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Michele Bachmann’s Exit Strategy

EIGHT IS ENOUGH: In an e-mail message to supporters and a video posted online early this morning Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., announced she would not seek a fifth term in Congress in 2014. “Be assured, my ...

Train Camera Will Help Explain Maryland Derailment

Authorities investigating a train derailment in Maryland that caused an explosion and left one person in serious condition are hoping that a camera on the front of the train will be able to help them answer ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The Iowa Transportation Museum is now open in Grinnell. The museum is at the site where Spaulding cars were once manufactured. Executive director, Chuck Brooke, says the Spaulding history ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Gardening is being promoted to Iowans through a new statewide initiative that’s designed to reach out to people who’ve never grown anything as well as current gardeners who might be ...

Residents of New Hartford in north-central Iowa are bracing for more flooding with heavy rain remaining in the forecast. Beaver Creek has risen to a depth of 12.3 feet in New Hartford, which is slightly above flood ...

Heavy weekend rains caused both the Floyd River and Willow Creek to crest above flood stage Monday, creating numerous problems for residents, and city officials in Le Mars. The Floyd River rose to nearly 24 feet ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Cell phone owners will pay more to support the networks that handle emergency 911 calls as a result of legislation Governor Terry Branstad has signed into law. Iowans who have a land line ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Flash flooding forced officials to issue a voluntary evacuation order Monday for the northeast Iowa town of New Hartford, but very few people fled their homes. The area’s most famous ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Its first set of Iowa polls were released late last week, with favorability ratings for the candidates who’ve said they will or may run for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat in 2014. Peter Brown ...

(Radio Iowa News) – If the governor approves, a new state “autism support fund” will be created. Representative Dave Heaton is a Republican from Mount Pleasant who worked on the proposal in the ...