As tax filing deadlines approach, Iowans are being warned about a scam involving W-2 forms that targets businesses, school districts and non-profit groups. Dan Hendrickson, at the Better Business Bureau, says the criminals are disguising themselves as top executives through email, requesting information from various accounting and HR departments. “They’ll make a request like, ‘Hey, […]
Iowa’s second largest city is planning to convert over 1,000 acres of land to wildflowers and prairie grasses, in an effort boost the population of pollinators, such as the honeybee. Cedar Rapids Park Superintendent Daniel Gibbins says Iowa, at one time, was 70-percent prairie. “Most of the native habitat for pollinators and a lot of […]
A “nutrient exchange” — similar to the “carbon credits” considered a few years ago at the federal level — would be created in Iowa if legislation being developed by Republicans in the Iowa House becomes law. Republican Representative Chip Baltimore of Boone said it’s about sparking “collaboration” rather than confrontation to clean up the state’s […]
The Iowa Hawkeye women outscored Wisconsin 20-8 in the fourth quarter to post a 71-60 victory over Wisconsin to close out the regular season. The Hawkeyes finish the regular season 17-12 overall, 8-8 in the Big Ten Conference. “Well, a great way to end our regular season here with a nice crowd today, and an […]
A pedestrian was killed in Dubuque County Saturday night. It happened on Highway 20 near Peosta shortly before midnight. The Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle heading east struck the pedestrian in the road just prior to the Peosta exit. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The person’s name has not yet been released. […]