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Governor signs bills on unemployment, childcare, George Washington Carver Day

DES MOINES — Governor Kim Reynolds signed several bills into law Thursday. One shortens the amount of…

Unemployment rate down for fifth straight month in Iowa

DES MOINES — Iowa’s unemployment rate is down once again. Iowa Workforce Development reports that the state’s…

IEDA to consider financial assistance application for Valent BioSciences expansion in Osage

OSAGE — The Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Board of Directors tomorrow will consider approving a financial assistance…

Getting creative to fix affordable housing issues in rural Iowa

DES MOINES — Higher mortgage rates and skyrocketing rents have fueled the nation’s housing crisis. In states…

Mason City man jailed for burglary

MASON CITY — A Mason City man is in jail on a first-degree burglary charge. Cerro Gordo…

Critical need for blood donors rises with the heat index

MASON CITY — The recent heat wave is apparently keeping some Iowa blood donors from giving the…

Iowa Corrections staff return from teaching trip to Poland

STRATFORD — A delegation of Iowa Department of Corrections staff have just returned from a trip to…

Study finds impact on trees from artificial light

AMES — Researchers at Iowa State University using satellite data have found an impact from city lights…

Replica of Vietnam Memorial Wall to make one stop in Iowa

TAMA — A Vietnam veterans exhibit known as “The Wall That Heals” will make one stop in…

Iowans are honored in this year’s round of Character Counts awards

DES MOINES — Individual Iowans and organizations that display the six pillars of good character are being honored…


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