Green and Yellow in Cuba

John Deere has announced that it may again be shipping tractors to Cuba by the end of November. The state’s largest manufacturer began shipping equipment to Cuba in the 1800’s…and ...Read more

Purk Trial Update

Closing arguments are slated for Thursday in the Tama County Murder Trail of Tait Purk. Purk is accused of killing his fiancee Dora Okonski in April 200o. Judge Ian Thornhill is presiding over the ...Read more

Prepare for Jack Frost

Thursday is Weather Awareness Day in the state of Iowa. The National Weather Service says the time is now to prepare your home and vehicle  for the upcoming onslaught of winter weather. Check and ...Read more

Pheasant Season Underway

As many as 60-thousand hunters are expected in the fields as the Iowa Pheasant Hunting Season is underway. The Iowa department of Natural resources says that in spite of a reduction in the bird ...Read more

Unemployment rate drops

Iowa now has the 9th lowest unemployment rate in the country. Iowas Work Force Development says the state’s September unemployment rate was 3.2%; down from 3.3% in August. The national ...Read more

Help Wanted at the DOT

Looking for some on-call work? the Iowa Department of Transportation may have just the opportunity for you. The DOT is in the process of hiring 600 snow plow drivers for the upcoming winter weather ...Read more