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CEDAR RAPIDS — Severe weather conditions in the week that ended Sunday sharply reduced the number of days Iowa farmers had for planting their remaining corn and soybean acres and other field activities.
The statewide average precipita Read More »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the financial crisis in Greece should not create a major shock for the U.S. economy, but warned that its fallout could dampen global growth and encouraged both sides to reach a d Read More »
IOWA CITY — Shoppers on the east side of Iowa City can now get a taste of a new specialty, organic grocery store.
Lucky’s Market opened its doors to the public Tuesday with what store director Troy Bond called a “cold op Read More »
ASBURY — A long-running dispute between a Dubuque solar company and Alliant Energy is once again flaring up.
Last week Eagle Point Solar filed a complaint with the Iowa Utilities Board against Alliant relating to the company’s Read More »
Deep green fields in Iowa are a good indicator the crop’s going along nicely. However, this year there are a few discolored strips. The reason for that is compaction.
Iowa State University Extension agronomist Mark Johnson says the co Read More »
SIOUX CITY (AP) — A former Iowa egg farm manager will avoid jail time after cooperating with investigators in a criminal prosecution stemming from a 2010 salmonella outbreak.
U.S. District Judge Mark Bennett sentenced Tony Wasmund to Read More »
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TIPTON — A painting of a partially nude woman with a gun is creating controversy in Tipton. Hugh Stumbo owns a downtown art gal Read More »
KIELER, Wis. — The time around the Fourth of July is always a busy time for law enforcement, but especially those agencies near state lines where a short drive can change the rules regarding the use of fireworks.
Officers in the Dubuq Read More »
Starting this week, some fuel blends will cost consumers less at the pump.
The typical state tax on a gallon of diesel fuel is 32 and a half cents per gallon, but a three-cent tax exemption for diesel blends containing eleven percent or more Read More »
DES MOINES – Iowa’s bird flu outbreak wiped out nearly half of the state’s 60 million egg-laying chickens and it likely will take months to rebuild flocks with some producers being forced out of business due to substantial fin Read More »