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Reynolds Says UNI Break Shouldn’t Affect Dist. 30 Senate Election

Governor Kim Reynolds is dismissing criticism of her decision to schedule a special election for a state Senate district in the Cedar Falls area while University of Northern Iowa students are on spring break. Asked yesterday(Tues) if she knew students would be gone when she scheduled the election for March 19, the Republican governor responded,…read more »

Reynolds Names First Minority to Iowa Supreme Court

Governor Kim Reynolds late this(Wed) morning announced her appointment of Iowa Court of Appeals Judge Christopher McDonald to the State Supreme Court. McDonald, who lives in Des Moines and also served as a district judge in the 5th District before he was named to the Appellate Court, thanked many people for his success, including several…read more »

Sumner Volunteers Rescue Man from Corn Bin

Volunteer firefighters rescued a northeast Iowa man who became trapped in a grain bin. Members of the Sumner Fire Department were called Monday afternoon to a farm in Bremer County, where a man was buried up to his waist in corn. Kip Ladage, the Bremer County Emergency Management coordinator, says the firefighters were able to…read more »

You’ve Seen His Ads on Television Since 2017

He was the first to declare his candidacy for President in 2017 and former Maryland Congressman John Delaney opened a campaign office at 10 West 4th Street in downtown Waterloo Monday night. Speaking with KXEL’s Jeff Stein on Live & Local, Delaney said so many choices we’re told to make in deciding which major party…read more »

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