Is Emmalee’s Law Unconstitutional? Probably Not.

Constitutional concerns about an Iowa bill that would allow for stricter penalties in hit-and-run cases involving injury or death would likely not block its...

Weekly News Roundup: Former Cyclones Star Monte Morris Linked to FBI Probe of College...

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Yahoo Sports reported Friday on documents and bank records it reviewed stemming from...

Fred Kirschenmann Looks Beyond 2018 for Leopold Center’s Future

The two remaining staffers of Iowa State University's Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture after GOP lawmakers cut its state funding last year remain committed...

Bronywn’s Council Preview, February 13, 2018: Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget Wrap-Up

The Ames City Council budget wrap-up meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. The regular council meeting will immediately follow budget wrap-up. The agenda includes: BUDGET WRAP-UP...

Beth Wessel-Kroeschell Has Introduced a Bill to Re-Fund the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

On Tuesday morning, a grassroots coalition called Iowa Sustainable Agriculture met in Des Moines to call for new funding for Iowa State University’s Leopold...

The Most Extreme Bills Proposed So Far in the 2018 Iowa Legislative Session

As the Iowa Legislature enters its fourth full week in the second consecutive year of total Republican control, the party seeks to continue its...

Weekly News Roundup: State GOP Hires HR Director, Ferentz Goes to War with Neighbors

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Reynolds Gives First Condition of the State Address Earlier this month, Republican Gov. Kim...

ISU’s Unconstitutional Marijuana T-Shirt Ban Costs Taxpayers Upwards of $343,000

The long saga of two former Iowa State University students' legal battle against the university for prohibiting them from printing pro-pot T-shirts finally neared...

Ames Chamber Members Have Given Over $25,000 to Steve King

The Ames Chamber of Commerce recently refused to comment on anti-diversity tweets that echo white nationalist rhetoric by Republican Congressman Steve King, a recent...

Director Expresses Frustrations, Optimism for Leopold Center’s Future

Mark Rasmussen, the director of Iowa State University’s Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, led a discussion Monday on campus about the future of the...