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Trump denies report he paid only $750 in income taxes in 2016 and 2017


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:56:30 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Trump told reporters at the White House that "actually I paid tax," but said he would not release returns on his own because they are under IRS audit, an excuse he has used for years.

       

Read more: Trump denies report he paid only $750 in income taxes in 2016 and 2017


Photos: TinyFest Midwest puts tiny homes on display in Des Moines


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:14:12 +0000

Author: Kelsey Kremer, kkremer@dmreg.com

The traveling tiny home festival comes to Des Moines.

       

Read more: Photos: TinyFest Midwest puts tiny homes on display in Des Moines


At least 12 injured, 1 dead in shooting at Waterloo club early Saturday


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 18:10:15 +0000

Author: Andrea May Sahouri and Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

A Waterloo shooting resulted in one death and a dozen injured. Two victims remain in critical condition.

       

Read more: At least 12 injured, 1 dead in shooting at Waterloo club early Saturday


First frost of fall possible Thursday, Friday as cooler temperatures set in


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 16:58:39 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

Temperatures dropped more than 20 degrees Sunday as fall set into central Iowa.

       

Read more: First frost of fall possible Thursday, Friday as cooler temperatures set in


Iowa reports another 4 COVID-19 deaths, 804 positive cases


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 15:43:32 +0000

Author: Register staff, Des Moines Register

Iowa reported its first three COVID-19 cases on March 8. Fifteen counties are above the 15% positivity rate.

       

Read more: Iowa reports another 4 COVID-19 deaths, 804 positive cases


A Community Thrives: Donate to your favorite community-building nonprofit


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 09:40:09 +0000

Author: Missy Keenan, Special to the Register

More than 900 nonprofits from across the country – 55 of them in Iowa – are participating in A Community Thrives to raise money for community-building programs. A Community Thrives is a grantmaking and crowdfunding initiative, funded by the Gannett Foundation and part of the USA TODAY NETWORK.

       

Read more: A Community Thrives: Donate to your favorite community-building nonprofit


Photos: Mural depicting George Floyd unveiled in Iowa City


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 02:36:36 +0000

Author: Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

The mural was painted by artist Tierra Armstrong at a building on North Dubuque Street in Iowa City.

       

Read more: Photos: Mural depicting George Floyd unveiled in Iowa City


Breece Hall had a 75-yard TD run in ISU win at TCU


Created: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 00:42:53 +0000

Author: Iowa State Athletics

Breece Hall has his second 100-yard rushing game this season

       

Read more: Breece Hall had a 75-yard TD run in ISU win at TCU


Get ready: Register to vote or check your status here


Created: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 16:41:26 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

The USA TODAY Network in Iowa is committed to making sure Iowans make their vote count. Use the tools here to check your registration status and more.

       

Read more: Get ready: Register to vote or check your status here


Iowa Poll: Iowans are wearing masks more often to ward off the coronavirus, especially if they're Democrats


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 23:01:21 +0000

Author: Tony Leys, Des Moines Register

Just 28% of Iowa adults plan to seek a coronavirus vaccine as soon as it's available; 45% plan to wait; and 21% don't plan to be vaccinated.

       

Read more: Iowa Poll: Iowans are wearing masks more often to ward off the coronavirus, especially if they're Democrats


Trump picks Barrett for Supreme Court, embracing political fight


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 21:10:25 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Trump's nomination of Barrett will be a major campaign issue, coming just three days before his first debate with Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

       

Read more: Trump picks Barrett for Supreme Court, embracing political fight


Ames City Council releases police policies report addressing racial profiling, funding, use of force


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 20:02:45 +0000

Author: Isabella Rosario, Ames Tribune

The 'Policing in Ames: A Path Forward' report will be the focus of Ames City Council's meeting on Tuesday.

       

Read more: Ames City Council releases police policies report addressing racial profiling, funding, use of force


Football: Ankeny Centennial topples Ames 21-17 while Ankeny High beats Valley 35-10


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 19:48:13 +0000

Author: Adam Hensley, Special to the Register

Football: Ankeny Centennial ends losing streak with win over Ames 21-17 and Ankeny High wins over Valley 35-10

       

Read more: Football: Ankeny Centennial topples Ames 21-17 while Ankeny High beats Valley 35-10


Speakers: U.S. needs 'green recovery' after triple whammy of COVID, climate change, racial justice issues


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 19:29:07 +0000

Author: Perry Beeman, Iowa Capital Dispatch

This country's struggle to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and racial justice shows the need for a multi-trillion-dollar "green recovery," speakers told the Society of Environmental Journalists Wednesday.

       

Read more: Speakers: U.S. needs 'green recovery' after triple whammy of COVID, climate change, racial justice issues


Report: During COVID-19, Iowa children may be more prone to abuse and neglect


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 19:11:01 +0000

Author: Linh Ta, Iowa Capital Dispatch

Iowa children, and particularly children from non-white families, are more at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect or a household challenge in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new statewide report that looks at adverse childhood experiences.

       

Read more: Report: During COVID-19, Iowa children may be more prone to abuse and neglect


Family, friends gather to celebrate the life of University of Iowa grad who drowned in June


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 18:41:13 +0000

Author: Hillary Ojeda, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Dozens of family and friends of a former University of Iowa graduate gathered in Iowa City on Friday to celebrate her life.

       

Read more: Family, friends gather to celebrate the life of University of Iowa grad who drowned in June


Iowa nature centers, state parks work to recover from 'heartbreaking' derecho devastation


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 16:49:17 +0000

Author: Kiley Wellendorf and Sarah Kay LeBlanc, Ames Tribune

The Iowa Arboretum had its second large-scale roadblock of the year on Aug. 10, when a derecho ripped across the state.

       

Read more: Iowa nature centers, state parks work to recover from 'heartbreaking' derecho devastation


Drone video: Derecho damage at Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 16:39:33 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Video from Indian Creek Nature Center shows devastation from the Aug. 10 derecho, which took down an estimated 60% of the Iowa center's tree cover.

       

Read more: Drone video: Derecho damage at Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids


Iowa reports another 8 COVID-19 deaths, 992 new cases


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 15:54:44 +0000

Author: Register staff, Des Moines Register

Sixteen counties report a coronavirus positivity rate above 15%. Iowa reported its first three COVID-19 cases on March 8.

       

Read more: Iowa reports another 8 COVID-19 deaths, 992 new cases


Photos: "Back the Blue" march parades through downtown with police blocking roads along route


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 12:02:06 +0000

Author: Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Organizers filled a permit with the City of Iowa City to hold a "parade in support of our Law Enforcement Officers."

       

Read more: Photos: "Back the Blue" march parades through downtown with police blocking roads along route


Iowa will temporarily remove Davenport superintendent, CFO over inequities in discipline of minority students


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 03:48:41 +0000

Author: Charles Flesher, Des Moines Register

Davenport failed to address inequities in how minority students are disciplined, inadequate special education services and serious school safety concerns, the state says.

       

Read more: Iowa will temporarily remove Davenport superintendent, CFO over inequities in discipline of minority students


Photos: DMPS athletes get together for football


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 02:38:25 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Public School football players, barred from playing football, got together for pick-up football games on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at Water Works Park in Des Moines.

       

Read more: Photos: DMPS athletes get together for football


Ernst as flip-flopper? Greenfield as court packer? SCOTUS vacancy jolts already hot Senate race


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:56:54 +0000

Author: Brianne Pfannenstiel and Nick Coltrain, Des Moines Register

Both parties are claiming the development will energize their voters, even as polling and fundraising numbers appear to benefit Democrats.

       

Read more: Ernst as flip-flopper? Greenfield as court packer? SCOTUS vacancy jolts already hot Senate race


Expecting a surge of mail-in votes, Iowa will give counties a head-start on opening absentee ballots


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:33:58 +0000

Author: Ian Richardson, Des Moines Register

The emergency directive will give county election officials more time to begin opening absentee ballots ahead of Election Day this year.

       

Read more: Expecting a surge of mail-in votes, Iowa will give counties a head-start on opening absentee ballots


Army specialist from Iowa says military officials mishandled her claims of sexual assault


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:56:30 +0000

Author: Melody Mercado, Des Moines Register

After filing multiple complaints of sexual assault and harassment to the Department of Defense and commanding officers - native Iowan Camerina Gonzalez was arrested by officials after seeking civilian care.

       

Read more: Army specialist from Iowa says military officials mishandled her claims of sexual assault


Iowa adding 27,000 antigen test results from long-term care facilities to its coronavirus website


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:45:06 +0000

Author: Ian Richardson, Des Moines Register

The batch of test results comes from long-term care facilities that have conducted surveillance testing on staff during the month of September.

       

Read more: Iowa adding 27,000 antigen test results from long-term care facilities to its coronavirus website


Sioux County leads state with 31% positive test rate as coronavirus activity increases in northwest Iowa


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:08:57 +0000

Author: Ian Richardson, Des Moines Register

State health officials have not attributed the rise to any specific outbreaks but say they're continuing to conduct case investigations.

       

Read more: Sioux County leads state with 31% positive test rate as coronavirus activity increases in northwest Iowa


Gov. Kim Reynolds continues bar closures in Johnson, Story counties


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:21:52 +0000

Author: Stephen Gruber-Miller, Des Moines Register

Reynolds closed bars in six Iowa counties last month. She has reopened them in four counties, but extended the closure in two counties until Oct. 4.

       

Read more: Gov. Kim Reynolds continues bar closures in Johnson, Story counties


Warren County absentee ballot requests approach 10,000 ahead of early voting begins Oct. 5


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 21:03:18 +0000

Author: George Shillcock, Des Moines Register

"Don't be afraid of the postal system, but if people are comfortable on election day... (polls) will be open," the Warren County auditor said.

       

Read more: Warren County absentee ballot requests approach 10,000 ahead of early voting begins Oct. 5


UNI's Gallagher Bluedorn Auditorium hosts live steam shows


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 20:39:56 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

UNI's Gallagher Bluedorn Auditorium hosts live steam shows after live performances put on hold

       

Read more: UNI's Gallagher Bluedorn Auditorium hosts live steam shows

 
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