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At noon on the eve of Inauguration Day, a few short hours after arriving in Washington DC on an overnight road trip from Ames,...

“Lock her up! Lock her up!” the crowd gathered Friday afternoon in Des Moines chants. Gov. Terry Branstad appears to begin nodding and then...

We almost don’t make it to the put-in site in time to join the flotilla against the Bakken pipeline on the Des Moines River....

When talk radio host Steve Deace invited Bob Eschliman to appear on his show the week before Christmas in 2014, so that he could...

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...

Donald Trump, by email over the weekend, teases a Tuesday evening campaign stop in Ames that's going to be yooge: He's invited a “very special...