5 hrs ago
Purdue Research: Cover Crops Make Stover More Sustainable, Profitable
Farmers using cover crops as a soil conservation method can remove much more corn stover per acre for biofuels or other uses and at the same time potentially increase their income, Purdue University research shows.
6 hrs ago
In FD, a talent showcase
For Joey Kelley, 11, of Fort Dodge, getting to perform at the Desiring the Arts Festival at McSweeny's School of the Performing Arts Thursday was a special moment.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
How to find new employees
U.S. agriculture producers and food companies are struggling to attract enough workers, a problem the industry concedes is getting worse as innovation and growing demand for their products leads to the creation of thousands of new jobs.
Iowa State battles housing shortage
Iowa State University was forced to turn away more than 200 applications for on-campus living due to a housing shortage.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
As Ebola Outbreak Expands, These Experimental Drugs Could See Action
The World Health Organization said that the scope of the Ebola outbreak may be vastly underestimated, and will grow worse before they are able to get the epidemic under control.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Dysart Reporter
Family marks 160 years in Tama Co.
Descendants of the Robert and Elizabeth Granger family met at Taylor Park on Sunday, June 29, 2014.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Grassroots Radio Conference to Feature Buffalo and Barsamian
The 16th National Grassroots Radio Conference will be held this week at the Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames, Iowa.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Canada shares test Ebola vaccine
The Canadian government is sending an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization to help fight the deadly outbreak of the virus in West Africa.
In Iowa, Rick Santorum Testing a Different Message for 2016
In Iowa, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum sent another signal that he plans to run for president, but that he intends to do so by running on a different message that can reach a wider audience.
Exclusive: NewLink says Ebola vaccine trial could start in weeks
The company has also lined up two contract manufacturing companies and possibly a third and will be able to produce tens of thousands of doses of the vaccine within "the next month or two," Dr Charles Link said in an interview.
Wide Right & Natty Lite
The Mid-Morning Dump - 8/13/14
BIGGER ROLE FOR LJ. Tampa Bay has a new coaching staff, so more Tampa 2 elements are coming back, which means Leonard Johnson will be very important to the Buccaneers .
Tue Aug 12, 2014
A front-row view
WRITING about politics means spending a lot of time looking up from the front row of the auditorium as speakers on stage talk over your head.
New city staff named for FD
Carissa Miller was promoted from associate city planner to senior city planner. She replaces Stephanie Houk Sheetz, who resigned last month to become the planning and community services manager in Cedar Falls.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Correction: GOP-2016-Social Conservatives story
A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis turned to mayhem as people looted businesses, vandalized vehicles and confronted police who sought to block off access to... A black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer had his hands raised when the officer approached him with his weapon drawn ... (more)
The Raw Story
Reality TV star Josh Duggar warns conservative Christians of Obama's gay-friendly agenda
During a speech at the 2014 Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, former reality television star and current executive director of the Family Research Council's legislative affiliate Josh Duggar said that attendees need to be as courageous in the face of President Barack Obama's agenda as the Benham brothers were when HGTV cancelled their reality ... (more)
Iowa State Engineers to Simulate and Model Tornado Winds and Their Effects on Buildings
AMES, Iowa - The Iowa State University Tornado Simulator kicked up a thick and slowly spinning funnel cloud over a model of a small town, overwhelming the miniature streets, buildings and homes.
Cruz: 'We Need To Abolish The IRS'
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
KELO-TV Sioux Falls
Western Iowa Orphanage Hosts Reunion
This weekend, about 150 people gathered to remember an orphanage home in western Iowa, which is only a few miles outside of Canton.
Mike Huckabee: Arm The Kurds; US 'Left Them with Their Pants Down'
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee called on President Obama on Saturday to arm the Kurdish people in Iraq, saying that the U.S. has left them with their "pants down around their ankles" and unable to defend themselves.
The Daily Beast
What I Saw at Iowa's So-Co CircusBy Ben Jacobs
The annual Family Leader conference of social conservatives in Ames, Iowa, which was held Saturday this year, is a unique - and, in some ways, uniquely peculiar - event in American politics.