Zach Wilson, WVIK News

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg has laid out his policy to "unlock the potential of rural America." On Wednesday, he outlined the details during a campaign stop at the Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton.

Judge Finalists

Jul 23, 2019

It's now up to Governor Kim Reynolds to fill a judicial vacancy in eastern Iowa. A nominating commission has chosen two names for her consideration in the 7th Judicial District, which includes the Quad Cities.

Delaney for President

One of the Democrats running for president will campaign in eastern Iowa this weekend. 

Muscatine County Attorney

A woman from Tipton is accused of using a baseball bat to kill a man in southeast Iowa more than 25 years ago.  On Thursday, Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren announced that 55 year old Annette Cahill is charged with first-degree murder for the 1992 death of 22 year old Corey Wieneke. He was found dead on his bedroom floor in rural West Liberty. 

The Virtual Wall

His name is already on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, and soon it may also go up along a state highway in eastern Iowa. Friends and classmates want to honor Gary Hein from Tipton who died in Vietnam in 1969.

Rohrbach Associates, PC, Iowa City

A former opera house in eastern Iowa will be the focus of celebrations this weekend. Governor Terry Branstad will join residents of Tipton on Saturday morning to mark the 100th anniversary of the Hardacre Theater.

Greg Brown is president of the board of the Hardacre Theater Preservation Association. He says the governor will help unveil the plaque showing the theater has just been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Being added to the National Register will also make the theater eligible for tax credits and grants to fix it up.