Friday, December 14, 2018

Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

PRICHARD TO LEAD IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS Oldson Elected As Democratic Whip Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Tod ...

Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

The Iowa Judicial Branch released background information and professional qualifications of each judge up for judic ...

Fall Trout Stocking

Every year, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocks trout in several urban lakes across the state.  D ...

Iowa Receives Suicide Prevention Grant

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was recently awarded a $3.5 million grant to prevent suicide in Iowa. T ...

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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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Iowa Lands Microsoft Data Center

Iowa Lands Microsoft Data Center

State officials announced today that the Microsoft Corporation will build a $550 million data center in West Des Moines that will create between 50-100 new jobs at an average wage of $70,000.  Microsoft officials said Iowa landed the center, in part, ...

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Candidate Profile: Gretchen Lawyer, District 36

Candidate Profile: Gretchen Lawyer, District 36

Gretchen grew up on a family farm outside of Macomb, Illinois, with her parents and two brothers. The family ran a large hog operation in addition to farming corn and soybeans. Gretchen graduated from Macomb Senior High School, where she was a member ...

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Smokefree Air Public Hearings

Smokefree Air Public Hearings

The Iowa Department of Public Health has scheduled a series of public hearings on the implementation of Iowa's Smokefree Air Act on August 20, 21 and 22 at sites across Iowa (click here for the full listing).  Iowa's public smoking ban took effect on ...

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