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1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

Chinese man released on bond in seed piracy case

One of six Chinese businessmen charged with conspiring to steal trade secrets of U.S.-based corn seed manufacturers for a Chinese competitor has been released from custody pending trial after posting a $50,000 cash bond.


5 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Officials Announce Plan for Microsoft Data Center

Tech giant Microsoft is building a new data center space in Iowa; this is Microsoft's second data center in West Des Moines.


Related Topix: West Des Moines, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors

10 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

Problem With New Iowa State Pen Delays Closing Of 1839 Facility

The Iowa Department of Corrections is delaying plans to close the 175-year-old Iowa State Penitentiary after discovering problems in the heating and cooling system in its $132 million replacement.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Prison, State Prisons, Iowa State Penitentiary

13 hrs ago | KIMT

Man trying to steal Iowa seed corn released

More than four months after his arrest, one of six men from China charged with conspiring to steal valuable seed corn from U.S. companies has been released after posting a $50,000 cash bond.


17 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines

Panel clears tax rebate for Knoxville Raceway

A proposal to provide a state tax credit of up to $2 million to the Knoxville Raceway has advanced in the Iowa Senate.


Tue Apr 22, 2014


Mapping flood behavior online

With more rain on the way, a new online tool will now help in finding the most flood-prone areas.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather


UI burn center warns people of fertilizer dangers

In this April 9, 2014 photo, farmer Craig Boot pulls a tank of anhydrous ammonia behind his tractor before injecting the chemical into the soil in preparation for spring planting in a corn field near the Marion and Mahaska County line outside Pella, Iowa.


Related Topix: Mahaska County, IA, Pella, IA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Insurance Journal West

Iowa Insurance Regulators Investigating Agency Accused of Overbilling

The Iowa Insurance Division is focused on Two Rivers Insurance Co. The agency had been acting as an independent agent selling insurance for Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and other companies, the Des Moines Register reported.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

Iowa City Press-Citizen

BTN turns out lights on Hawkeyes' prime-time chances

The Big Ten Network released its Saturday night football schedule today , and once again, Iowa was deemed not ready for prime time.


Decorah Journal

2014 All Iowa Reads author Thomas Maltman, with - Little Wolves,' at...

Following the intertwining stories of a young pastor's wife and a father searching for answers, Maltman teases apart the traditions, assumptions,and stories that make up small-town life.


Related Topix: Iowa Center, IA, Libraries, Minnesota State University Mankato, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Osky News

Iowa DOT Continues Bypass Discussion

The future of travel was a point of discussion at a recent meeting involving the Iowa Department of Transportation and residents of Mahaska County.


Related Topix: Mahaska County, IA, Oskaloosa, IA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Washington Times

Senate OKs plan to reopen Iowa Juvenile Home

The Iowa Senate has renewed its effort to reopen the Iowa Juvenile Home, with a budget amendment designed to re-establish and improve programming at the Toledo facility.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, US Governors, Terry Branstad

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Interest rate cuts to save money for 16 Iowa towns

DES MOINES, Iowa - State officials say 16 Iowa towns that received loans for water quality projects will end up saving money because of interest rate cuts.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, Fort Dodge, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Driver dies after western Nebraska collision

The Nebraska State Patrol says the accident occurred about 7 a.m. Sunday around two miles west of the Paxton interchange.


KTEN-TV Denison

Iowa Realty drops lawsuit against competitor

The Des Moines Register says the move last week came after a Polk County judge threw out several claims from West Des Moines-based Iowa Realty.


Related Topix: Polk County, IA, West Des Moines, IA

The Times-Delphic

Iowa caucuses provide opportunities for students

Presidential election season starts in Iowa, and it starts at Drake University. As the national media focuses on Iowa, Iowans have the opportunity to meet candidates in person and shape how the election plays out.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Drake University, Joe Biden, Des Moines, IA

Customer Interaction Solutions

Connecting the dots on finding criminals [Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 20--WATERLOO -- When an alleged prison escapee from North Carolina tried to get an Iowa driver's license under a bogus name, a state transportation computer knew something was amiss.


Related Topix: Cedar Falls, IA, Waterloo, IA

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Plainfield water break

A water-line break in Plainfield has forced city officials to shut off the northeast Iowa town's water supply.


KCCI-TV Des Moines

An Iowa Easter tradition since 1968

An easter weekend tradition! Nearly 300 horses marched into Des Moines from across the state... KCCI's erin hassanzadeh explains what they marched for .... she is LIVE in the newsroom Todd...The Pony Express Riders of Iowa ...have been doing this annual march for 46 years... 24:24 IT'S LIKE A BIG FAMILY REUNION WE HAVE ONCE A YEAR ON EASTER ... (more)


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Daily Kos

Iowa Gov. Branstad Caught in Firing Scandal

It turns out Team Branstad was paying former employees hush money to stay silent about why they were terminated.


Related Topix: US Governors, Terry Branstad


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