Meetings with Iowa farmers to talk about suing over GMO seeds
Former State Ag Secretary Patty Judge, who also served one term as the state’s lieutenant governor, has been hired to travel the state this week with a lawyer and they are talking to farmers who planted a particular kind of corn. “I’m not trying to give anybody legal advice. I’m a farmer,” Judge told Radio […]Full Post...
Red Cross still looking for ‘Heroes of the Heartland’ nominations
The Red Cross will be recognizing several Iowans for “extraordinary acts of courage.” Kara Kelly, spokesperson for the American Red Cross of Greater Iowa, says Heroes of the Heartland events will be held this spring in Fort Dodge, Sioux City, Spencer, Ottumwa, and Des Moines. “This is our largest fundraiser in each of these communities […]Full Post...
Iowa’s senators among 62 who voted to authorize Keystone XL Pipeline
Iowa’s two Republican senators have voted for legislation that would authorize construction fo the Keystone XL pipeline. Senator Joni Ernst afterwards told reporters she was a “proud co-sponsor” of the bill. “My colleagues and I promised our folks back home that we would govern in a responsible way and that’s what we are doing,” Ernst said during […]Full Post...
Legislators question plan to close MHIs in Clarinda, Mount Pleasant
A panel of legislators grilled the state official who was dispatched to defend Governor Branstad’s proposal to close the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant. Rick Shults, the director of mental health and disability services for the Iowa Department of Human Services, testified before a budget subcommittee on Thursday. “We clearly are having […]Full Post...
Hawkeye coach: Aaron White’s status still not know for Saturday’s game
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says senior forward Aaron White still hopes to play in Saturday’s game against second ranked Wisconsin. White has not practiced this week after suffering a “shoulder stinger” in a loss at Purdue. “Obviously we want him in the lineup, he wants to be in the lineup. I think there’s probably a […]Full Post...
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