A state Senate ethics committee has opted not to act on a complaint filed against a Republican senator that accused him of taking improper payments from Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign.
A former aide to Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has filed an ethics complaint with the Iowa Senate, alleging that during her presidential campaign she made improper payments to a state senator.
The death of a woman found fatally stabbed in a rural Iowa farmhouse near Early has been ruled a homicide, authorities said Monday.
On a night last week when Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was hosting a holiday reception at the governor’s mansion in Des Moines, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, typically close at his side during such events, was conspicuously absent.
The first widespread snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous driving conditions that, in Iowa, led to a 25-vehicle pileup that killed one person.
Sometimes the Bite of Minnesota blog goes on a little road trip to take a bite out of another state. This time it took a bite of Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa to be a little more specific.
A mother and father have been charged with false imprisonment after their adopted teenage children told authorities their parents locked them in the basement of their suburban Des Moines home for weeks, only allowed them out for school and passed their meals under the locked door.
A Minnesota filmmaker sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role in the Iowa Film Office scandal has been denied an appeal of her sentence by the Iowa Court of Appeals.
The Midwest Governors Association will meet in Des Moines and mark the organization’s 50th anniversary.
Authorities have released the name of a driver found dead in a car that went into a pond at Water Works Park in Des Moines.
Dramatic video of a woman unable to stop her speeding car had us wondering: What do you do in the same situation?
Republican Paul Ryan says President Barack Obama is diminishing the future for the nation’s children.
A storm system moving through the Midwest has caused power outage across Iowa and toppled semis on Interstate 29.
The Toro Co. has selected a key interstate intersection in Ankeny for its new distribution center in Iowa.
House Democrats have left the Statehouse, stalling debate on two measures dealing with gun rights.