ECONOMY
Kalbach: Immediate action needed on corporate ag pollution

Kalbach: Immediate action needed on corporate ag pollution

Iowa agriculture has undergone substantial changes over the past 40 years. We see it all around us. Rather than crops and livestock being raised on tens of thousands of diversified family farms, Iowa has become ground-zero for concentrated industrial factory farms...

AEAs cutting workers in wake of Republican legislation

AEAs cutting workers in wake of Republican legislation

Iowa legislators said a new bill cutting money for agencies that help students with disabilities wouldn't affect services. But area education agencies (AEAs) across the state are now beginning to cut their budgets, and staff, because of it. "This is a day of...

What to know about Trump’s legal issues

What to know about Trump’s legal issues

The former president’s Manhattan hush money trial began on Monday. All in all, the 2024 Republican presidential nominee faces 91 charges across the four cases he’s been indicted in. He has pleaded not guilty to all of them.