Iowa State News
Donald Trump to campaign in Iowa Thursday
Donald Trump is coming to Iowa for the first time since he secured the Republican nomination for president. It will also mark Trump’s first trip to the state since he finished second in the Iowa caucuses. On the night of February 1, Trump recalled how “everybody” told him not to campaign in Iowa. “I was […]Full Post...
Iowa’s DNC roll call: 30 delegates for Clinton, 21 for Sanders
Thirty of the 51 delegates from Iowa will cast their votes for Hillary Clinton tonight when roll call is taken at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Christina Blackcloud, a member of the Mesquakie Settlement in Tama, is one of those Clinton delegates. “She supports everything that I support, basically,” Blackcloud says. “For instance, gender […]Full Post...
Prestage Farms owner pleased with progress on Wright County plant
Wright County leaders Monday unanimously approved the second reading of a zoning change from agricultural to industrial that will allow Prestage Farms to move forward with its plan to build a $240 million pork processing plant proposed near Eagle Grove. It must still pass on a third reading before becoming final. Ron Prestage, owner of […]Full Post...
Hawkeyes must deal with expectations
What a difference a year makes for the Iowa football team. A year ago, coach Kirk Ferentz was being questioned about the direction of the program at Big Ten Media Day. This morning, Ferentz was asked about the Hawkeyes’ chances of repeating as West Division champs after posting a 12-0 regular season mark. “Predictions […]Full Post...
U.S.D.A. meteorologist says crops have handled high heat
Cooler, more seasonable weather is in Iowa’s forecast this week as last week’s extreme high temperatures in the upper 90s are giving way to the 80s and even the upper 70s. Iowa’s crops appear to have weathered the triple-digit heat indices well, according to Brad Rippey, a meteorologist with the U.S.D.A. “It looks like the […]Full Post...
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