Cedar Rapids Weather
Click Here for our complete Hawkeye coverage
CEDAR RAPIDS — The number of people belonging to unions across the U.S. hasn’t changed too much. That’s according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Figures show the percentage of people belonging to unions nationwide was 11.3% in 2013. Read More »
HUXLEY — A new generation of plant-friendly microscopic bacteria and fungi is increasing crop yields as much as 10 percent in test plots, according to Monsanto and Novozymes executives speaking last week at a BioAg Alliance Media Day.
“This Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Executives at Templeton Rye say they will change labels on bottles of their celebrated whiskey to be clear the alcohol is distilled in Indiana, not Iowa.
Company President Scott Bush and Chairman Vern Underwood told T Read More »
LAUREL, Iowa — Iowa regulators are investigating a hog manure spill in Jasper County, south of Laurel.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a farmer had called on Wednesday after spotting dead fish and crawdads in a tributary of All Read More »
WATERLOO (AP) — A top executive for the largest credit union in Iowa has announced plans to step down.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports 61-year-old Jean Trainor said Thursday she’s leaving Veridian Credit Union to work with her 29-ye Read More »
ALBIA, Iowa — Officials say they have more renovations planned for a 137-acre lake in southern Iowa.
The state Department of Natural Resources says Lake Miami, north of Albia, has been renovated and restocked with fish since a project began Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has filed a lawsuit against a cosmetology school chain, accusing it of defrauding students.
The Des Moines Register reports Read More »
DUBQUE, Iowa - Vicky Ruefer treats every cat and dog like they’re one of her own. She shelters a couple dozen animals in the basement of her daughter’s Dubuque home.
Ruefer said, “A lot of these high kill facilities were putting them down a Read More »
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Drivers are going to have to break some habits in Dubuque.
Starting Monday morning, traffic is now moving both ways on several streets that were one-ways just yesterday.
9th, 10th, 11th and Pine Streets were all one-w Read More »
DES MOINES — An alliance has been formed to help farmers adopt practices to reduce the level of nutrients flowing into Iowa waterways.
A voluntary Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy to reduce nitrate and phosphorous “loads” was approved last y Read More »
Showing 1-10 of 279