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Tyson to expand Council Bluffs plant and add 350 jobs
Tyson Foods is planning an expansion of its Council Bluffs facility. Tyson Foods says its Tyson Fresh Meats subsidiary in Council Bluffs will spend $27 million to expand production at the plant to be able to make more of its beef and pork products and meal kits that it distributes to grocery stores. A company […]Full Post...
Body of woman found in van near Des Moines hospital
A woman’s body was found inside a minivan parked at a Des Moines hospital this morning. Police are calling the death “suspicious” and say it appears the van had been in the Broadlawn’s Hospital parking lot for at least a couple of days. The woman’s name has not been released. Police were sent the the […]Full Post...
‘We can win Iowa,’ Clinton tells Des Moines rally
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a rally this afternoon in Des Moines, just three blocks away from the county election office. “The election will be close, but we can win Iowa and we’re going to win on November 8th,” Clinton said, to cheers. Iowans have started voting in person at their county election offices today. A […]Full Post...
Cedar Rapids to open flood evacuation zone Friday
Cedar Rapids city officials have announced the full flood evacuation area will be opened up at noon on Friday, meaning all residents can return to their homes and businesses A few thousand Cedar Rapids residents had started moving back into their homes after the flood evacuation zone was reduced. The Cedar River is slowly dropping […]Full Post...
Leaders collide in key weekend for IIAC football
The number of unbeaten teams in the Iowa Conference race will be cut in half by the end of the weekend. Defending champion Dubuque is ranked 20th in the latest Division III coaches poll and takes a 4-0 record on the road to Central. The Dutch are also 4-0 and ranked 24th in the latest […]Full Post...
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