King’s Most Recent Comments Spark Criticism

Northwest Iowa — (RI) — Iowa 4th District Republican Congressman Steve King is drawing criticism from Democrats AND TWO of his Republican challengers for remarks King made Wednesday morning about his “heartbeat bill” that has no exceptions for rape and incest and would ban nearly all abortions. Read more

Kooiker Talks Utility Franchises

Sheldon, Iowa — At their meeting last week, the Sheldon City Council held the second public hearing on the proposed franchise ordinances with MidAmerican Energy. An equipment malfunction adversely affected the microphone and recording system in the City Council Chamber, and as a result, City Manager Sam Kooiker tells KIWA that there will be another public hearing at next week’s meeting. Read more