DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Heavy rains caused flash flooding in the Des Moines area Saturday night, and the forecast calls for more rain Sunday. The National Weather Service says 2.5 inches of rain fell at the Des Moines airport, but more than 4 inches of rain fell on parts of the Des Moines area Saturday night.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Iowa City is turning to bow hunters to help manage the deer population within the city. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports the City Council reluctantly approved adding winter bow hunts beginning in 2020 and continuing through 2024.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak has become the latest Democrat to enter the presidential race. The retired Navy admiral who calls himself “Admiral Joe” on his campaign website joins a crowded Democratic field seeking the nomination to challenge President Donald Trump. He was launching his longshot candidacy Sunday afternoon at a veterans’ museum in Waterloo, Iowa.
AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State University has sanctioned one of its sororities for hazing, but few details were disclosed. The Des Moines Register reports the Sigma Gamma Rho sorority has been given a deferred suspension through May 2021 because of the hazing reported by two of its members.