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Blue Bunny changes logo
The Le Mars-based company that makes Blue Bunny ice cream has changed its logo and packaging. The new logo, which features a cursive letter “B” with rabbit ears and a cottontail, was unveiled this week. Well’s Enterprises, spokesperson Liz Croston, says the idea behind making the change is to have ice cream be fun. “Ice […]Full Post...
Legislation would require installation of carbon monoxide detectors
Carbon monoxide alarms would be mandated in some Iowa dwellings under legislation that cleared a legislative panel this week. A Norwalk man who lost a family friend from carbon monoxide poisoning was at the capitol to lobby lawmakers on the issue. Dwayne Sand says other states are responding to the death of a 22-year-old woman […]Full Post...
Florists ready for busy Valentine’s Day traffic
It’s the biggest weekend of the year for florists across the state as Valentine’s Day is Sunday. The manager of a floral shop in Webster City, Tim Huff, expects to be busy through the weekend. Flowers are often the top gift. He says when the holiday lands on the weekend some people do other things […]Full Post...
$100,000 fund drive underway for Battleship Iowa
An Iowa couple has pledged $100,000 to help restore the Battleship Iowa — but only if the non-profit group that manages the floating museum can match their donation. The historic ship was saved from the salvage yard and is docked in the Port of Los Angeles. Volunteers have been working to restore the battleship, but […]Full Post...
‘Premium’ rate offered to Iowa doctors who treat Medicaid patients
A key Republican legislator says Iowa doctors who sign contracts with one of the three companies hired to manage care for Medicaid patients will be paid more than they would get in other states. Representative Dave Heaton, a Republican from Mount Pleasant, is chairman of a budget panel that deals with this issue. Heaton says […]Full Post...
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