Friday, September 21, 2018

University of Iowa Labor Center Closure Moves Forward

The Iowa Board of Regents has given initial approval of plans to ask lawmakers for more state resources next year a ...

State Tax Credits Increase Dramatically

In recent years, the total dollar amount of state tax credits to corporations has increased substantially and left ...

Hunting Seasons Starting in September

With the unofficial end of summer, fall hunting season is in full swing.  September 1st marked the start of dove, s ...

State Budget Cuts Bring Disadvantage to Iowa’s Public Safety

This September, the Iowa Civil and Human Rights Commission will host a discussion with the Des Moines police depart ...

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Candidate Profile: Russell Camerer

Candidate Profile: Russell Camerer

Russell Camerer was born June 11, 1955, in Storm Lake, Iowa. He was raised outside of Alta by Bill and Mary Camerer. His dad worked in the loading department at Hy-Grade. His mom was a full-time housewife and mother to his two brothers and himself. R ...

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Candidate Profile: Susan Temere, District 47

Candidate Profile: Susan Temere, District 47

Susan Temere teaches in Waukee, Adel and Dallas Center school districts in the middle schools and high schools. She also is an instructor of speech communications at Des Moines Area Community College. Specifically, she teaches public speaking, group ...

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State Grants $14.75M for Next-Generation Ethanol Plant

State Grants $14.75M for Next-Generation Ethanol Plant

In the 2007, the Legislature created the Iowa Power Fund and the Office of Energy Independence to keep Iowa a world leader in renewable energy production and technology.   The Power Fund Board made its largest award yesterday with a $14.5 million gra ...

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Candidate Profile: Tim Hoy, District 44

Candidate Profile: Tim Hoy, District 44

Tim Hoy and his wife, Melody, a registered pharmacist, own and operate Eldora Valu-rite Pharmacy and Ahoy Fountain. Tim has been active in his community. He has been a city council member, mayor and founding chairperson for the Eldora Trees Forever c ...

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Candidate Profile: John Bearden

Candidate Profile: John Bearden

Chris Bearden, 47, grew up in Tama and attended South Tama Schools. He graduated in 1979. After graduation, Chris began working with Packaging Corporation of America. The plant was subsequently sold and is now Caraustar Industries. Chris has been a m ...

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Rebuild Iowa Continues Work on Initial Report

Rebuild Iowa Continues Work on Initial Report

The state's Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission met yesterday and will continue today to complete work on the initial 45 day report due to the Legislature and Governor Culver by September 2nd.  The commission is reviewing reports completed by nine recov ...

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Candidate Profile: Terry Hertle, District 39

Candidate Profile: Terry Hertle, District 39

Terry Hertle, a lifelong resident of Benton County, has lived in only one place – his family’s century farm north of Newhall. His ambition was always to be a farmer. After a lifetime of farming, he has decided to retire. Two years after graduating fr ...

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