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State Fair's Newly Air-Conditioned Cultural Center will Showcase Iowa's Largest Art Show

August 2, 2013 DES MOINES (readMedia)-- The Patty and Jim Cownie Cultural Center will be popping with art at the 2013 Iowa State Fair. more »»

Iowa lakes are popular places

August 1, 2013 The busiest place in Iowa on July 4 is likely the two lane section of Hw. more »»

Rep. Dean Fisher reminds of sales tax holiday

July 31, 2013 Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Garwin) released details regarding the annual Iowa Sales Tax Holiday. more »»

Flags to half-staff in honor of Col. Day

July 31, 2013 (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, August 1, 2013, in honor of Iowa native, retired Col. George “Bud” Da. more »»

Iowa Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.6 Percent

July 27, 2013 DES MOINES- Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.6 percent in June, but was down from the June 2012 rate of 5.3 percent. Meanwhile, the U.S. more »»

Iowa Teachers Learning Lessons in Industry

July 26, 2013 Cedar Falls, Iowa -"When am I EVER going to use this?" Fifty-seven middle- and high-school mathematics, science and technology teachers will have ready answers this fall for students after spending... more »»

Eighteen New Foods to Debut at 2013 Iowa State Fair

July 25, 2013 DES MOINES (readMedia)-- "Happiness Is" new Fair foods and treats set to make their debut at the 2013 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18. more »»

Noreen Gosch to be honored with the Family Protection Award

July 24, 2013 Cedar Rapids- Noreen Gosch, whose son Johnny Gosch disappeared in 1982 during his paper route, will be honored with the Family Protection Award during the 11th Preventing Abuse Conference, August... more »»

President declares Tama, 46 more Iowa counties disaster areas

July 3, 2013 DES MOINES –– Gov. Terry E. more »»

State Land Open to Emergency Haying and Grazing

July 3, 2013 DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will open up state land to haying and grazing to help farmers impacted by severe weather conditions. more »»

Enjoy the Outdoors; Be Mindful of Ticks

June 23, 2013 After an unusually cool start to spring, warmer weather is drawing Iowans outdoors once again. more »»

Cover crops, conswervation practice construction may be option for Iowa farmers

June 22, 2013 DES MOINES -Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging farmers to consider planting a cover crop, building conservation practices or doing both on land they have been unable to plant... more »»

Governor’s Office, Iowa DNR announce new mobile apps for outdoor activities

June 21, 2013 (DES MOINES) – The official beginning of summer also marks new opportunities for Iowans to connect with outdoor recreation: a new mobile state park application as well as a state-wide data base for... more »»

Come See the World’s Fastest Omelet Maker

June 20, 2013 Howard Helmer, better known as America’s Omelet King, will entertain Iowa State fairgoers with his flash-in-the-pan method of making omelet. more »»

National Pollinator Week is June 17-23

June 19, 2013 Des Moines- When it comes to pollinators, Iowa’s farmers are creating habitat to boost their populations and harness these critters’ value. more »»

University of Northern Iowa receives grant for construction and demolition project

June 8, 2013 CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) has received a United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development grant to institute the Iowa Construction and Demolition Waste... more »»

David Davis and the Warrior River Boys to perform at Wieting Theatre

June 4, 2013 TOLEDO, IOWA- National touring band David Davis and the Warrior River Boys will appear Wednesday June 12, 2013 at the historic Wieting Theatre in Toledo Iowa. more »»

Footloose Friday set for June 7

May 29, 2013 Footloose Fridays organizers plan to take a second stab at welcoming the summer season on June 7. Events along with the regular Toledo Farmers Market on the Tama County Courthouse Square begin at 5 p. more »»

"Nothing Compares" to the Iowa State Fair's Free Stage Line-up

May 21, 2013 DES MOINES (readMedia)- Throughout the 11 days of the 2013 Iowa State Fair, Fairgoers can enjoy more than half a million dollars worth of free entertainment from rock legends to country up-and-comers. more »»



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