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March 2012 is officially the warmest March on record for dozens of cities, 25 states

April 4, 2012 Few will argue that March 2012 felt more like late spring or summer across the eastern two-thirds of the U.S., and now meteorologists can also officially deem the month as histori. more »»

Utility moratorium on disconnections in Iowa ends for this heating season

April 3, 2012 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – April 2, 2012 – Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), an Alliant Energy company, encourages Iowa customers who are not current on their utility bills to take action now. more »»

MegaMillions at estimated $640 million for tonight's drawing

March 30, 2012 The Iowa Lottery says he next estimated jackpot is $640,000,000 for Mega millions drawing on Friday night. March 30. Cash Option is $462,000,000. more »»

UPDATE: World Record Mega Millions Jackpot Raised to $640 Million For Friday

March 30, 2012 UPDATE: World Record Mega Millions Jackpot Raised to $640 Million For Friday Jackpot Stands At An Estimated $640 Million Annuity, $462 Million Cash Option DES MOINES, Iowa - The monster jackpot fo... more »»

Mega Millions to $476 million

March 28, 2012 Winning Numbers Drawing Date: 03/27 9 19 34 44 51 24 Megaplier: 3 * The next estimated jackpot is $476,000,000. * Cash Option is $341,400,000. more »»

Iowa record yellow perch caught

March 26, 2012 DUBUQUE, Iowa – Travis Peterson, 18, of Dubuque, caught a 16-inch, 2 pounds 7 ounce state record yellow perch in Pool 12 on the Mississippi River on March 13. more »»

Chris Branstad to recognize deserving leaders in family empowerment and youth leadership

March 25, 2012 The annual Youth & Shelter Services Risky Business Conference is now seeking nominations to recognize deserving leaders in family empowerment and youth leadership with this year’s LIFE Award and... more »»

Northey invites Iowans to take part in spring photo contest on Facebook

March 23, 2012 DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is kicking off a “Spring Facebook Fun Photo Contest. more »»

Cedar Rapids and RAGBRAI announce Counting Crows in concert on July 26

March 22, 2012 Cedar Rapids, IA- On Thursday, July 26, 2012 the community of Cedar Rapids and the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa™ will host Counting Crows in concert. more »»

Planning to lose weight? Think about it

March 21, 2012 With Spring arriving today and Summer just around the corner, weight loss goals are top of mind for many who are about to shed their winter layers. more »»

MCC softball players involved in accident

March 12, 2012 The 15-passenger van transporting members of the Marshalltown Community College softball team, on a spring break trip to play several games and a tournament, was involved in a two-vehicle accident... more »»

Show your love for the Iowa State Fair

March 3, 2012 DES MOINES, IA (readMedia)-- What's not to love about the great Iowa State Fair? From funnel cakes, ferris wheels, food on a stick and free entertainment, to premier livestock events, expansive art... more »»

Iowa Public TV announces March Festival schedule

March 2, 2012 Iowa Public Television Showcases Quality Music, Lifestyle, Iowa, and Travel Programming during Festival 2012 March 3 through March 20 Johnston, IA - Iowans who enjoy Iowa Public Television's music... more »»

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa Grants 2,500th Wish

March 1, 2012 Des Moines, IA- Wishes to Walt Disney World Resort may be the most typical wish for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, but there was nothing commonplace about Elizabeth's wish. more »»

Iowa applies for No Child Left Behind waiver

February 29, 2012 DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass and other department leaders on Tuesday, Feb. more »»

Jimmy Buffett's Welcome to Fun Land Tour coming to D.M.

February 26, 2012 Des Moines--- Des Moines, the wait is over. more »»

Last Chance to See Glen Campbell Perform in “The Goodbye Tour”

February 25, 2012 The legendary Glen Campbell brings “The Goodbye Tour” to Iowa’s Building of the Century, Stephens Auditorium, on April 15. more »»

Collection of Lincoln documents, letters second largest west of Mississippi

February 24, 2012 More than 80 documents and letters written to or signed by President Abraham Lincoln are now available for public viewing on the Iowa Heritage Digital Collection (IHDC) website (www.iowaheritage. more »»

State Memeorial weekend campsites reservations open Feb. 25

February 24, 2012 MEMORIAL WEEKEND CAMPSITES SOON AVAILABLE FOR RESERVATION   The three month window to reserve a state park campsite for a Friday arrival on Memorial Day weekend opens Feb. 25. more »»

 
 

 

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