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Enterprise Zone tax incentives for Cargill approved by Economic Development Board

Enterprise Zone tax incentives for Cargill approved by Economic Development Board

May 19, 2011 (DES MOINES) – The Iowa Economic Development Board approved awards today for projects that will create up to 447 jobs in Iowa. |May 19, 2011 (DES MOINES)…

Recent Drop in Gas Prices Provide Short Term Relief

May 18, 2011 (Des Moines, Iowa) – Global oil prices continue to fluctuate as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) bounced back and forth in Tuesday trading before settling just below $97…

Grassley, Colleagues Call for China to End Intellectual Property Rights Infringement

Grassley, Colleagues Call for China to End Intellectual Property Rights Infringement

Washington, DC ñ Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Senior Committee Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today demanded an end to China’s violations of…

Grassley questions White House claims about how small business loan funds would be used

Grassley questions White House claims about how small business loan funds would be used

WASHINGTON — Senator Chuck Grassley is asking a White House official to account for the contradiction between a White House blog post and statements from the Secretary of the Treasury…

Harkin Introduces Bill to Support Community-Based, Cradle-to-Career Education

Harkin Introduces Bill to Support Community-Based, Cradle-to-Career Education

WASHINGTON ñ Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Tom Harkin (D-IA) today introduced legislation to ensure that kids in America’s neediest neighborhoods have the tools they…

Panthers Sending 13 to NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

Panthers Sending 13 to NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

The NCAA announced the list of declared entries for the Division I Track & Field Preliminary Rounds on Thursday, and 13 athletes from the University of Northern Iowa are among…

Brick and Tile work being done to accommodate new deli

Brick and Tile work being done to accommodate new deli

Demolition on the northeast corner of the Brick and Tile building has begun. Two and a half suites will be made into State Street Deli.|Demolition on the northeast corner of…

Cyclones Fourth Nationally In Attendance

Cyclones Fourth Nationally In Attendance

AMES, Iowa ñ Iowa State finished fourth nationally in women’s basketball attendance in 2010-11. It marks the fourth-straight season that the Cyclones were among the top four teams. |AMES, Iowa…

Miniature ponies and other animals raised in Clear Lake

Miniature ponies and other animals raised in Clear Lake

The first time Marcia Gardinier saw two little kids riding mini-horses and being led by another child, she knew she had to have one. That same day she bought one…