WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (July 16, 2019) — Hy-Vee Inc, in partnership with Variety — the Children’s Charity, a national charitable organization that improves the lives of children in need, announced today that its Petals for Pedals fundraising event will take place from July 17-30 across more than 250 Hy-Vee stores.

WASHINGTON DC (July 15, 2019) — Pushing back against the expansion of secret government surveillance programs and the chilling impact they have on lawful First Amendment activities, The Rutherford Institute is demanding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) disclose the details of a government program proposed by DHS in April 2018 that

It's hard to believe we need to have this conversation in this day and age. But if we don't keep having it, at some point we might not be allowed to have it.

Question: What is free speech? Or, rather what is NOT free speech?

JOHNSTON, IOWA (July 12, 2019) — Iowa Public Television today announced a series of presidential candidate forums, hosted in collaboration with Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). The first IPTV Presents Conversations with Presidential Candidates Hosted by DMACC forum will be held Monday, July 15 at 10AM at the Building 6 auditorium at DMACC's Ankeny campus with guest Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ).

DES MOINES, Iowa (July 11, 2019) — From the newsroom of Iowa Public Radio, we’re bringing you a podcast called Caucus Land (http://bit.ly/2NHIti9). Join Iowa Public Radio Reporters Clay Masters and Kate Payne to get a view into Iowa – into Caucus Land — ahead of the 2020 caucuses.

DES MOINES, IA (July 11, 2019) — Six Iowa farm families will be recognized as recipients of the 2019 Way We Live Award at the Iowa State Fair. Entry-form nominations included a description of how living on a farm and choosing the farming occupation shaped the nominee's farm family life. These families are examples of farm values derived from hard work and love for farming.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (July 11, 2019) — The Kansas City Regional Office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that administers the Medicare program, invites you to attend a 2½-day Medicare workshop.

If you are a caseworker, discharge planner, social worker, human resource, benefit specialist, or a trainer of these professions, or any advocate who needs to know about the A to Z’s of the Medicare program, then this workshop is for you.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 11, 2019) — In the face of increased ICE attacks on immigrant communities and threats from the Trump Administration to escalate raids, Iowans are organizing and building networks of support. The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Iowa, a Quaker organization that works for migrant justice, together with immigrants’-rights advocates across the state, are conducting "know your rights" trainings, mobilizing rapid response and support networks, off

In 2008, billionaire asset manager Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers negotiated a very favorable plea bargain in Florida, under which he served a mere 13 months in jail — in his own private wing, with 12 hours of daily "work release" — on a single charge of soliciting prostitution from a minor (the FBI had identified 40 alleged victims of sexual predation on his part).