Republicans, Democrats plan minority forums for presidential candidates

DES MOINES, Iowa — Leaders of the nation's longest-running presidential forum focusing on minority issues announced Monday events will take pl…

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Columbus Junction City Council: July 8, 2015

COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa — The Columbus Junction City Council will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at City Hall, 232 Second St. 

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Cruz ready to take on the ‘cartel’

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Ted Cruz says he’s ready to take on federal lawmakers and lobbyists, a group he likes to call “the Washington cartel.”

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Poll reveals deep partisan divide in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — A new public opinion poll of Iowans confirmed what many already knew: Republicans and Democrats have diversely different vi…

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Branstad: ‘Stability and predictability’ needed for school funding

DES MOINES, Iowa — “Stability and predictability” were chosen over an extra $55.7 million for Iowa’s public schools.

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Water world

Water world

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Muscatine man dies, another critical after early morning crash

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Two men — including one from Muscatine — died in a crash early Monday morning and another from Muscatine is in critical cond…

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Muscatine County moves forward on communications system

MUSCATINE, Iowa — Muscatine County took another step toward a needed upgrade to emergency communications in the county Monday.

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Muscatine Y hosts blood drive

MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Muscatine Community Y, 1823 Logan St., will host a community blood drive 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 23, in the youth & …

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15 Minutes with Conner McKinney

15 Minutes with Conner McKinney

LETTS, Iowa — At 19, Conner McKinney has already run a business for two years.

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Class of 1952 meets July 15

MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Muscatine High School class of 1952 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, at the Family Diner, 1903 Park Ave.

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Deployed firefighter thankful for community support

Deployed firefighter thankful for community support

MUSCATINE, Iowa — Many families were out enjoying the great weather and festivities over the weekend to celebrate our country's declared indep…

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Photo of the Month - July 2015

Photo of the Month - July 2015

July 06, 2015 12:00 am

West Liberty council to meet

WEST LIBERTY, Iowa — The West Liberty City Council hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, followed by its regular meeting at 7:30 p…

July 05, 2015 6:00 pm

Independence Day in Muscatine

Independence Day in Muscatine

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Class of 1955 meets July 14

MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Muscainte High School class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Pizza Ranch, 106 Ford Ave.

July 05, 2015 4:38 pm

Muscatine Board of Realtors warn against scam

MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Muscatine Board of Realtors is warning potential renters to be aware of phony rental ads. Local realtors are reporting t…

July 05, 2015 4:25 pm

Iowa GOP chief's 'quiet diplomacy' seen as unifying influence

Iowa GOP chief's 'quiet diplomacy' seen as unifying influence

DES MOINES, Iowa — After years of teaching history to community college students, Wilton Republican Jeff Kaufmann had a hand last November in …

July 05, 2015 2:26 pm

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