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Joe Ely, Future, and Hells Bells announce Central Iowa shows
Country/rock artist Joe Ely , rapper Future , and the AC/DC tribute band Hells Bells have all announced shows in Central Iowa in recent days.
15 hrs ago
Quincy, Yakima, Pasco lose out re Microsoft jobs thanks to House Dems
Beverly Hills may be rich and chic and the Upper East Side of Manhattan may be rich and exclusive.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
WHO-TV Des Moines
Drake Relays: Mall Pole Vault 'Truly Unique'
A crowd gathered Monday to see high-jumpers at Hy-Vee in Waukee . Now shoppers are getting to see the pole vault at Jordan Creek Mall in West Des Moines.
Senate renews effort to legalize medical marijuana
A three-member subcommittee, then the full Senate Ways and Means Committee, approved a measure that would allow the medical use of oil derived from marijuana as a last-resort treatment for chronic epilepsy.
The Fairfield Ledger
Heartland to begin building
Heartland Co-op emailed this drawing along with its press release Tuesday, showing the site of entry and exit drives, the railroad spur to be built, and the arrangement of silos at its property at Nutmeg Avenue and business Highway 34. Heartland Co-op, which has been working with Fairfield Economic Development Association and Jefferson County Board ... (more)
Data Storage Today
Officials Announce Plan for Microsoft Data Center
Tech giant Microsoft is building a new data center space in Iowa; this is Microsoft's second data center in West Des Moines.
IPB to put $48 million in Tama packing plant
DES MOINES The Iowa Economic Development Authority board has awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to six companies for job creation and expansion projects.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
'No Foul Play' Involved In Death
West Des Moines police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a woman on Hoak Drive Sunday.
WHO-AM Des Moines
Clive Woman Found Near Burned Car in West Des Moines
West Des Moines police released the name of the person found dead near a burning car on Easter Sunday morning.
Roth & Company, P.C.
Tax Roundup, 4/22/14: $418,000 per-job edition! And: AGI and farm subsidies.
The West Des Moines City Council on March 24 approved asking the IEDA to award Project Alluvion $18 million in sales tax rebates, the maximum amount possible under the IEDA's High Quality Jobs Program.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Microsoft takes Iowa from corn to .com
Star Trek fans know that Capt. James T. Kirk will eventually be born in Iowa . So, in one respect, this state already has a notable tech reputation.
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Body found next to burned vehicle
A body found lying next to a burning car in West Des Moines. It happened early this morning...just south of I-235 off of 8th street.
Iowa Realty drops lawsuit against competitor
The Des Moines Register says the move last week came after a Polk County judge threw out several claims from West Des Moines-based Iowa Realty.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Lawn Doctor arrives in FD
Lawn Doctor, one of the nation's largest providers of lawn-care services, is now part of the Fort Dodge marketplace.
West Des Moines police find body, burning vehicle
Police say they were called Sunday morning to a vehicle fire. When officers arrived, they found a body lying next to a burning vehicle.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
Officials announce plan for Microsoft data center in West Des Moines [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WEST DES MOINES - Microsoft will begin construction on a new data center in West Des Moines, state and local officials announced Friday, bringing the company's total investment in Iowa to nearly $2 billion, the largest in the state to date.
Data Center Knowledge
Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of April 19
For your weekend reading, here's a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Daily News Journal
Ruling: Court OK needed for disabled son's vasectomy
An Iowa mother appointed as the guardian of her intellectually disabled son should not have arranged a vasectomy for him without prior court approval, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Iowa officials announce plan for Microsoft data center
Gov. Terry Branstad, right, speaks with Polk Coutny Supervisor Angela Connolly, West Des Moines mayor Steve Gaer and Gretchen Tegeler of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa before a news conference Friday, April 18, 2014, in West Des Moines, Iowa.