Emergency Kits Should be Updated Before Venturing Out Today and Tomorrow

Winter Storm Advisories are issued when forecasters are confident that there will be significant amounts of snow, sleet, and ice associated with the forecasted storm. Coupled with high winds, travel could become extremely dangerous if not impossible. If someone has to travel, they should first check on the latest road conditions by calling 511 or […]

Iowa Lawmakers Hear Bills to Scale Back Energy-Efficiency Programs

A state Senate bill under consideration would scale back energy efficiency programs offered by utility companies such as home energy audits, benefits for home lighting upgrades and the rebates Iowans receive to install smart thermostats or energy-saving appliances.┬áKatie Rock, policy associate with the Center for Rural Affairs, said an estimated 20,000 jobs in Iowa are […]