A new Iowa Environmental Council report concludes excessive nitrates in Iowa’s drinking water raise a number of health concerns. The report’s lead author is Ann Robinson, an agricultural policy specialist with the Iowa Environmental Council. “The reason we were inspired to pursue this was because we were going to meetings where more and more frequently […]
Tyson Foods is planning an expansion of its Council Bluffs facility. Tyson Foods says its Tyson Fresh Meats subsidiary in Council Bluffs will spend $27 million to expand production at the plant to be able to make more of its beef and pork products and meal kits that it distributes to grocery stores. A company […]
A woman’s body was found inside a minivan parked at a Des Moines hospital this morning. Police are calling the death “suspicious” and say it appears the van had been in the Broadlawn’s Hospital parking lot for at least a couple of days. The woman’s name has not been released. Police were sent the the […]
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a rally this afternoon in Des Moines, just three blocks away from the county election office. “The election will be close, but we can win Iowa and we’re going to win on November 8th,” Clinton said, to cheers. Iowans have started voting in person at their county election offices today. A […]
Cedar Rapids city officials have announced the full flood evacuation area will be opened up at noon on Friday, meaning all residents can return to their homes and businesses A few thousand Cedar Rapids residents had started moving back into their homes after the flood evacuation zone was reduced. The Cedar River is slowly dropping […]