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Iowa National Guard

As part of the U.S. Army’s ongoing operational requirements, several Iowa National Guard units will deploy overseas in the coming months. Approximately 330 Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, will deploy in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Central Command is […]

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, additional death confirmed

Under Iowa's Golden Dome.

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 73 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 497 positive cases. One death was reported in Muscatine County, a middle-aged (41-60) resident. There have been a total of 6,888 negative tests to date, which includes testing reported […]

COVID-19 community spread confirmed in Iowa, state agencies take additional measures to limit spread and assist Iowans

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds listens to apprentices talk about their experiences in their apprenticeship program.

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of one additional positive case of an Iowan with COVID-19, for a total of 18 positive cases. The individual is an older adult age 61-80, and a resident of Dallas County. Additionally, IDPH has determined, based on the new COVID-19 case and […]

Congressman Loebsack Offers Latest COVID-19 Information

Dear Friend, With the announcement of Iowans testing positive for the COVID-19 illness, or Coronavirus, I know folks are following this story closely, so I want to make sure you have the latest information in one place. I have included some general information to help stop the spread of this illness, along with a list […]

European Commission approves U.S. soybean use

State of Iowa Seal

DES MOINES – The European Commission recently announced that conservation practices required for U.S. soybean production meet EU sustainability standards, and biodiesel produced from documented soybeans can now be used in the EU. Governor Reynolds released the following statement today, “This is great news for our soybean farmers by adding stability with the expansion of […]

Local National Guard Soldier Helps Uncover Corruption In Afghanistan

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mayor George Toubekis has been continuing his duties to his hometown and also to the US Army since his deployment in August of 2012. On the day of his departure, tears filled the eyes of his family and friends as the sergeant boarded a bus for some training stateside before being deployed […]

Rwandan President Paul Kagame Delivers Commencement Address

Rwandan President Paul Kagame delivers the commencement address Saturday at William Penn University.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Security was tight as the visiting head of state, Rwandan President Paul Kagame was on hand to deliver the 2012 commencement address at William Penn University. Students of William Penn started gathering just before noon in the gymnasium, and the college of working adults gathered in the upstairs gym. Students talked amongst […]

Lt. Gov. Reynolds meets with Vice President Xi

(BEIJING)- Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today met China’s Vice President Xi Jinping while in Beijing on a trade mission with the Iowa Soybean Association. Lt. Gov. Reynolds and Vice President Xi met for 45 minutes in The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The pair discussed Vice President Xi’s visit to Iowa in […]

Romney narrowly wins Iowa Caucus by 8 votes

Des Moines, Iowa- Mitt Romney won the 2012 Iowa Caucus by a matter of 8 votes with final results being presented by Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn. With 100% of the vote reporting, Romney appears to have garnered 25% of the vote to Santorum’s 25% of the vote. Former Pennsylvania Senator shocked many people by […]

Remarks by the President on Osama Bin Laden

The White House

THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children. It was nearly 10 years […]


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