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Senators, CJ execs talk job training
About 600 construction workers are entering the final stages of assembling the $320 million CJ Bio America plant west of Fort Dodge.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Gov. Branstad Says Starting School In August Affects Summer Tourism
A petition in front of the Iowa Department of Education right now would toughen restrictions regarding school start dates.
Council Bluffs man injured in stabbing with garden trowel
Trey Porter's two-run single Monday night capped Mississippi State's three-run eighth-inning rally that produced a 5-4 College World Series victory over Indiana.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
2 people hurt in Iowa motorcycle-deer collision
The Iowa State Patrol says a group of motorcyclists was heading south just before the accident, which occurred around 1:10 a.m. Monday near the Crescent exit.
The Papillion Times
Sick of dead yard, Bluffs woman installs $30,000 synthetic lawn
Gallo's dogs - white German shepherd Piper, in the back, and golden retriever Chloe - were killing her grass.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
La Vista Sun
Grace: This Council Bluffs man stopped missing life, now loves it
John Price enjoys a moment with his boys at breakfast. Steph is at right. Spencer, 10 is at left with Alden, 3, and Ben, 12. John Price gets a goodbye kiss from his wife, Stephanie - along with a hug from Alden - as he heads to the airport for a trip to Denver to promote his latest book, "Daddy Long Legs: The Natural Education of a Father."
Pottawattamie County dispatcher honored for saving heart patient
Residents of Omaha and those who live near the city benefit from being in the center of a regional hub for medical services.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Pottawattamie County stretch of Lincoln Highway to get face-lift
As the Lincoln Highway celebrates its centennial this summer, the stretch from Council Bluffs to Harrison County will greet a new century with a face-lift.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
A tornado watch is in effect for parts of Nebraska and Iowa until 10 p.m. Friday.
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Living with Floods project also spotlights art
Chuck Swanson couldn't have known parts of Iowa again would be experiencing flooding when he started planning the Living with Floods project more than two years ago.
Development near TD Ameritrade Park, where CWS is played, still in the early innings
The lunch crowd at Blatt Beer & Table, which opened last year in north downtown and cleaned up during the CWS.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Kiss A Pig For RAGBRAI
A lot of people kiss their pets from time to time, but what about a pig? Thursday night in Council Bluffs people were paying money to kiss a pig.
La Vista Sun
Council Bluffs meal program for kids receives $180,000 grant
Danielle Powell, who was kicked out a semester before graduation, says the university has denied release of her transcripts, preventing from her enrolling elsewhere.
The Papillion Times
Drive-ins may be gone, but you can still catch plenty of flicks outdoors
That next summer, free outdoor movie screenings began at Bayliss Park in Council Bluffs, and concerts with a free movie started in the Holland Center's courtyard in downtown Omaha.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Teen Mom turned porn star Farrah Abraham gets ANOTHER boob job... and ...
The 22-year-old single mother confessed that she has replaced her C-cup saline implants with larger D-cups filled with silicone.
College World Series: Pieces of Rosenblatt on Display Throughout Omaha Metro
Those travelling to Omaha this year for the College World Series who may also be looking for a bit of nostalgia are in luck.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Des Moines Register
Iowa DOT panel OKs $2.6 billion in roadwork over next five years
Iowa Department of Transportation officials said the spending is focused on safety, maintenance and modernization initiatives along the state's existing road system between fiscal years 2014 and 2018.
"Competitive bidding" creates concern in healthcare industry
In just a few weeks, some folks might have trouble getting the medical equipment they need.
Hunger Doesn't Take a Summer Break
Summer doesn't mean hunger takes time off. Thousands of metro students, who regularly rely on free or reduced lunch during the school year, are still in need during the break.
Queens of the Stone Age Book 'Like Clockwork' Tour Dates
The Queens of the Stone Age will be on the road throughout most of August, September and October to support their recently released record, Like Clockwork .