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Major Party Candidates for Iowa Governor Debate Tonight

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and challenger Fred Hubbell, a Democrat, are set for their first debate tonight(Wed), giving voters a chance to compare the candidates weeks before the November election. The debate at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny this evening at 7 comes as Reynolds, a Republican, seeks her first full term after…read more »

NWS Confirms Three Tuesday Iowa Tornadoes So Far

Strong storms bringing high winds and heavy rain swept parts of southern, central and eastern Iowa yesterday(Tues). Coverage partner TV9 reports that a couple of tornadoes touched down yesterday(Tues) afternoon in Benton County.  The station says one was spotted on the ground near Blairstown and another near Chelsea.  Benton County Emergency Management officials say there…read more »

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