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OELWEIN — Allison Winters is one of dozens who helped plant crops behind her high school in Our Town Oelwein.
“We come in. We lay the tarp down. We put the dirt down and we dig the holes the plant then grow in,” she told Read More »
NEW YORK (Reuters) — Oil prices suffered their biggest sell-off in five months on Monday, falling as much as 8 percent as Greece’s rejection of debt bailout terms and China’s stock market woes set off a deepening spiral of los Read More »
on Thursday, Governor Branstad signed $9.6 million in support for the Iowa water quality initiative in the next fiscal year.
That amount is made up of 5.2 million dollars from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund and 4.4 million dollars fro Read More »
TIPTON — The city council planned to hear from members of the public during its regular meeting Monday night, about proposed changes to its municipal airport. The Mathews Memorial Airport sits on the southwest side of Tipton. In order to ge Read More »
OELWEIN — Ashley Industrial Molding is heating things up in the thermal forming and compression industry.
Located in Our Town Oelwein, the company’s plant employs about 100 people, who turn plastic sheets into hoods for tracto Read More »
WELLINGTON (Reuters) — The euro fell sharply on Monday in Asia-Pacific trading after Greeks looked to have overwhelmingly rejected austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money.
The euro initially fell about 1.4 percent agai Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — With national box office sales slumping and the high cost of upgrading to digital projectors, smaller family-owned theaters around the country have had to shut down. Such was the case Read More »
DUBUQUE COUNTY — Canadian Pacific Railroad is nearly done with cleanup and environmental monitoring after a Feb. 4 train derailment north of Dubuque spilled ethanol into the Mississippi River.
The derailment, still under investigatio Read More »
Flooding on the Des Moines River is affecting this year`s crop.
On Monday afternoon, farmer Corey Goodhue was standing in a cornfield near Carlisle in central Iowa. Behind him and drowning in several inches of water were acres of corn that, Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Competition among cities in the Cedar Rapids metro area for employers and jobs turned into a bit of a clash of incentive offers in 2010 as Cedar Rapids and Hiawatha battled to land new jobs that Internet firm GoDaddy was brin Read More »
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