SIOUX CITY SETS HOUSING STARTS RECORDSIOUX CITY SET A RECORD FOR RESIDENTIAL HOUSING CONSTRUCTION FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW.
CITY PLANNER CHRIS MADSEN SAYS HOUSING STARTS REACHED TRIPLE DIGITS IN 2013:
OC...81 UNITS. :12
PARAMEDICS CONFERENCE UNDERWAYParamedics from four states have gathered in Sioux City this weekend for an annual conference that focuses on the skills needed to keep patients alive until they can reach a [...]
For a total of four decades now, the Variety Club of Iowa Telethon has raised money for the needs of Iowa’s children and the tradition returns this weekend with the annual fundraiser. Sheri McMichael is executive director of Variety Club of Iowa and says this year’s production is a particular [...]
Food banks across Iowa continue to struggle with an increased demand to provide food for those in need. Ozzie Ohl of the Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank in Mason City, says donations are down while demand is rising. He says the donations were down during the holiday season, and since November [...]
The Iowa House passed a bill this week that reduces the yearly training time required for commercial manure applicators — the people who apply liquid manure to Iowa farm fields. A 2002 Iowa law forces commercial manure applicators to take three hours of continuing education classes each year to maintain [...]
The flights of F-16 fighter jets in and out of the Iowa Air National Guard base in Des Moines is not completely over. The manned flights by Iowa pilots at the Des Moines base ended in September as the guard’s mission shifted to flying drones. But a news release from [...]