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Walker returning to Iowa this week

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will travel to Iowa this week for several stops in the western region of the state in the “Walker Winnebago.” Like several other GOP contenders, Walker plans to complete a “full Grassley” by visiting all 99 Iowa counties; his […]

by · August 24, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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UPDATED: Santorum returning to Iowa this weekend

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum will be returning to Iowa for another three-day campaign swing on Saturday. The 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus winner currently has visited the most Iowa counties with a goal of being the first candidate to reach all 99 counties. […]

by · August 22, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
UPDATE: Cross removed from Knoxville vet hospital after Atheist’s complaint

UPDATE: Cross removed from Knoxville vet hospital after Atheist’s complaint

By The Iowa Statesman   Update 2: KNIA/KRLS misreported this afternoon that the cross at the Freedom Rock Memorial in Knoxville has been removed by the Veteran’s Affairs Office in Des Moines. Rather, a similar memorial was removed from the VA facility in Knoxville. The cross and kneeling soldier at […]

by · August 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Trump to visit Dubuque

By The Iowa Statesman   Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump will speak at the Grand River Center in Dubuque 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. at 500 Bell Street in Dubuque. Click here to reserve general admission tickets to the event.

by · August 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Fiorina announces Iowa stops

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will be traveling to Cushing, Le Mars, Sioux Center, Okoboji, Storm Lake, Ames, Carroll, and Des Moines next week. Her itinerary follows.   Wednesday, Aug. 26 6:30 p.m. — Cushing Fire Department, 201 Main Street, Cushing   […]

by · August 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Huckabee to tour Iowa next week

Huckabee to tour Iowa next week

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will host campaign events across Iowa on Tuesday through Thursday, August 25-27. The following are the details of his events.   Tuesday, Aug. 25 6:30 p.m. — VFW Post 1623, 1406 Commercial Street, Waterloo   Wednesday, Aug. 26 […]

by · August 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Cruz to stump at State Fair before Rally for Religious Liberty

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will visit the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, taking his turn at The Des Moines Register’s soapbox and grilling some pork chops before heading downtown for his Rally for Religious Liberty at the Veterans Memorial Community Choice Convention Center. […]

by · August 19, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Massie to campaign for Paul in Iowa

Massie to campaign for Paul in Iowa

From Press Release   U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie will travel to Iowa on Saturday to campaign on behalf of Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, the second high-profile conservative to do so in the past month. Details of the trip can be found below.   Saturday, Aug. 22 9 […]

by · August 19, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Graham to campaign in Iowa this week

Graham to campaign in Iowa this week

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham will campaign in Iowa on Tuesday and Wednesday where he will make stops in Cedar Rapids, Burlington, Mt. Pleasant and hold a “No Nukes for Iran” discussion in Ottumwa. The swing across eastern Iowa will follow today’s visit to the Iowa […]

by · August 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Janet Huckabee to visit Iowa next week

From Press Release   Former Arkansas first lady and wife of Republican presidential candidate former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Janet Huckabee, will campaign in Iowa later this week. The following are the details of her stops: Wednesday, Aug. 19 12:30 p.m. — Polk County GOP Women meet-and-greet, The Urban Grill, 3651 86th Street, Urbandale […]

by · August 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Ernst staffers to hold office hours

Ernst staffers to hold office hours

From Press Release   Representatives from Senator Ernst’s office will be available in the following counties to serve as a resource in dealing with the federal government. Please note, Senator Ernst will not be at the traveling office hours. Our office can help with problems or questions about eligibility involving […]

by · August 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Young to visit State Fair this weekend

Young to visit State Fair this weekend

From Press Release   U.S. Rep. David Young (R-IA 3) will be at the Iowa State Fair serving drinks and visiting with Fair goers at the Iowa Pork Producers tent tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. He will be an honorary chef for the evening. Additionally, he will be at […]

by · August 14, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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The Donald wants to see The Butter Cow

By The Iowa Statesman   Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be visiting the Iowa State Fair on Saturday so he can see the Butter Cow. The Butter Cow has been an institution at the Iowa State Fair since 1911, during which time five people have held the title “Butter […]

by · August 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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UPDATE: Santorum completes Iowa itinerary

By The Iowa Statesman   Republican presidential candidate former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum will be back in Iowa later this week as part of “Rick’s Road to 99,” the 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus winner’s effort to hold campaign stops in all 99 Iowa counties. This morning, his campaign released the […]

by · August 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Walker back in Iowa on Monday

Walker back in Iowa on Monday

By The Iowa Statesman   Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will return to Iowa with his “Walker Winnebago” on Monday for a stop at the Iowa State Fair and The Des Moines Register’s soapbox, followed by campaign stops throughout central Iowa. As has been the case in the […]

by · August 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Grassley announces more town hall meetings

From Press Release   U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley will hold eight town meetings in Poweshiek, Tama, Osceola, Plymouth, Clay, Palo Alto, Emmet and Dickinson counties during the week of Aug. 24 as part of his annual 99-county meetings. He has held a meeting in each of Iowa’s 99 counties at […]

by · August 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Huckabee to make Iowa swing this week

By The Iowa Statesman   Republican presidential candidate former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will be back in Iowa this week, including a stop at the Iowa State Fair, which officially begins Thursday. His campaign unveiled an itinerary that includes stops throughout the state beginning tomorrow.   Tuesday, Aug. 11 7:30 […]

by · August 10, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Grassley to hold seven SW Iowa town hall meetings

Grassley to hold seven SW Iowa town hall meetings

From Press Release   U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley will hold seven town meetings in Adams, Taylor, Fremont and Mills counties on Wednesday, Aug. 19, and Shelby, Cass and Audubon counties on Thursday, Aug. 20, as part of his annual 99-county meetings. Grassley has held a meeting in each of Iowa’s […]

by · August 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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UPDATED: Santorum returning to Iowa this weekend

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum has announced a three-day swing through Iowa this weekend. The winner of the 2012 Iowa Caucus will be traveling through northwest and north-central Iowa. His current itinerary follows. Additional events will likely be scheduled and announced later […]

by · July 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
UPDATE: Walker campaigning in Iowa today

UPDATE: Walker campaigning in Iowa today

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will travel to southwest Iowa Friday, making several stops on a day-long tour of the region aboard the campaign’s Winnebago. At each stop, Walker will share his message as a fighter and a winner with a proven record of […]

by · July 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Ernst adds four more town hall meetings in August

Ernst adds four more town hall meetings in August

From Press Release   U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today announced she will host a series of town meetings across Iowa. In addition to the previously announced town meeting on Saturday in Pocahontas County, Senator Ernst will also hold town meetings in Allamakee, aware, Cedar and Marion counties as part of […]

by · July 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Paul returning to Iowa this weekend

Paul returning to Iowa this weekend

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will hit the campaign trail again this weekend and return to Iowa and Illinois. Paul will continue to discuss the importance of protecting the entire Bill of Rights, and being boldly for conservative ideals that limit the powers of […]

by · July 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Graham to host ‘No Nukes For Iran’ rally Friday in West Des Moines

Graham to host ‘No Nukes For Iran’ rally Friday in West Des Moines

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham will return to Iowa on Friday where he will hold a “No Nukes for Iran” town hall meeting at the West Des Moines Marriott in Concord Rooms C & D. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. This will […]

by · July 29, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Rubio to headline Dallas County GOP steak fry

Rubio to headline Dallas County GOP steak fry

From Press Release   Dallas County Republicans are pleased to announce the upcoming Annual Steak Fry Dinner and Pie Auction that will be held at Van Meter Legion Hall in Van Meter on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Van Meter […]

by · July 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Huckabee returning to Iowa this week

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, by the end of this week, will have completed one-third of the “full Grassley” 99-county tour of Iowa. He has announced Iowa stops for this Thursday, which will have put him in 33 of the state’s 99 counties. His itinerary […]

by · July 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Ernst to host Pocahontas town hall

Ernst to host Pocahontas town hall

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) will return to Iowa this weekend to host a town hall meeting Saturday. The senator will speak and field questions from constituents on a wide range of topics beginning at 11:45 a.m. at Arlington Place, 101 NE Fifth Street, Pocahontas.

by · July 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Trump to visit Iowa this weekend

Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump has announced he will be returning to Iowa this weekend. His campaign will be hosting a Making America Great Again rally and family picnic Saturday at Oskaloosa High School, 1800 N Third Street in Oskaloosa. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and […]

by · July 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Watts to campaign in Iowa for Paul

Watts to campaign in Iowa for Paul

From Press Release   Former U.S. Rep. J.C. Watts (R-OK) will be traveling across Iowa the next few days, campaigning for Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Rand Paul. The “I Stand With Rand” Tour will begin at the Paul campaign headquarters in Des Moines and includes stops in Pella and […]

by · July 22, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Branstad issues disaster proclamations

Branstad issues disaster proclamations

From Press Release   Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad yesterday issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Jefferson and Wayne counties in response to recent severe weather. The governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of severe storms and flooding that significantly […]

by · July 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Graham to campaign in Iowa this weekend

Graham to campaign in Iowa this weekend

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham announced this morning he will return to Iowa this weekend, making stops in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Davenport, Muscatine, Knoxville, and Ames. Along the way, he will participate in the Americans for Peace, Prosperity, and Security Forum in Cedar […]

by · July 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Rubio, Santorum, Fiorina, Trump coming back to Iowa

Rubio, Santorum, Fiorina, Trump coming back to Iowa

By The Iowa Statesman   Republican presidential candidates U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, and Donald Trump will be returning to Iowa this weekend, in part because of the Family Leadership Summit to be held Saturday at Stephens Auditorium on the Iowa State University campus in Ames. […]

by · July 15, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Huckabee to stump in Iowa this weekend

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will campaign across Iowa this Friday and Saturday, July 17-18.  The following are the details of his stops. Friday, July 17 7:30 a.m. — McOtto’s restaurant, 100 Chamber Drive, Anamosa 11:30 a.m. — The Grove at the […]

by · July 14, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Santorum returning to Iowa this week

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum will return to Iowa July 15-18 for a campaign swing through southeast Iowa.  The 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus winner’s campaign indicated additional events will be added in the coming days, but his current itinerary follows. Wednesday, July […]

by · July 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Ernst announces Mahaska County town hall meeting

Ernst announces Mahaska County town hall meeting

From Press Release   U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will host a town meeting Saturday, July 18, in Mahaska County as part of her 99 county tour on July 18th. This town meeting, set to begin at 2:30 p.m. at Smey Row, 109 S Market Street in Oskaloosa, will be open […]

by · July 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Grassley announces three town hall meetings

Grassley announces three town hall meetings

From Press Release   Senator Chuck Grassley will hold three town meetings in Calhoun, Carroll, and Sac counties on Saturday, July 25, as part of his annual 99-county tour. He has held a meeting in each of Iowa’s 99 counties at least once every year since he was first elected […]

by · July 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Walker announces three-day swing through Iowa

By The Iowa Statesman   Soon-to-be Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will kick off an announcement tour next week with a blitz across all four early voting states, followed by a tour of several early March primary states where he has seen grassroots support. Walker’s announcement event will […]

by · July 8, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Gortz Haus owner to speak at Sioux City TFL event

Gortz Haus owner to speak at Sioux City TFL event

By The Iowa Statesman   The Family Leader will host a showing of the documentary “One Generation Away,” a fast-paced film that travels the United States in search of a deeper understanding of the religious freedom clauses in the Constitution’s First Amendment, on Sunday, July 12, in the Yockey Room […]

by · July 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Rubio to make campaign swing through Iowa this week

By The Iowa Statesman   Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will be making a policy speech in Chicago on Tuesday morning. After that, he will start a three-day swing through Iowa, beginning in Des Moines. While on the trail, his campaign says Rubio will “meet with supporters […]

by · July 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Cruz to hold book signing events in Iowa

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Cruz will hold several signing events for his new bo, “A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America,” with planned stops in Texas, Georgia, South Carolina and Iowa. He will be in Iowa on Monday and Tuesday next week. Monday, […]

by · June 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Graham to campaign in Iowa

From Press Release   U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-IA) announced today that he will return to Iowa where he will host a meet and greet in Fort Dodge Wednesday afternoon, hold a town hall meeting in Mason City Wednesday evening, and host meet and greets in Spencer, Orange City, Le […]

by · June 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Trump to headline Madison County GOP event

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump will be in Winterset this Saturday. He will first attend a 5 p.m. reception at the John Wayne Birthplace & Museum, and will then head the Madison County GOP Dinner, which begins at 6 p.m. at Winterset High School.

by · June 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Huckabee announces ‘Religious Liberty Town Hall Tour’ in Iowa

From Press Release   On the heels of contentious gay marriage and health care rulings by the Supreme Court, former Arkansas governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee announced a statewide “Religious Liberty Town Hall Tour” in Iowa Tuesday through Thursday next week, June 30-July 2.  He will also host […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Paul to visit Iowa July 1-2

Paul to visit Iowa July 1-2

From Press Release   Traveling from one corner of the state to another, Sen. Rand Paul will return to Iowa on July 1st for a nine city tour to discuss his low, flat and fair tax plan. Sen. Paul’s Fair and Flat tax is the largest tax cut in American history, and […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Ted Cruz releases details for weekend trip to Iowa

From Press Release   Friday and Saturday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, will participate in events across Iowa. He will conclude his trip with a rally at Drake University, where he will iver a landmark speech highlighting how his candidacy for President will put an end to the ways of […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Bush to headline Story County GOP event

From Press Release   The Republican Party of Story County announced today that Governor Jeb Bush will be the keynote speaker for the fifth annual Judge Joseph Story Dinner. This will be the first visit to Story County by the former Governor of Florida. This special dinner will take place […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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Santorum announces new Iowa swing this week

From Press Release   Republican presidential candidate and winner of the 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus Rick Santorum (R-PA) will return to Iowa on Thursday and Friday for a campaign swing through western Iowa. The following is his itinerary: Thursday, June 25 11:30 a.m.:    Senator Santorum will tour and visit Mahle […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
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UPDATE: Huckabee adds Iowa campaign stop

From Press Release   Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include a new campaign stop on Thursday in Decatur City. Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will campaign in Iowa on Wednesday and Thursday. The following are details of his stops: Wednesday, June 24 TIME:  5:30 p.m. […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Camp Dodge announces final acts for concert series

Camp Dodge announces final acts for concert series

From Press Release   Enjoy the grass under your toes on June 25 and July 2 as we celebrate the final two shows of the 2015 Adjutant General’s Summer Concert Series at the historic Camp Dodge pool complex, 7105 NW 70th Ave., Johnston. This is the fifth consecutive season for […]

by · June 22, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Ernst announces more town hall meetings

Ernst announces more town hall meetings

From Press Release   U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today announced she will host town meetings in Adams and Union counties next Saturday as part of her 99 county tour. These town meetings are open to the public. 12:30 p.m. Adams County Corning Opera House 800 Davis Avenue Corning 5:30 p.m. Union […]

by · June 22, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics
Young to meet with small business owners about ‘harmful health care tax’

Young to meet with small business owners about ‘harmful health care tax’

From Press Release   U.S. Rep. David Young (R-IA 3) will join small business owners in Des Moines for a roundtable discussion Friday about the health insurance tax, or HIT, and its impact on Iowa small businesses and their employees. The discussion will take place at 2 p.m. at the […]

by · June 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local, Politics