Tag: Iowa

Iowa Democrat Finkenauer seeking GOP Sen. Grassley’s seat

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Democrat Abby Finkenauer, a former congresswoman, is running for Republican Chuck Grassley's U.S. Senate seat, hoping her blue-collar credentials will...

Nurse who gave Iowa inmates vaccine overdoses appeals firing

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — One of two Iowa prison nurses fired for accidentally giving dozens of inmates large overdoses of the coronavirus vaccine is...

Iowa race track cuts ties with announcer after racist rant

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ALGONA, Iowa — An Iowa race track said Thursday that it will cut ties with an announcer who went on a racist rant against...

Nebraska patrol officials defend mission to Mexican border

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Officials from the Nebraska State Patrol defended their state-funded mission to the U.S.-Mexican border on Thursday, arguing that they were answering...

AP sources: Iowa plans to name football field for Slater

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa plans to name the field at Kinnick Stadium for Duke Slater, a trailblazing Black player who...

Sheriff: Deputy kills man during a 911 domestic dispute call

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DAVENPORT, Fla. — A Florida deputy fatally shot a man who charged at the deputy with a knife, officials said. ...

Duke Slater, NFL’s 1st Black lineman, is now Hall of Famer

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Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn't keep him out. ...

Tribe claims remains of kids who died at assimilation school

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in...

South Dakota’s Noem takes aim at potential 2024 rivals

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DES MOINES, Iowa — More than 18 months before the first presidential primary of 2024, most potential Republican candidates are just getting a sense...

Woman says her boat had problems before Iowa ride accident

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — A woman whose family went on an Iowa amusement ride shortly before an accident that killed an 11-year-old boy and...