Dakota Access Lawyer Says Company Needs Road Improvements for Project It Denies Involvement In

On Tuesday, Bret Dublinske, a Des Moines attorney working for Dakota Access LLC on its Bakken pipeline project, was in attendance at the Story...

Dakota Access Disputes Questions of Pipeline Construction Violations

In response to concerns that Dakota Access LLC might be moving forward with pipeline construction efforts before complying with the conditions required in order...

IUB Rejects Dakota Access Confidentiality Claims, Warns of Possible Construction Fines

In an order issued Thursday (embedded below), the Iowa Utilities Board largely rejected an argument made by Dakota Access LLC that insurance information about...

Iowa Democratic Party Forms Caucus Review Committee

In the wake of the widely criticized caucuses Feb. 1, Iowa Democrats have organized a 26-member committee, as promised last month, to "conduct a...

Steve King Predicts “Very Nasty” Primary vs. Bertrand

In an interview with the Iowa State Daily about a week and a half after state Sen. Rick Bertrand, R-Sioux City, announced he would...

Weekly News Roundup: Bakken Pipeline Fast-Tracking Rejected, Iowa Senate OK’s Gun Silencer Bill

Request to fast-track Bakken pipeline rejected: On March 16, less than a week after the Iowa Utilities Board became the last of four states...
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Polk County Dem Leaders Defend Convention Process

In the days following the Democratic county conventions last weekend, controversy continued to swirl over the handling of the one in Polk County. There...

State Sen. Rick Bertrand to Primary Steve King

State Sen. Rick Bertrand, a Sioux City businessman and developer, has announced his intentions to primary Congressman Steve King for his 4th congressional district...

Grassley Sticks to His Guns on Vow to Block SCOTUS Nominee

At a Rose Garden press conference this morning, President Obama announced Merrick Garland, an appeals court judge (and second cousin of Gov. Terry Branstad),...

Des Moines 1st Grader Stars in Profane Trump Videos

If it's not appropriate for a first-grader to say, then should a presidential candidate be saying it? That's the premise for a new YouTube video...