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  • Loebsack and M Miller.jpg Loebsack to dine with seniors tomorrow

    Rep. Dave Loebsack is scheduled to be in Knoxville Thursday, March 20, to dine at the Knoxville Senior Center. 

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Van Wyk.jpg Update: Van Wyk drops out of House race

    Jon Michael Van Wyk reports that he has withdrawn his candidacy for the June 3 House District 28 Republican primary to focus on a run in 2016. 

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Amy Sinclair.jpg Sinclair: Raceway rebate has strong Senate support

    Sen. Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton) believes that there is strong bipartisan support for a proposed $2 million sales tax rebate program for the Knoxville Raceway. 

    March 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Anita Martin.jpg Marion County Democrats hold successful convention

    The attendance for the Marion County Democrats' county convention on March 8 was better than that of two years ago, according to Party Chair Anita Martin. 

    March 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Angie Heartsill.jpg Several speakers attend Republican Convention

    A number of Republican candidates for office took the time to stop and speak at the Marion County Republican Convention on Saturday, March 8. 

    March 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • raceway concept drawing.jpg Chances of Raceway rebate still alive

    Though the original bill proposed to provide up to $2 million in rebates to the Knoxville Raceway (HF 2281) is technically dead, the idea is still alive and will likely find new life in another bill. 

    March 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Protecting Iowa's children A topic that most Iowans prefer not to acknowledge nor discuss is human trafficking. However, it is a serious matter in our society that we can no longer afford to ignore. With the I-80 and I-35 corridors that crisscross our state - and the I-29 corr

    March 6, 2014

  • Republicans.jpg Van Wyk addresses Marion County Republicans

    Sully businessman and current Clive resident Jon Michael Van Wyk addressed the Marion County Republican Central Committee Thursday night to discuss why he should be the party's nominee to represent Iowa House District 28 instead of current Representative, Greg Heartsill. 

    February 28, 2014 5 Photos

  • IMG_20140224_082013_887.jpg Candidate filing period begins

    The filing period for the primary election of state and federal office candidates began yesterday, Feb. 24, and will run through March 14 at 5 p.m. 

    February 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Grassley Grassley believes FCC policy violates First Amendment

    Last may, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed a program in which it would bring people into America's newsrooms. A field test for this program is scheduled to launch in South Carolina in the Spring, but Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley believes this is a violation of the First Amendment. 

    February 21, 2014 1 Photo

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