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September 14, 2012 DES MOINES – An agreement has been reached with the owner of a hunting preserve in Davis County to depopulate the facility of all deer and elk within the next several months following Iowa’s first... more »»

Emerald Ash Borer shows little movement in 2012

September 14, 2012 DES MOINES – The Iowa Emerald Ash Borer Team today said that results from surveillance efforts undertaken again in 2012 show little movement of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive pest that... more »»

CRMA Reinstalls First Floor Galleries for Marvin Cone Exhibition

September 13, 2012 Cedar Rapids-The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will reinstall seven of our first floor galleries with our new exhibition Marvin Cone: An American Master, opening on Saturday, September 29 with a... more »»

Branstad names K. Brian London to head Iowa’s Department of Public Safety

September 13, 2012 (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad today named K. Brian London has the new Commissioner of the Iowa Department of Public Safety. more »»

Vote now to make Iowa transportation project tops in the nation

September 12, 2012 AMES- The reconstruction of Interstate 680 following the devastating floods of 2011 is in the running to be named the 2012 Best Transportation Project in the United States. more »»

Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff in honor of those who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attacks

September 10, 2012 (DES MOINES) – Gov. Branstad is ordering all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow to honor those who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. more »»

Iowa State Fairgoers Are United With Lost Treasures

August 25, 2012 DES MOINES, IA (readMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced today that the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt had another successful year at the Iowa State Fair. more »»


August 23, 2012 If you hunt or fish in Iowa, you have enjoyed the fruits of a program that has been providing money for conservation for 75 years. more »»

Iowa issues 1800 Tequila partial recall notice

August 13, 2012 The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) is alerting customers to a voluntary nationwide recall of 1800® Tequila Silver, Reposado and Coconut in 1. more »»

Iowa DOT releases driver's license practice test iPad app - just like real test

August 12, 2012 AMES- It’s now going to be easier to prepare for getting a driver’s license in Iowa for those with an iPad. more »»


August 11, 2012 DES MOINES—Prior to the rains of August 8, precipitation averaged 50 percent less than normal for the last two weeks. Shallow groundwater levels in parts of Iowa are at or near historic lows. more »»

Colorful Ice Cream Cone Statues Decorate Iowa State Fairgrounds

August 8, 2012 DES MOINES(readMedia)-- Fifty-seven concrete ice cream cones painted by Iowans pay tribute to the Iowa State Fair's Fairlicious foods. more »»

State inspectors to check Iowa State Fair midway games

August 7, 2012 DES MOINES – Inspectors from the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) will conduct a walk-through of the Iowa State Fair midway at 1 p.m., Thursday, August 9. more »»

Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor Sgt. Michael E. Ristau

August 2, 2012 (DES MOINES) – Gov. Branstad is ordering all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3 until 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 6 for Sgt. Michael E. Ristau. more »»

IDPH Receives $900,000 Grant to Improve the Health of Iowans with Disabilities

August 1, 2012 The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been awarded a three-year, $900,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). more »»

27 Layoffs at Woodward as More People Find Community Placements

August 1, 2012 WOODWARD The Woodward Resource Center announced the layoff of 27 workers Tuesday, with officials explaining the action is the result of successful home and community placements for dozens of people... more »»

State Fair Visitors can Register to Win a $5,290 College Savings Iowa Account

July 30, 2012 reasurer Fitzgerald Reminds State Fair Visitors to Register to Win a $5,290 College Savings Iowa Account DES MOINES, IA (07/26/2012)(readMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald reminds Iowa... more »»

Great Seats Available for 2012 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Shows

July 28, 2012 DES MOINES- (readMedia)- Music-loving Fairgoers still have time to purchase tickets for this year's line-up of award-winning Grandstand entertainment and track events. more »»


July 27, 2012 DES MOINES—Prior to the night rains of July 25, Iowa averaged only 0.37 inches of rain, much less than the normal two inches for Jul. more »»

Alliant Energy urges energy conservation with forecasted heat wave

July 24, 2012 CEDAR RAPIDS – Interstate Power and Light Co. (IPL), an Alliant Energy company, announced today it will cycle air conditioners for all participating Iowa customers in its southern and central zones. more »»



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