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Celebrate Spring by planting trees

May 19, 2015 DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) State Forest Nursery is helping Iowans to plant more trees this spring by offering 100 additional seedlings to each specialty packet... more »»

Peregrine Falcon recovery takes a big step

May 15, 2015 It’s a big year for peregrine falcons on the Mississippi River with additional nesting pairs being reported at Bellevue, Dubuque, Clinton, Muscatine and Keokuk. more »»

Boys’ State Training School earns 100 percent compliance during audit

May 15, 2015 ELDORA,The Boys’ State Training School (STS) at Eldora has achieved 100 percent compliance in early results shared this week by the American Correctional Association (ACA) as part of its rigorous... more »»

Possible rule changes for Jordan Aquifer to be discussed Feb. 17

February 13, 2015 DES MOINES - The Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) will be asked to approve a Notice of Intended Action to initiate rulemaking changes governing the use of the Jordan Aquifer at its Feb. more »»

One in five U.S. children receiving food stamps

January 30, 2015 The number of children receiving food stamps remains higher than it was before the start of the Great Recession in 2007, according to the U.S. more »»

Iowa Hospitals, EMS, and Lab Partner as Ebola Response Precaution

December 15, 2014 No cases of Ebola have been identified in Iowa; IDPH stresses the likelihood of an Ebola case in Iowa is extremely low The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced it is collaboratin... more »»

Iowa Department of Public Health Urges Iowans to Get Influenza Vaccine

December 12, 2014 The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) urges all Iowans over 6 months of age to receive their yearly seasonal influenza vaccine. more »»

Gov. Branstad orders flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day weekend

December 4, 2014 (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 5 p.m. Friday, December 5, 2014, - 8 a.m. more »»

Board Approves Third Consecutive Tuition Freeze For Resident Undergraduate Students

December 3, 2014 At its Dec. 3 meeting, theIowa Board of Regents voted unanimously to freeze tuition rates for 2015-2016 for resident undergraduate students. more »»

Give Your Garbage Another Life on America Recycles Day

November 12, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. - "I Want To Be Recycled" is the theme of Keep America Beautiful's 2014 America Recycles Day (ARD), which takes place annually on and around Nov. 15 throughout the country. more »»

Grassley Expresses Alarm at Thousands of Federal Workers on Paid Leave for Months

October 20, 2014 WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa today (Monday, Oct. more »»

Iowa Division of Criminal investigation to hold news conference on mystery lottery ticket

October 9, 2014 Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation will be holding a news conference on Thursday to release new details in the mystery lottery ticket from... more »»

Missing Waukon Boy Located

September 8, 2014 Waukon, IOWA -- A 9 year old boy that went missing this morning in Waukon has been found safe and unharmed. more »»

Proposed reconstruction of U.S. 63 in Waterloo to be discussed Aug. 19

August 5, 2014 AMES- Aug. 5, 2014 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Aug. more »»

Bear reported in Clayton County, tracks confirmed

July 18, 2014 Wadena — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has confirmed tracks and scat left near Clayton County beehives came from a black bear. more »»

High water causes hazardous conditions for river recreation

June 19, 2014 DES MOINES – Paddling enthusiasts need to evaluate stream levels before heading out to paddle this week. more »»

Hong Kong Market Reopens for U.S. Beef

June 17, 2014 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the United States and Hong Kong have agreed on new terms and conditions that pave the way for expanded exports of U. more »»

State of Iowa Finalist in Roll Call’s Annual “Taste of America” Competition

June 13, 2014 West Des Moines, IA – Iowa is in a battle to the finish in Roll Call’s Annual “Taste of America Competition. more »»



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