Iowa

An agency that helps feed seniors in southeastern Iowa will reduce some of its programs. The Milestones Area Agency on Aging says the reason is steady funding as the need has continued to grow.

Davenport schools were open Wednesday as usual despite possible threats posted on social media. 

Tim Ayers

An unlikely, local author is making history come to life. With the help of his family, ten-year-old Jude Rennie, from LeClaire, has written an adventure book for kids about Buffalo Bill. 

On Midwest Week, Davenport challenges the state of Iowa to fix the school aid formula.  

Illinois State Police

A quarter century after Iowa college student Tammy Zywicki was abducted in Illinois and found murdered in Missouri, authorities again are asking for the public's help in trying finally to solve the case.  

Mercatus Center, George Mason University

A new study compares the fiscal health of Iowa and Illinois, and for Illinois residents it's not a pretty sight. Its ranking of the 50 states puts Iowa at number 28, while Illinois comes in at number 49.

Christopher Peters

It could be a re-match next year in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District. Christopher Peters, a surgeon and a republican from Coralville is preparing to challenge democratic incumbent Dave Loebsack from Iowa City.

Hubbell for Governor website

Another democratic candidate for Iowa governor will visit eastern Iowa and the Quad Cities this week. Fred Hubbell made his official announcement on Monday.

Sherril Graham, Boulton Campaign

One of several democratic candidates for governor of Iowa will focus on the budget during a stop in Davenport on Wednesday. State Senator Nate Boulton is holding meetings around the state this week to talk about what he calls "the real world impact of our state's budget crisis."

Mike Matson

One of the candidates in the crowded field of Democrats running for governor of Iowa has dropped out. Davenport alderman Mike Matson has suspended his campaign. 

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