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CEDAR RAPIDS — More Iowans were working in August than in July, but the state’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.5 percent.
The total number of working Iowans increased to 1,626,300 in August from 1,623,900 in July, according to Iowa Wor Read More »
IOWA — AFTER THE FARM BILL WAS PASSED EARLY THIS YEAR, THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAD THE UN-ENVIABLE TASK OF IMPLEMENTING ITS PROVISIONS.
THE FIRST AREA USDA TARGETED WAS A BACKLOG OF LIVESTOCK DISASTER PAYMENTS FROM 2012 AND 2013, Read More »
IOWA — PORCINE EPIDEMIC DIARRHEA VIRUS KILLS ALMOST EVERY PIGLET UNDER TWO WEEKS OF AGE THAT IT INFECTS; IT’S CUT BACK THE SWINE HERD ENOUGH THAT PORK PRICES IN THE SECOND QUARTER OF THIS YEAR WERE ELEVEN PERCENT HIGHER THAN IN 2013. BUT NOW, THE Read More »
DUBUQUE — As the flu season makes its way to Eastern Iowa, health experts encourage everyone to get a flu shot. But new this year, some businesses are offering incentives to encourage customers to get the flu shot. And that could save you some mon Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa Department of Agriculture experts don’t think customers will see a repeat of high liquid propane prices.
A wet harvest and cold winter last year created a shortage in the supply of liquid propane, sending the statewide av Read More »
IOWA — GOOD MORNING, THIS IS THE AGRIBUSINESS REPORT, I’M DAVID GEIGER.
GRAIN CAN BE DANGEROUS IN BINS, ALL IT TAKES IS 22 SECONDS WITH A TEN INCH AUGER AND A PERSON CAN BE COMPLETELY SUBMERGED.
LAST WEEK A MAN SOUTH OF NEWTON WAS TRAP Read More »
DUBUQUE — The Dubuque Chamber of Commerce is starting Iowa’s first “Young Entrepreneurs Academy,” which is a national program to help middle and high school students start their own businesses.
One of the instructors, Tom Rauen, got his star Read More »
EAST DUBUQUE, Illinois — An East Dubuque business man’s attempt to open a cabaret bar in downtown East Dubuque isn’t out of the question. The argument whether the city council should allow that type of adult entertainment doesn’t come down to mora Read More »
IOWA CITY — City officials are considering a $1.75 million tax incentive to help renovate the old Von Maur location in Iowa City Marketplace for Read More »