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Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
MPCA offers advice on manure management
Aging issues survey is ongoing
Military service members still eligible to claim tax credit
BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
College volleyball: West loses in three tight games
Cross country: No. 1 Fairmont looking sharp
Prep football: Trojan football 'just feels right'
College football: Bluejays' Andrew Sorensen leads nation in tackles
High school volleyball: H-BC out-hits W-WG in thrilling five-setter
Column: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Letter: Bravo to many for a great Turkey Day
Letter: It was great to have KTD back downtown
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Leonard "Jim" Rients
Looking Back: 1966 -- Luverne man awarded bronze star for ‘heroic achievement’
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Out and About
Rehborg 50th annivwrsary
Benson 55th anniversary
Bakker 50th anniversary
Review and comment on the school construction proposal
Notice of informal probate Carl Edward Smid
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February 26, 2016
Justices dismiss appeal in officer’s wrongful firing suit
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Supreme Court declined Friday to address the merits of a lawsuit brought by a criminal investigator who was fired after complaining about Gov. Terry Branstad’s speeding state vehicle. The court unanimously dismissed an appeal filed by former Division...
February 26, 2016 - 9:47pm
January 21, 2016
Ex-Iowa agent asks justices to allow wrongful firing claim
DES MOINES, Iowa — A law enforcement officer who was fired after complaining about Gov. Terry Branstad’s speeding state vehicle was just doing his job and should be able to sue for wrongful termination, his attorney told the Iowa Supreme Court on Thursday. Justices heard oral...
January 21, 2016 - 9:21pm
December 14, 2015
Out of fashion, but never out of office: Iowa’s Branstad longest-serving governor in American history
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad — a graying little man who relies on Midwestern stick-to-itiveness rather than personal flair...
December 14, 2015 - 8:35pm
July 29, 2015
Leaders: Work needed to reduce minority disparities in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa needs to do more to reduce disparities in the number of minorities in the state’s criminal justice system, state and community leaders said Wednesday, expressing hope that an upcoming summit will focus attention on the issue. Gov. Terry Branstad and other...
July 29, 2015 - 9:38pm
Branstad's chief of staff is resigning
DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad’s chief of staff Matt Hinch says he is resigning for a career in the private sector. Hinch announced his plans in a news release Wednesday, but did not provide details about his next job. His last day in the governor’s office will be Aug....
July 29, 2015 - 9:37pm
June 18, 2015
Branstad: Bird flu could leave 1,500 unemployed by August
DES MOINES, Iowa — More than 1,500 Iowa workers are expected to lose their jobs as a result of the bird flu outbreak and the cost to the state’s egg industry alone will exceed $1 billion, Gov. Terry Branstad said Thursday in a letter seeking a major disaster declaration from President...
June 18, 2015 - 9:14pm
April 23, 2015
Branstad, Reynolds discuss jobs, avian flu
SIBLEY, Iowa — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds made a stop in Sibley Wednesday morning as part of their annual 99-county...
April 23, 2015 - 11:10am
April 10, 2015
Branstad signs school start date bill
DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill Friday that says Iowa schools can start the academic year no earlier than Aug. 23. The bill represented a middle ground between those seeking to give school districts total control over their calendars and others — including...
April 10, 2015 - 9:39pm
April 1, 2015
April is Iowa’s 9-1-1 Education Month
DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad has designated April as 9-1-1 Education Month in Iowa. Sponsored by the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD) and the Iowa 9-1-1 Communications Council, 9-1-1 Education Month is an opportunity to demonstrate...
April 1, 2015 - 9:06pm
March 5, 2015
What is the real cost?
SIBLEY, Iowa — Last week, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into a law an increased gas excise tax. Motorists felt the effect at the pumps this week, with gas prices in Sibley reaching $2.39 for unleaded gasoline at Jackrabbit Junction. The increase is the first for the state...
March 5, 2015 - 8:29pm
February 26, 2015
Iowa Senate panel OKs different broadband bill
DES MOINES, Iowa — The path to passing Gov. Terry Branstad’s highly promoted broadband legislation took an unexpected turn Thursday when a Senate economic growth subcommittee declined to advance it and instead approved a different bill aimed at expanding high-speed Internet in...
February 26, 2015 - 9:06pm
February 11, 2015
Iowa First Lady Chris Branstad honored by American Heart Association
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa First Lady Chris Branstad will be named “Volunteer of the Year” Saturday at the American Heart Association’s Des Moines Heart Ball. The Heart Ball celebrates the American Heart Association of Des Moines’ work, donors, volunteers and the lives saved...
February 11, 2015 - 8:52pm
November 19, 2014
As others see it: Confusion over voting rights continues
Iowa City Press-Citizen Back in April, the Iowa Supreme Court added itself to the long list of people and government entities who aren’t exactly sure who is and isn’t — should be and shouldn’t be — allowed to vote in Iowa. That list also includes the Iowa Secretary of...
November 19, 2014 - 5:29pm
September 12, 2014
Branstad to deposed after election
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Citing his busy schedule, Gov. Terry Branstad has put off the date for his deposition in a high-profile civil lawsuit until after the November election. After his attorney objected to September and October dates, Branstad is scheduled to be questioned Nov....
September 12, 2014 - 10:33pm
September 5, 2014
Lake Park farmer honored as Environmental Leader
LAKE PARK, Iowa —The view outside the window of Scott Mitchell’s home in rural Lake Park shows a wide expanse of cropland — rows...
September 5, 2014 - 10:01pm