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  • Sarah Palin in Iowa: It was a curious speech
    Sarah Palin in Iowa: It was a curious speech
    Sarah Palin made an unusual speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit last weekend. In a Monday article,The Christian Science Monitorquestioned whether the spirited former governor was "getting in the way" of the legitimate 2016 candidates. It...
  • Numerous GOP candidates spoke at Iowa Freedom Summit
    Interesting Quotes from the Iowa Freedom Summit
    A competitive and potentially crowded contest got underway at the recent Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines. The event featured just under a dozen Republicans, including Senator Ted Cruz and Rick Santorum. The summit served as a pre-ceremony to the...
  • Scott Walker
    Conservatives burning bridges: Scott Walker
    All gathered around in a like-kinds universe, lathering and lapping in conservative ideology, men are drinking their own bathwater. The story today from Cameron Joseph at The Hill is that “Scott Walker shows fire in Iowa” and perhaps...
  • A major weather change has arrived
    Blizzard warning issued until 1AM
    The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning until 1 AM, a winter weather advisory from 1 AM thorough 6 AM Sunday.Light snow and strong winds will continue through midnight. The winds will cause low visibility and travel will not be...
  • An Iowa man assaulted his pregnant wife with a McChicken sandwich
    "McCrime": Iowa man assaults pregnant wife with McChicken sandwich
    How can something so innocent like McDonald's McChicken sandwich be a weapon of choice in a crime, one Iowa man was able figure out how to make it possible. A man was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2014 for attacking and assaulting his wife...
  • Man assaults wife with McChicken sandwich
    McChicken attack: Des Moines man assaults wife with McChicken sandwich
    Yes, the headline is correct. A man in Des Moines was arrested and jailed Tuesday for assaulting his wife with a McDonald's McChicken sandwich. Now, before you laugh and throw clucky clichés, be aware this is a serious matter because the wife...
  • Sioux City weather forecast for November 20, 2014
    Sioux City weather forecast for November 21, 2014
    Clouds will continue to increase as we head into the overnight. Temperatures will bottom out around 12 degrees by midnight and will rise into the upper teens by 8AM. Skies will be mostly cloudy for Friday with high temperatures in the mid 30s. We...
  • Virgin Mary image in tree in Polk City Iowa
    Virgin Mary image in tree in Polk City Iowa
    Apparently the image of the Virgin Mary has appeared again causing people to stop and take inventory on why this would happen, what might begin to happen. The image is in the trunk of a tree that is about six feet in diameter and its home is in...
  • Senator Elect Joni Ernst
    Joni Ernst is going to the United States Senate to 'make them squeal'
    As the Wall Street Journal noted on Tuesday, Joni Ernst, a Republican Iowa state senator, won her race to become a United States senator, filling the seat being vacated by Democrat Tom Harkin. She is the first woman to be sent to the Senate by...
  • Nikki Bracy
    Dysart's Candy. The legend lives on.
    Dysart’s candy and ice cream store was located on 1st Avenue in Cedar Rapids, Iowa until about 1975 when the store closed ending an era of amazing handcrafted candies and ice cream. It was a small family owned store loved and very popular...
  • Sen. Tom Harkin at  the 10th annual 'Bruce, Blues & BBQ.'
    Sen. Harken Joins the Democrats' War on Women
    Iowa's retiring U.S. Senator Democrat Tom Harkin released his inner male chauvinist yesterday and joined the Democrats' despicable war on woman disparaging Republican:"Well, I hear so much about Joni Ernst. She is really attractive,...
  • The Orange Prize
    New novel 'Lila' tells a story of second chances
    The newly released book Lila: A Novel, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson, tells the poignant and compelling story of a neglected toddler Lila, who is rescued and brought up by a clever drifter named Doll. Although there is a...
  • Slipknot - .5: The Gray Chapter
    Slipknot release '5: The Gray Chapter', newest album in 6 years
    The anxiously awaited new album from Slipknot officially debuts worldwide within the next 24 hours. Aptly titled .5: The Gray Chapter, it is the band’s fifth studio album and the first to be written and recorded without two founding members,...
  • Doug Butzier
    US Senate candidate from Iowa dies in plane crash
    Election results are occasionally altered by an October surprise. In the 2014 race for the US Senate seat in Iowa, a particularly tragic surprise has occurred.Around 11:00 p.m. CDT on Oct. 13, Libertarian candidate Dr. Doug Butzier was piloting a...
  • new polls for election 2014
    New battleground polls bring good news for GOP
    With just under a month to go until this year’s midterm elections, a number of new polls released this week on Monday and Tuesday, October 12 and 13, bring encouraging news for Republicans. The new round of polling found Republicans leading...