DES MOINES, Iowa — Catholics in Des Moines and southwest Iowa have a new leader. Pope Francis named the next bishop of the Des Moines Diocese Thursday. Bishop Richard Pates introduced Father William Joensen at a morning news conference. Pates announced his retirement in February on his 75th birthday, accordingContinue Reading

The Democratic National Committee sent a security alert to 2020 presidential campaigns Wednesday afternoon warning them not to use the popular smartphone application FaceApp, CNN has learned. “This app allows users to perform different transformations on photos of people, such as aging the person in the picture. Unfortunately, this novelty isContinue Reading

DES MOINES, Iowa — What began with President Donald Trump tweeting what Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, a Red Oak Republican, called racist; continued with Iowa Representative Steve King, a 4th District Republican from Kiron, tweeting criticism about Ernst’s response, now has Ernst sending out a statement in response to King’sContinue Reading