Politics

At its monthly meeting today, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' Environmental Protection Commission unanimously rejected a petition filed by the progressive advocacy groups...

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 22: Motion directing staff regarding regulating occupancy in rental units If you've...

Update, 9/12: According to initial results (PDF), with a turnout of just over 8.5 percent, challengers Monic Behnken, Jamet Colton, and Gina Perez have...

On Sunday, white supremacist propaganda similar to that found multiple times last fall on Iowa State University's campus was found on a yard sign...

Some Iowa sheriffs say an increase in the number of non-professional permits to carry handguns, coupled with new or recent gun laws in the...

The 29 Iowa counties listed below had the largest increases in handgun permits issued from 2010 to 2011, after a new Iowa law was...
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Leann Jacobsen, Spencer's sole woman council member and a business owner who had been considering entering the Democratic primary in Iowa's 4th Congressional District...

Late last month, the Informer reached out to Peter Orazem, an Ames City Council member and Iowa State University economics professor, about a report...

Fresh off his campaign launch Tuesday, Sioux City freelance paralegal J.D. Scholten visited London Underground, a bar and progressive haunt in downtown Ames, Friday...

J.D. Scholten, a paralegal and former baseball standout who recently returned to his home of Sioux City, has announced that he will challenge Congressman...