Local News in Sheldon, Iowa

 
All-Americans determined at Folkstyle Nationals
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 03:15:15 GMT

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Day 1 of the USA Wrestling Cadet & Junior Folkstyle Nationals came to an end at the UNI-Dome.

US Senator from Rhode Island talks climate change
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:25:43 GMT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic U.S. senator from Rhode Island was in Iowa Tuesday — not to run for president or any other political office — but to push for federal climate change laws.        

Inside Politics: Rand Paul’s 50-state network
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:22:48 GMT

Breaking Thursday morning: The Washington Post’s Robert Costa reports that Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has expanded his political network to all 50 states in an effort to broaden his base and lay the groundwork for a presidential campaign. Costa joined CNN's "Inside Politics" to discuss his report that Paul’s nationwide team of 200 people blends […]

Sen. Whitehouse: Iowans must help set agenda on climate change in 2016
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:06:41 GMT

DES MOINES — Iowans can play a significant role in making climate change a top political priority, a Rhode Island Senator and vocal activist on climate change told state lawmakers and citizens Tuesday. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., said Iowa becomes the “political epicenter” with its first-in-the-nation caucuses leading up to the 2016 presidential election and [...]

U.S. Senator from Rhode Island Talks Climate Change
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:10:19 GMT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A Democratic U.S. Senator from Rhode Island is in Iowa today - not to run for president - but to push for federal climate change laws.

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse tells Iowans to put 2016 presidential caucus spotlight on climate change
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:50:21 GMT

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island urged Iowans Tuesday to cast a spotlight on the issue of global climate change in the run up to their first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses in 2016.

Climate Action Iowa joins ISU, focuses on environmental issues
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 05:00:54 GMT

While weather is a concern to most people, one new club at Iowa State is more concerned about the bigger picture: the climate and what might specifically be causing weather changes.

CLIMATE CHANGE: Sen. Whitehouse Calls For Action
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:32:46 GMT

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse visited Des Moines Tuesday fighting for action on climate change. Last week the Senator led an historic...

Christie headed west to woo national support
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:24:29 GMT

Gov. Christie, who said Thursday that he has not ruled out running for president, will travel this weekend to Las Vegas, where he will address a crowd - and one mega-donor in particular - that could wield significant influence in the 2016 race.

Use Iowa caucuses to spotlight climate change, Rhode Island senator says
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:23:16 GMT

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island urged Iowans on Tuesday to cast a spotlight on the issue of global climate change in the run up to their first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses in 2016.