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A new grant will help Eastern Iowa communities to market themselves and attract top local talent for jobs. The Iowa Economic Development Authorities awarded the $50,000 grant to the Creative Corridor Alliance. The Alliance is comprised of economic Read More »
DES MOINES — A new lottery game based on the popular board game Monopoly will cease sales just after Christmas because of lower-than-expected sales, state officials said Monday.
The Monopoly Millionaires’ Club lottery game will end in its cu Read More »
At the final Des Moines farmers market of the year last Friday. It was the second year for the winter farmer’s market at its expanded location in the Capitol square and kaleidoscope at the hub downtown, with over 130.
You won’t find any shor Read More »
WATERLOO (AP) — The city of Waterloo is considering buying the idle former Hostess plant downtown to encourage development.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the City Council will vote Monday on a plan to spend up to $415,000 on the b Read More »
Congress adjourns next week, but before it does there’s one bill agricultural interests will watch closely; a collection of 50 or so tax breaks collectively referred to as tax extenders.
Included is a higher limit for section 179 expensing, Read More »
IOWA CITY — Iowa City’s Historic Preservation Commission has voted that the mid-19th century cottages on South Dubuque Street are historically significant.
The commission Thursday voted unanimously that the cottages, which reached public att Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Local attorney Eugene Kopecky’s attempt to take on the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission and its decision in April to deny a state gaming license for a Cedar Rapids casino has failed in Linn County District Court, at least for now.< Read More »
Beef exports overall are doing well year-over-year, but muscle cuts are losing steam.
Exports of U.S. beef are leaving the country at a record pace, according to the latest meat export data from USDA.
Year-to-date beef exports are up Read More »
IOWA CITY — New taxicab ordinances aimed at increasing safety for riders and drivers are not far off, according to Iowa City police Capt. Doug Hart.
“Some of these [changes] could come pretty quickly,” Hart said.
For months city staff Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Grants supporting transit services that connect people in Iowa’s rural areas to the rest of the state and nation were approved by the Iowa Transportation Commission this week as part of the 2015 Intercity Bus Grant Program.