Summer Program Director at the Des Moines YMCA Camp Alex Kretzinger says its difficult to develop schedules for summer camp not knowing when school will start next fall.
Veronica Hamly has lived her entire life between categories.
Fort Dodge native and professional runner Lisa Uhl is hoping to make her mark in the marathon in the next Olympic games.
A group of men were harassing a woman in Ames when bystander Cale Truhlsen of West Des Moines stepped in to try and stop it.
Iowa’s newest land trust aims to connect young farmers looking for land with farmers looking to retire.
Many in Iowa know Dan Gable’s name as a part of wrestling legend. How much do we know about the man himself?
Up until four years ago, Iowa felons were given back voting rights after finishing their prison sentences.
There’s a new music festival coming to Des Moines this summer.
In Iowa, there are around 6,000 kids in the foster care system. While many of those are children of color, foster parents are mostly white. How much does it matter?
The deadline to sign up for insurance under Iowa’s health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act is Sunday.
Alton Brown won’t disclose the restaurants he’s going to sample in Iowa next week, but he says they have been chosen.
How much do you really know about where you food comes from? Could you grow enough food to sustain yourself and your family in a garden?
Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter denies that there’s a political agenda behind a new proposed funding formula for Iowa's three state universities.
Most flowers travel thousands of miles each year before being sold for Valentine’s Day.
What do you throw away? Do you think about it? Do you care?
The book “Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus” popularized the idea that men and women are as different as night and day. But Iowa State University Psychologist Zlatan Krizan says we’re a lot more alike than different.
Thomas Frank, a cultural columnist for Salon, says that President Obama’s legacy might be more about what he didn’t do when he was in office.
Today Governor Terry Branstad announced the details of a bill to toughen penalties for repeat domestic violence offenders.
Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday, former NFL place kicker Nate Kaeding talks with Ben Kieffer about how the league is handling the problem of domestic violence.
Cell phones have undeniably changed the way we communicate with one another.
The Koch brothers announced this week that they intend to spend $889 million in the 2016 presidential race, double the amount spent by the Republican National Committee in 2012.
In his new book, author Robert Waggoner argues that lucid dreaming is not only useful, but also simple to learn.
The 2015 Wapsipinicon Almanac is now available. Publisher Tim Fay of Anamosa says that even after 21 issues, there has been no shortage of material to write about.
Just because its January, doesn't mean there aren't flowers in bloom.
As President Barack Obama enters his last two years of the presidency, he faces a Republican majority in Congress.
David Stoltze has been driving for Uber for about a month now. He says the work is pretty straightforward.
Shortly before Denny Henrich turned 50, he ran his first marathon.
Elk Horn Pastor Keith Menter couldn’t let his town go without some sort of news source.
Sandy Ricklefs announced to her community in Center Junction that the city would not disincorporate earlier this month.
On a cold, blustery day in Dubuque, Iowa, a giggly, 5-year old named Etta McCarthy was bundled up in pink snow gear at Bunker Hill Golf Course.