activist Tom Steyer will ...

No. 24 Iowa State hosts Drake in season finale

Football 11/30/18, 03:01

Iowa State's strange season began with an opener that lasted less than five minutes.The Cyclones will end it with a surprising revival of a rivalry that stretches back 120 years.No. 24 Iowa State (7-4, 6-3 Big 12, No. 25 CFP) was forced to cancel its Sept. 1 game against South ...

Father whose son shot himself with dad’s gun pleads guilty

U.S. 11/27/18, 10:13

An Iowa man whose 2-year-old son shot himself with his father's handgun is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 14 in Des Moines.Polk County court records show 30-year-old Jonathan Hauser, of Council Bluffs, pleaded guilty last week to felony child endangerment causing injury.The shooting occurred Aug. 19 at the Sterling Inn ...

Tiny non-scholarship Drake gets crack at No. 24 Iowa State

Football 11/26/18, 17:51

When the Drake Bulldogs walked off the field in Morehead, Kentucky, on Nov. 17, their seniors were sure their football careers were over.A random series of events that began in September and ended two days after that supposed finale has given the Bulldogs one more crack at playing the game ...

Reynolds points to economy but Hubbell notes continued needs

Politics 11/06/18, 12:41

The general election Tuesday pits a sitting Republican governor who takes credit for a healthy economy with low unemployment against a wealthy Democratic challenger who insists Iowans need better health care and a government that works for everyone. Given the state's tendency to support incumbents, Gov. Kim Reynolds believed she'd have ...

Slayings raise alarms for women who practice sports alone

U.S. 09/20/18, 15:04

It was decades ago, but Sara Schwendinger remembers perfectly the panic she felt when she realized a car was following her as she ran along a country road at dusk, just outside her small Wisconsin hometown.She desperately tore into a cornfield and listened as the vehicle stopped."I remember hiding in ...

In Iowa, McAuliffe says he’s not ruling out 2020 campaign

U.S. 09/18/18, 16:23

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said in Iowa Tuesday he's not ruling out a 2020 Democratic campaign for president, as he took his national campaign to promote Democratic candidates for governor to the early presidential testing ground.

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