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48 min ago | ABC News

Aronia Berry Gaining Market Foothold in US

A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular "superfoods" like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores, showing up in everything from juices to powdered supplements to baby food.


Related Topix: Supplement, Aronia, Agriculture, Science

5 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

Country Roads: Friendly one-finger salute seen in rural Iowa

One of the things I enjoy about being back home in rural Iowa is the "farmer wave."


Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Des Moines, IA, Hamilton County, IA

9 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Des Moines to stay in Iowa's largest conference

Des Moines Public Schools has announced its five schools will remain with the Central Iowa Metropolitan League - Iowa's largest big-school activities conference.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Huge win for solar energy in Iowa

In a setback to the regulated utility model, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that a power purchase agreement between the city of Dubuque and Eagle Point Solar does not violate state law.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environmental Law, Law, Agriculture, Science

Iowa hospitals preparing for RAGBRAI influx

Up to 10,000 riders and another 10,000 followers are expected to pedal through the towns in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa - also known as RAGBRAI.


Related Topix: Buchanan County, IA

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Longing for a win, GOP gives Senate hopeful a big microphone

If you're a national political party salivating over the prospect of winning a seat that's long been in your opponent's hands, what should you do? Enter the Republican National Committee, Iowa GOP Senate nominee Joni Ernst -- and an address heard by millions around the country.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley


Third trial set to begin in Iowa murder case

An Iowa man accused of killing his wife and unborn child is set to begin his third murder trial in the case next week.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Cedar Rapids couple's invention featured on 'Shark Tank'

Packable Pails , invented and distributed from Iowa, were featured on the Today Show on NBC on July 3. The collapsible beach pails were invented by Tom and Melissa Reed of Cedar Rapids after their family took a trip to Myrtle Beach.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Julien Dubuque Bridge to close July 21

The heavily traveled Julien Dubuque Bridge over the Mississippi River will be closed for approximately 10-days beginning Monday, July 21 to replace deck joints on the bridge.


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin

Fri Jul 11, 2014


St. Paul man's murder trial in Iowa delayed until 2015

The first-degree murder trial for John Bloomfield of St. Paul won't take place in Iowa until next year, according to online court documents.


Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Johnson County, IA, Coralville, IA


Iowa Police: Women Confront Man In Facebook Sting

Dubuque police say a group of women confronted a man accused of trying to meet a 9-year-old girl for a sexual encounter.


WHO-TV Des Moines

Iowa Supreme Court Rules Solar Power Project Can Move Forward

The four-to-two decision will allow Eagle Point Solar to install a solar energy system on a building owned by the city of Dubuque and sell all the electricity produced to the city.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Tesla heads Saturday's Central Iowa shows

Multi-platinum rockers Tesla lead Saturday's Central Iowa concert lineup. Here are all the details on July 12's top shows.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

WHO-TV Des Moines

Help Wanted to Identify Body Pulled From River

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Mills County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help to identify a body pulled from the Missouri River.


KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa woman gets probation in neglect case

A northern Iowa woman has been given probation for leaving more than a dozen residents alone at an assisted living center.


The Washington Post

Little Denmark: Velkommen to Iowa

The Elk Horn phone book is filled with Andersens, ChristenA sens, Petersens, Eskovs, Clausens, Sorensens, Madsens, Mortensens and Jacobsens.


Related Topix: Elk Horn, IA, Kimballton, IA, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Home Gardening, Home, Travel

Northern-Sun Print

The Senate Side-Senator Steve Sodders-Storms Create Emergencies Across Iowa

Because of bad weather throughout June, the Governor has already proclaimed disaster emergencies in 48 counties, including Black Hawk.


Related Topix: Black Hawk County, IA, Marshall County, IA, Tama County, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Iowa Couple Dead, Police Search For Son

An elderly couple from a small northwestern Iowa town is dead. Authorities are calling their deaths suspicious and are searching for their son.


Related Topix: Plymouth County, IA, Akron, IA


North Iowa hospital holds hazmat drill

A group of medical professionals spent the day preparing for the worst. It's a part of annual hazmat training and the goal is to make it seem as realistic as possible.


Merced Sun-Star

Mercy Health Network gets $10M federal grant

The money will help implement a new system that utilizes a centralized health care organization based at Mercy hospital in Des Moines.


Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska


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