Flyover State

NJ.com reporter Claude Brodesser-Akner broke the news yesterday: Gov. Terry Branstad and Bruce Rastetter, along with former Nebraska Gov. David Heineman, are being announced...

On Friday at the Iowa Event Center’s Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, Gov. Terry Branstad spoke briefly at a rally for GOP presidential nominee...

To its great credit, the Des Moines Register recently began publishing a reporting project called "Trans in Iowa: Fighting for Visibility" that documents the...

Canadian energy transport giant Enbridge Inc. has reached an agreement to buy a minority equity stake in a pipeline system of Texas-based Energy Transfer...

On Monday, the Newton Daily News reported that fires last weekend at three sites along Dakota Access LLC's Bakken pipeline construction route, in Jasper...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday approved federal permits for Dakota Access LLC's Bakken pipeline project — the last major regulatory step...

Last week, after a gunman fatally shot five Dallas cops during a Black Lives Matter protest against recent police killings of African American men...

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has opened an investigation into the offensive social media posts published by jailer Alan Blaylock, office Sgt. Brandon Bracelin...

Update, 7/12: Polk County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Brandon Bracelin has further confirmed to the Informer that an investigation into Blaylock's posts has been launched. Original post: On Friday, Des...

Freshman Sen. Joni Ernst is often described in the media as a GOP rising star and is continuing to embrace that title, this week...