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Cleanup time: No. 5 Wisconsin's defense wrecks another foe - Business Insider

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:08

Cleanup time: No. 5 Wisconsin's defense wrecks another foe
Business Insider
Three of Wisconsin's first six possessions against Iowa ended with turnovers, as did the Badgers' first possession of the second half. Three other drives ended with three-and-outs. The offense put the game away in the second half after turning two Iowa ...

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Western notebook: Griffons get back to business - News-Press Now

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:17

News-Press Now

Western notebook: Griffons get back to business
News-Press Now
The Griffons (2-0) forced an average of 29 turnovers per game in a pair of wins in Fayette, Iowa. Missouri Western led the MIAA in turnovers by opponents each of the last two seasons. Western took the floor with nine new incomers and little experience ...

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Iowa pharmacy company raises $2.5 million in investment - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:08

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa pharmacy company raises $2.5 million in investment
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
An Eastern Iowa pharmacy business has raised $2.5 million in investment funding to push forward its prescription delivery and management system. SmartScripts, based in Washington, announced the investment, its first large round of fundraising, on ...

University of Iowa student-managed investment fund tops $6 million - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:02

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

University of Iowa student-managed investment fund tops $6 million
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The value of an investment fund managed by students at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business has topped $6 million, 23 years after it was established with $50,000 in capital. The Henry Fund's 11.25 percent average annual growth is more than ...

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Iowa Gov. Reynolds begins assembling first state budget plan - Mason City Globe Gazette

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:10

Mason City Globe Gazette

Iowa Gov. Reynolds begins assembling first state budget plan
Mason City Globe Gazette
Reynolds said easing Iowans' tax burden is a key element of her priorities to create a competitive business environment, boost workplace skills for the jobs of tomorrow, educate students for the knowledge economy, pursue energy innovations that keep ...
Reynolds 'anticipating another tough budget year' in IowaDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowans continue to drink more alcoholSioux City Journal

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Reynolds outlines 'tough' budget process - Quad City Times

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:49

Quad City Times

Reynolds outlines 'tough' budget process
Quad City Times
... to create a competitive business environment, boost workplace skills for the jobs of tomorrow, educate students for the knowledge economy, pursue energy innovations that keep down business costs and expand broadband connectivity to all parts of Iowa.
Iowans continue to drink more alcoholSioux City Journal

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6th District judge joins special business court - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:58

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

6th District judge joins special business court
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
McPartland, a district judge for nine years, was assigned in September to the Iowa Business Specialty Court. The court started in 2013 as the result of a task force recommendation, but McPartland wasn't involved in that committee. He decided to apply ...

Des Moines Among Cities Chosen for Facebook Business Program - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:28

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Des Moines Among Cities Chosen for Facebook Business Program
U.S. News & World Report
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Facebook has chosen Des Moines as one of 30 cities for a program that helps equip small businesses with digital skills. The Des Moines Register reports that the program will help businesses build their digital presence on the ...
How Facebook plans to help Des Moines small businessesDesMoinesRegister.com

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How Facebook plans to help Des Moines small businesses - DesMoinesRegister.com

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:40

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How Facebook plans to help Des Moines small businesses
DesMoinesRegister.com
Facebook wants to hear from small businesses in Des Moines. The social media giant announced that Des Moines was among 30 cities selected for its Community Boost program, which is designed to equip small businesses with the digital skills they need to ...

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New Identifier For Downtown Des Moines Launches - Markets Insider

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:37

New Identifier For Downtown Des Moines Launches
Markets Insider
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Des Moines Partnership has launched a new identifier for Downtown Des Moines: Downtown DSM USA. The Partnership launched the DSM USA identifier earlier this year for Greater Des Moines (DSM ...

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First-Ever Bioreactor Recharge in Iowa - Pork Magazine

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:29

Pork Magazine

First-Ever Bioreactor Recharge in Iowa
Pork Magazine
Nine years ago, one of the first bioreactors in Iowa was installed on Mike Bravard's farm near Jefferson, Iowa. Last week, that bioreactor was reconditioned, all in an effort to make water cleaner for people downstream. Water quality data at this site ...

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Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:12

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
In Marshalltown, we heard Wendy Soltero, business manager with the local YMCA/YWCA, say that Latinos helped bolster the housing market in Marshalltown post-recession. They provided the influx to buy the starter homes, so those owners could sell and ...

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Jones elected as editor of Iowa Architect magazine - Business Record

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 07:57

Jones elected as editor of Iowa Architect magazine
Business Record
The American Institute of Architects Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) recently elected Anna Schwennsen Jones to serve the Iowa Architect Editorial Board of Directors as editor of Iowa Architect magazine, according to a news release. Jones is the owner of MOD ...

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Jones elected as editor of Iowa Architect magazine - Business Record

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 07:57

Jones elected as editor of Iowa Architect magazine
Business Record
The American Institute of Architects Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) recently elected Anna Schwennsen Jones to serve the Iowa Architect Editorial Board of Directors as editor of Iowa Architect magazine, according to a news release. Jones is the owner of MOD ...

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Iowa event planner hides rocks with inspirational messages - Sioux City Journal

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 13:35

Iowa event planner hides rocks with inspirational messages
Sioux City Journal
These are some of the words and advice that inspired Catherine Mayfield to embark on a solo business adventure three years ago and to keep going when it got tough. EventConnect, an event-planning business, marked its third anniversary this month, and ...

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Iowa State works to meet demand for large animal vets - Sioux City Journal

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 09:36

Sioux City Journal

Iowa State works to meet demand for large animal vets
Sioux City Journal
Iowa State works to meet demand for large animal vets ... Brent Sexton, a Rockwell City native, is in his fourth year at Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. ... AMES, Iowa — Brent Sexton says he can see the light at the end of the ...

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MARK-TO-MARKET: Iowa announces 2018 tax revisions - Quad City Times

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 07:02

Quad City Times

MARK-TO-MARKET: Iowa announces 2018 tax revisions
Quad City Times
It serves as the benchmark for which short-term credit is often based on, such as credit cards, lines of credit and short-term personal and business loans. As a general rule, the prime rate is equal to the fed funds rate plus 3 percent. The IDR uses ...

Earth Services & Abatement (ESA) - Omaha World-Herald

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 04:23

Earth Services & Abatement (ESA)
Omaha World-Herald
Since its beginning in 1982, ESA has grown from an asbestos abatement firm that worked on Iowa schools and hospitals, to a national environmental remediation, abatement, and demolition firm with offices in Sioux City, Omaha, Des Moines, and Denver.

Iowa dairy family expands farm to generate more revenue - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 00:15

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Iowa dairy family expands farm to generate more revenue
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Expanding operations is one of many strategies farmers use to increase the profitability of their dairy operations so beginning farmers can join the business, said Tera Montgomery, University of Wisconsin-Platteville professor of dairy and animal science.

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Iowa Event Planner Hides Rocks With Inspirational Messages - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 00:05

Iowa Event Planner Hides Rocks With Inspirational Messages
U.S. News & World Report
Mayfield and her intern, Alex Potzner, spent a good portion of last month washing, painting and writing encouraging words and sayings on more than 1,095 stones — one for each day she has been in business. The two then placed the stones all over the ...

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