Politics

From the May 2018 print edition of the Informer. PART I: THE CONGRESSMAN'S FORMATIVE YEARS There’s an anecdote Steve King likes to tell the press on...

Earlier this month, Congressman Steve King once again vaulted his name into national news headlines with his staunch anti-immigrant views, this time for retweeting...

Congressman Steve King on Tuesday defended the detention of immigrant children at the US-Mexico border, tweeting a link to a video of what he...

Mark Chelgren is a man of many hats: wheelchair parts inventor, AR-15 manufacturer, state senator. In a past life, before he was at the...

Leann Jacobsen is a coffee shop and wine bar owner and City Council member in Spencer, a town of about 11,000 in northwestern Iowa's...

IN RECENT MONTHS, two high-profile scandals have put the Iowa GOP’s inability to adequately address sexual harassment complaints into stark relief against the backdrop...

IN OCTOBER 2016, the Story County Republican Party hosted its seventh annual Wendy Jensen Memorial Chili Supper, named in honor of a local volunteer...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds made a last-minute schedule change this week, cancelling a trip to New York for a series of Iowa economic development...

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. The Ames Public Library recently announced plans for a four-day youth workshop in...

John Guandolo is a former FBI agent who resigned in disgrace over a series of ethical violations including an affair with a confidential source...