As he took the oath of office today, Joe Biden became at least the eighth president of the United States to have visited Carroll County in person.
National Democratic Oval Office front-runner Joe Biden woke up in Carroll on a December 2019 Sunday, attended Mass at St. Lawrence Catholic Church and filled up on Queen Beans oatmeal before continuing a barnstorming tour of Iowa in which the former vice president made the case that he was t…
Journalist and author Carl Bernstein tells CNN — and repeats it on his Twitter feed — that U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, is among 21 GOP senators who think President Trump is unfit for office, and has told aides and colleagues just that.
President Donald Trump carried Carroll County with 68 percent of the vote and hit the 80 percent support threshold in some southern reaches of the county.
Craig Williams, the Carroll County Republican chairman and an experienced local political leader who worked behind the scenes for other candidates for decades, earned a seat in the Iowa Senate Tuesday with a commanding win in one of the larger geographic districts in the state.
State Rep. Brian Best will undergo heart-bypass surgery in Des Moines Friday morning to repair blockages, the Glidden Republican said this afternoon in a phone call from his room at MercyOne Medical Center.
The number of registered voters who identify as Republican in Carroll County has increased 19 percent since President Donald Trump's win in the last general election, whereas the number of Democrats has fallen 5 percent, according to a Times Herald analysis of voter data.
Only weeks before moderators pressed Iowa’s two U.S. Senate candidates on the price of corn and soybeans in a televised debate, Theresa Greenfield talked about those two commodity metrics on two Greene County farms.
Some long-time Carroll County poll workers faced a potentially heartbreaking choice this election season: Volunteer again and put themselves at risk of contracting the new coronavirus or stay home and hope that someone else is able to help.
Iowa Senate candidate C.J. Petersen’s mother and two of his grandparents, all Cass County residents, are recovering from the coronavirus while the Templeton Democrat is urging Iowans to wear masks and expressing frustration, anger even, at people who refuse to wear masks into grocery stores …
Gov. Kim Reynolds, while not predicting civil unrest, has held planning discussions on state-level response to potential election-related violence in Iowa, she said Thursday afternoon in Carroll.
Sue City Sioux, J.D. Scholten’s ragtag RV, is a common sight in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House barnstorms its 39 counties.
DES MOINES — Carroll County Supervisor Stephanie Hausman, an active supporter of President Trump who has visited the Oval Office and organized a recent Trump parade in Carroll, found herself just feet from the commander in chief Wednesday during his reelection rally at the Des Moines Interna…
President Donald Trump won’t be in Carroll himself, but several high-profile Iowa Republicans will lead a Trump Parade from Swan Lake State Park to the business district Saturday morning.
TEMPLETON: C.J. Petersen, Democratic nominee for Iowa Senate District 6, today received the endorsement of Humanity Forward, an organization founded by 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang.
JEFFERSON AND ATLANTIC: Vice President Mike Pence’s nephew, a polished and passionate speaker with populist appeal, barnstormed central and western Iowa in support of his uncle’s campaign in recent days, hitting the Jefferson town square Tuesday just after noon.
Three candidates seeking to represent Carroll County in the Statehouse parted ways on predictable partisan issues — from abortion to Medicaid to minimum wage — but quickly agreed in a local forum on what their shared No. 1 priority is for western Iowa.
TEMPLETON: C.J. Petersen, Democratic nominee for Iowa Senate District 6, has released his Homecomers Initiative, a plan that builds upon a range of bipartisan ideas to help strengthen existing businesses and spark new entrepreneurship throughout rural Iowa.
President Donald Trump won’t be there himself, but the Trump Bus, a feature in the Republican’s campaign, will be in Crawford County Saturday morning with some high-profile Iowa supporters of the president.
Headlining a debate watch party at Carroll County Republican Party headquarters Monday stemmed from more than ideological connections and GOP ticket boosting for U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas.
JEFFERSON & DANA: Through her COVID-19-thwarting mask, Theresa Greenfield took the measure of a hulking Greene County wind-energy turbine just feet from her Saturday morning. She later got to hit the switch, turning the blades off and on.
State Sen. Randy Feenstra hit a trifecta of renewable energy spots Tuesday in a sweeping visit of west-central Iowa during which he talked with farmers and energy providers on what he sees as among the more-important economic collaborations for a region he hopes to represent in Congress.
J.D. Scholten bounded on to the trailer of a pickup truck parked in front of his rickety RV and Carroll’s Merchants Stadium for a fiery populist speech, one that seemed to jump from an earlier era in Iowa as the congressional candidate made a relentless case for the working people he thinks …
The Carroll Chamber of Commerce will hold a virtual candidate forum on Wednesday, Sept. 30 beginning at 7 p.m. from the Carroll City Council Chambers for Statehouse and county candidates.
Iowa Democratic congressional candidate J.D. Scholten urges all voters to “have a plan” for casting their ballots amid the COVID-19 pandemic and heated rhetoric about the integrity of the election.
MANNING: Craig Williams of Manning has been designated a “Friend of Agriculture” by the Iowa Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (PAC). Williams is seeking the Iowa Senate District 6 seat that includes Buena Vista, Sac, Carroll, Audubon and the eastern portion of Crawford County.
Iowa newspaper owner Douglas Burns and former Iowa presidential campaign manager and host of ABC5’s “Roske on Politics” Brent Roske have launched a new effort to help protect and advocate for the Iowa Caucuses.
WALL LAKE: Biodiesel plant officials and farmers Tuesday morning urged U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield to continue her opposition to Trump administration waivers for oil refineries on renewable blending.
As the U.S. Senate election heats up between incumbent Republican Joni Ernst and Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield, Ernst’s campaign responded to a recent endorsement her challenger received.
HULL: Like so many from Iowa’s sprawling 4th Congressional District, the Republican fighting to be its next congressman hails from one of the small towns that dot the landscape.
TEMPLETON: The coronavirus pandemic has upended nearly all aspects of life that people had taken for granted, and it changed the way people campaign for office.
The issue of biofuel blending waivers to oil refiners is quickly becoming a prominent issue in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race.
Narrowly trailing in recent polls ahead of what is anticipated to be a hotly-contested race in the fall, incumbent Republican Sen. Joni Ernst challenged her Democratic rival Theresa Greenfield to a series of six debates ahead of their November general election matchup.
State Rep. Jeff Shipley, a Republican from Birmingham, near Fairfield, this week defended his description of a Templeton state Senate candidate as “a walking public health crisis,” a controversial comment that generated a spirited online exchange over the weekend.
State Rep. Jeff Shipley, a Birmingham Republican, this week called Templeton’s C.J. Petersen, a Democrat seeking an Iowa Senate seat in a sweeping district that includes the Carroll area, a “walking public health crisis.”
After quickly consolidating support from the state party and her erstwhile primary foes, the Democrats’ freshly minted U.S. Senate nominee Theresa Greenfield previewed her general election message Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. Steve King’s primary loss late Tuesday was greeted by speculation by several commentators about a potential independent bid for his seat, but 2019 changes to Iowa’s election laws may prevent that.
Nine-term U.S. Rep. Steve King’s defeat in Tuesday’s primary election to state Sen. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, was met by national media and celebrities highlighting his long history of racist and inflammatory remarks.
U.S. Rep. Steve King, a firebrand conservative with a national reputation for pot-stirring cultural rhetoric, went down to defeat Tuesday the same way the just-folks Kiron contractor entered politics 24 years ago — in an Iowa Republican primary.
Longtime Carroll County Republican Chairman Craig Williams of Manning vaulted into the general election in commanding fashion Tuesday night with 61 percent of the vote and winning margins in four of the five counties in the sweeping Iowa Senate District 6, overwhelmingly GOP territory.