Weekly News Roundup: Cannabis Bill Advances as Funnel Deadline Kills Others, IUB Reconvenes on...

A look at some of the headlines over the past week, on the day of the Iowa Legislature's first funnel deadline for legislation to...

Quirmbach’s 21+ Smoking Bill Dies

A bill (SF 2016) introduced by Ames' Democratic state Sen. Herman Quirmbach that would have raised the smoking age in Iowa to 21 has...

Korver’s Name Circulating as Trade Deadline Approaches

The former Pella star, and now 13-year NBA veteran, Kyle Korver ended his career-best, All Star year in 2014-15 by sustaining an injury in...

Bakken Pipeline Decision May Not Come Until March [Updated]

Update, 2/11: The Iowa Utilities Board has decided against making a decision today on Dakota Access LLC's pipeline permit petition. Instead, the board scheduled a...

Could There Be a Landing Place for Hornacek in NBA’s Coaching Shuffle?

Jeff Hornacek is ISU’s all-time leader in assists and his jersey has been retired and hung at Hilton Colliseum. But as of this week...

Workiva CEO Touts Iowa’s Silicon Prairie in Fast Company

Just in time for caucus day, before the national media forgets about Iowa for another four years, the CEO of Ames-based business software company...

Facing Bernie’s Political Revolution, Clinton Aims to Avoid Second Iowa Upset

Five hours till the new year and another 32 days until Iowa's leadoff caucuses, Bernie Sanders makes a lofty pitch to the hundreds of revelers gathered in the...

McDermott Poised to See More Minutes as Mirotic Out with Injury

The Bulls have already lost two forwards to injury this year as Mike Dunleavy Jr. continues to sit and Joakim Noah is undergoing shoulder...

Federal Court to ISU: Stop Censoring Pot Shirts [Updated]

Preventing an Iowa State University student group from printing T-shirts promoting the reform of marijuana laws on trademark grounds was a violation of students' free speech rights because...

Barnes Makes Top-30 Cut for Olympic Team Consideration

USA Basketball announced Tuesday the 30 players who’ve made the cut for the potentially historic 2016 Olympic team and Ames native Harrison Barnes was among...