Greene County casino construction remains on schedule
Construction on the new Wild Rose Casino in Greene County near Jefferson is still on schedule despite cold weather construction slow downs earlier this month. Wild Rose president Tom Timmons says freezing temperatures early in January made progress slow. “That was very difficult for the guys out there — I felt sorry for them actually […]Full Post...
Pork producers hold annual meeting
The annual Iowa Pork Producers meeting and congress will be held in Des Moines this week, gathering about 5,000 producers from across the state as well as students, representing the next generation of producers. Jamie Schmidt of Garner, the retiring president of the Iowa Pork Producers Association, says the congress is devoted to what’s happening […]Full Post...
Iowa Freedom Summit a first draft of GOP message for 2016
The “Iowa Freedom Summit” drew hundreds of grassroots activists to Des Moines this past weekend for a 10-hour event featuring 31 different speakers, about a dozen of whom presented themselves as possible 2016 presidential candidates. Congressman Steve King — the co-host of the event – kicked things off Saturday morning. “Do you believe that the […]Full Post...
Christie addresses critics at start of Iowa Freedom Summit speech (AUDIO)
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie came to Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit with a speech designed to counter critics who question Christie’s conservative credentials. “I have heard and read the conventional wisdom that somehow a guy from New Jersey would not be welcomed or understood at the Iowa Freedom Summit,” Christie said, “that somehow I’m too […]Full Post...
At Iowa Freedom Summit, Fiorina & Palin blast Hillary Clinton (AUDIO)
Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, offered a biting critique of Hillary Clinton’s time as secretary of state, drawing cheers from the crowd of conservatives gathered at Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines. “Like Hillary Clinton I, too, have traveled hundreds of thousands of miles around the globe, but unlike her, I have […]Full Post...
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