DES MOINES, Iowa – Lawmakers in Iowa have voted to dismantle the state’s 40-year-old collective bargaining law, dramatically weakening the power of public sector labor unions and leaving some 185,000 public workers unable to bargain over benefits, healthcare, vacations, retirement, and nearly all workplace issues outside of wages. Iowa is a right-to-work state, and the new […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO) -- Seventeen weeks pregnant, Tara Matlock and soon-to-be first-time father Jonathan Taylor are looking forward to the future. "I found somebody I can spend the rest of my life with, that's going to be the mother of my child." But it's when that future became a reality that has left many reaching for a tissue. Show More Summary
Des Moines Register. February 15, 2017 How minimum wage bill could strip civil rights Statehouse inertia is replaced by mindless obstructionism of local efforts.Almost lost in the debate over the … Click to Continue »
A new Des Moines Register poll finds 42% of Iowans approve of the job President Trump is doing, while 49% disapprove. “Trump won Iowa on his way to the White House by 9 percentage points in November, his widest victory [...]
The Hawkeyes are said to be adding Tim Polasek from FCS. North Dakota State offensive coordinator Tim Polasek is headed to Iowa to coach offensive line, according to the Des Moines Register. Jokingly, this could be seen as a lateral move, given the fact that the Bison beat the Hawkeyes last year on the road. Show More Summary
The Iowa State student senate will consider a resolution Wednesday that would ask university President Steve Leath to have the university declared a "sanctuary campus." The Des Moines Register reports … Click to Continue »
Des Moines Register. February 7, 2017 No eyelash left behind in IowaThere may be nothing better protected by Iowa law than hair. Yes, hair. State statute prohibits anyone without thousands … Click to Continue »
Tonights show was originally recorded by Jimmy Pryor on a open reel tape machine in 1967 live at the Pines. It was a supper club located just north of the city limits of Des Moines. In 2000 it was remastered to digital by Lee Bell, or Wolfer sound. Show More Summary
SPIRO AGNEW’S MEDIA LEGACY: TRUMP, OBAMA AND TIME MAGAZINE: What Spiro Agnew accomplished with that speech in Des Moines was to quite openly and publicly turn the tables on the mainstream media by casting doubt on their ability to tell the truth in an unbiased fashion. From that moment on, the media – television networks […]
Bob Rees wants to make your tofu taste as good as your flavored yogurt.
Three area non-profit organizations received retired RideShare vans through the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority's (DART) van donation program.
Des Moines Register investigation reveals pattern of suspended prison sentences.
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) reminisces about a 1970 episode of The Mary Tyler Moor Show involving an IRS audit. The bewitching glamor of the 1970s IRS. The Mary Tyler Moore Show was a Saturday night childhood staple...
Earlier this month the Kent Reporter had a story about disagreements between the Kent City Council and Sound Transit on restroom facilities at its two Kent stations (Kent/Des Moines and Star Lake/272nd). For the more dramatic account, see KOMO. Back when Kent was adopting its (impressive) rezone for the Kent “Midway” area in advance of light rail, the […]
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO) -- One Target employee in Iowa definitely knows how to make work a little more exciting, and now he's going viral. Chase Carlson, 24, posted a video of himself dancing at a metro Target. The caption reads,...Show More Summary
A small but committed group of protesters at the Des Moines International Airport were among tens of thousands around the country who protested Trump's ban against Muslims and refugees. Flickr I wish it were not so, but I’m afraid this weekend is a preview of what American politics will be in the Trump era. Show More Summary
The route, with stations at Kent/Des Moines near Highline College, South 272nd Street, and the Federal Way Transit Center, will travel along the west side of Interstate 5 between stations and maximize future transit oriented development around the station
If only there were a recent report showing how to fix this. Today’s Des Moines Register has a big story about […]
South Florida fans of the insanely popular musical Hamilton have felt snubbed this year, as the touring production announced visits to cities like Salt Lake City and Des Moines, but skipped Miami and Ft. Lauderdale entirely. The closest local Hamilfans could get was last month's auditions held at FIU. Until...
“Yes, snooty coastal enclaves like Des Moines, Iowa — the Kennebunkport of the Prairie), [and] Wichita, Kansas — I think Anna Winter took Hampton Jitney to that one,” Bee said, replying to Fox News clips.