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Iowa Business Council 4th quarter survey stabilizes
The quarterly survey of the leaders of the state’s largest businesses shows a brighter outlook for the next six months. Iowa Business Council executive director, Elliott Smith says the three indicators from the survey were better than the last quarter. “Sales moved up slightly from the third quarter, capital spending remained steady, and employment dropped […]Full Post...
Iowa DOT planning to open 20th drivers license station
The Iowa Department of Transportation is asking the governor and legislators for enough money to rent a building and open a new driver’s license station in central Iowa. DOT director Paul Trombino says Dallas County officials plan to stop issuing drivers licenses from the courthouse in Adel. “Dallas County is one of our fastest growing areas […]Full Post...
Hawkeyes look to slow down Florida State
Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery says transition defense will be a key when the Hawkeyes host Florida State on Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Seminoles are 4-1 and averaging better than 91 points per game. McCaffery says slowing down the fast break begins with solid play on the offensive end. “A bad […]Full Post...
November ends up in top 10 of weather records in two areas
The just ended month of November is entering the records books as unusually warm and wet. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says preliminary figure show last month was the 8th wettest and 10th warmest November in Iowa over 143 years of record keeping. The statewide average temperature for the month was 41.7 degrees, 5.1 degrees warmer […]Full Post...
DNR releases results of Interstate 29 checkpoint
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has released the results of a special checkpoint held earlier this month at the southbound Interstate 29 weigh station south of Sioux City. DNR Conservation officer Chad Morrow set up the checkpoint and says there are a lot of hunters and fishermen traveling at this time of year and […]Full Post...
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Sip and Stroll // 12/11/2015
celebrating Veteran's Day. Double Rainbow spotted
at KQWC on Veteran's Day!