A storm system that buried parts of Wyoming and South Dakota in heavy, wet snow on Friday also brought powerful thunderstorms packing tornadoes to the Great Plains.
The Illinois Gaming Board currently requires casinos to close for at least two hours a day but is considering a plan that would allow owners the option to operate around the clock.
Iowa law enforcement officials are debating the wisdom of granting gun permits to blind people.
An animal welfare group intent on sending a message in support of veganism hid until closing time then poured red paint over the Iowa State Fair’s butter cow. But the damage was quickly scraped away and visitors never knew the iconic sculpture had been damaged.
A northwest Iowa library is displaying what staff believe are original World War I-era posters hidden for decades in the building’s attic.
The mysterious stomach bug that has come up in a dozen states has spread to Illinois, but has yet to make it to Missouri.
A veteran Iowa criminal investigator said he was fired Wednesday in retaliation for complaining about the governor’s vehicle speeding through highway traffic, an assertion state officials rejected.
A butter sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln will share the dairy-centric spotlight this year with the world-famous butter cow at the Iowa State Fair.
A trooper pursued an SUV that was speeding on a highway at 90 mph with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad inside, but declined to pull the driver over after realizing who was inside, audio recordings released Tuesday indicate.
The USDA is expected to issue permits for horse-slaughtering facilities in Gallatin, Mo., and in Iowa this week.