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For this week’s Made in Eastern Iowa segment, we got a chance to sit down with Danielle Allen, the Program Developer (Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board) Kirkwood Training and Outreach Services. The Advanced Manufacturing Sector board was formed Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — Governors from five Midwest states joined Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday in meetings with Japanese governors, officials, and company executives for the annual gathering of the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association.
The group, Read More »
A lot of people have what they think is a good idea for a business or product but just need a little help getting it ready for market. That's where Iowa Startup Accelerator can help. Ten early start-ups from around the world are taking part in the Read More »
OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — An 81-year-old woman in southern Iowa is ending her weekly garage sale after 33 years.
The Ottumwa Courier reports Shirley Dennison has decided to close her garage doors for good. The Ottumwa resident has hosted weekend Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa - Polk County Firefighters ran through a grain bin rescue drill Saturday. To save someone trapped in grain, firefighters use several plates that form a tube which is pushed down into the grain to relieve pressure on the individual Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowans are paying less at the pump as the price of crude oil falls below $100 a barrel.
Average retail gasoline prices in Iowa have fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35 per gallon Sunday, according to Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - This year USDA, and the commodity markets, anticipate a monster crop for both corn and soybeans. Once this year’s harvest is out of the field, will there be delays in getting it to export terminals?
If it goes by rail, M Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Farmers and landowners are becoming worried about just how much their farms are worth with commodity prices going down.
But the downturn in crop prices doesn’t necessarily mean a big drop in land prices.
Before 20 Read More »
WASHINGTON — As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
CVS Caremark will now be known as CVS Healt Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The opening of one of the nation’s first commercial size cellulosic ethanol plants is drawing royalty along with top federal and state officials to Emmetsburg.
Project Liberty is a $250 million plant that will make 25 Read More »