NORTH IOWA OUTDOORS: Iowa’s State Parks Have Campsites, Shelters, and Lodges Available for Fourth of July Weekend

Iowa’s state parks are gearing up to welcome thousands of campers, cabin renters, picnickers and outdoor enthusiasts for the Fourth of July weekend. “State parks are great destinations for these major summer holidays,” says Todd Coffelt, DNR State Parks Bureau chief. “Whether you are staying for a week or making a day trip, they provide […]

Winnebago Sees 75% Growth in Revenues

 Winnebago Industries, Incorporated has reported financial results for the Company’s third quarter of Fiscal 2017. Revenues for the Fiscal 2017 third quarter ended May 27, 2017, were $476.4 million, an increase of 75.1% compared to $272.1 million for the Fiscal 2016 period.  Winnebago Industries CEO Michael Happe outlined the reasons why profits went up significantly. Gross profit was $70.8 million, an […]

Animal Health Emergency Prepardness Exercise Yields Surprising Results

 Last week over 60 federal, state and local agency, academic and industry professionals met to participate in a mock animal disease emergency response exercise. The exercise was hosted by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship with the support of Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management.   “Unfortunately, Iowa saw firsthand how devastating an […]