DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – Des Moines rescue crews launched a water rescue Friday after a man reportedly jumped into the Des Moines River. Authorities had not reported a person being found as of 11 p.m.
DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – Former Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven asserts in a new lawsuit that Governor Kim Reynolds and her senior staff forced him out as Iowa Department of Human Services director “because he refused to engage in illegal activity,” and to prevent him from seeking legal advice about possible misuse of federal Medicaid funds.
LAS VEGAS, NV (IRN) – Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed a law that would make Nevada the first state to vote in the 2024 presidential primary contests, bumping Iowa and New Hampshire from their leadoff spots. Signing the law is a gamble. It’s likely to set off maneuvering by other states, especially Iowa and New Hampshire, to move up their contests.
DUBUQUE, IA (IRN) – Employees at a credit union in Dubuque had quite a surprise Friday morning. A black bear walked by the building. It is the second sighting of a bear this month.