Casino moratorium emerges during Iowa legislature’s closing hours

The Iowa House has overwhelmingly voted to extend a moratorium on new casinos in Iowa until 2029. The current moratorium will expire July 1. Representative Bobby Kaufmann, a Republican from Wilton, said this is a policy decision for lawmakers, not state gambling regulators. “I think it fits in perfectly with our role,” Kaufmann said during […]

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NWS upgrades Greenfield tornado to EF4

.National Weather Service survey teams have identified damage in Greenfield and southern Adair County indicating Tuesday’s tornado was an EF4 —