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Waterloo seeks "opportunity zone" designations

WATERLOO - The city is putting its worst foot forward to secure the use of a new federal tax incentive program for distressed neighborhoods. City Council members approved an application to the Iowa Economic Development Authority Monday seeking to have four Waterloo census tracts declared as "opportu

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-03-23 08:00:00

It pays to graze covers

A three-year on-farm research project by Practical Farmers of Iowa is putting a price tag on the forage produced by cover crops. Two years of data from an ongoing study show that the practice of grazing cover crops, combined with cost-share funding, provides positive returns within the same year cov

WALLACESFARMER.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:18

Guest view: Iowa Flood Center merits support

We are reminded of the absolute power of Mother Nature every time we witness the devastation that comes with massive flooding. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey dumped 50 inches of rain on Texas and Louisiana, releasing a torrent of flood waters. Less than a month later, hurricanes struck Southwest Florida

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-03-23 06:30:00

NBA G League

x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference Thursday's Games Long Island 112, Maine 103 Oklahoma City 98, Austin 94 Agua Caliente 95, Raptors 92 Friday's Games Windy City at Fort Wayne, 7 p.m. Greensboro at Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. Delaware at Lakeland, 7 p.m. Erie at Westchester, 7 p.m. South Bay a

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

The Perfect 535 HP Street Rod After a Lifetime of Racing

There are some of us who have a lifelong passion for a particular car or style. There are others of us who just love anything on four wheels. The latter description can best be used to describe Rick Villers. Rick Villers has had experience racing just about anything with four on four wheels. Startin

TOPBUZZ.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Mooney nay as other West Virginia, Ohio reps back budget in House vote

The $1.3 trillion spending plan, called the Consolidated Appropriations Act, passed 256-167 and goes next to the Senate. It finances government through September and prevents a shutdown at midnight today. "One reason I voted against the Omnibus spending bill is it adds over $1 trillion to the nation

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

2020: CNN Declares Joe Biden Dem. Frontrunner

CNN on Thursday declared former Vice President Joe Biden is the early 2020 frontrunner for the Democrats. Biden's polling average in all national 2020 primary polls is 27%, and the only person even within striking distance right now is Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is at 21%, according to the anal

BREITBART - 2018-03-23 06:44:59

Feedlot use rate should improve

Despite a recent uptick in feedlot capacity use rate, the U.S. still has excess feedlot bunk space that's not being used efficiently. Over capacity became an issue in the early 2010s as cattle numbers declined cyclically and severe drought forced even more liquidation. Tightening supplies improved c

WALLACESFARMER.COM - 2018-03-23 06:20:02

Dubuque man charged with murder asks Iowa Supreme Court to change competency ruling

A Dubuque man accused of sexually assaulting and fatally beating a woman is asking the Iowa Supreme Court to determine that he is not competent to face trial. An attorney for Helmon Betwell, 22, recently filed an interlocutory appeal after a district court judge found him competent. Betwell is charg

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-23 06:00:00

Eastern Iowa woman receives fellowship for mental health first aid training

NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA (KCRG-TV9) An eastern Iowa physician's assistant is one of 16 in the country to get a fellowship to learn more about mental health first aid. She will be ready to assist people with mental illnesses and point them toward the resources that can help them. "Patients sometimes tell

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-23 05:53:00

Iowa Senate panel advances school savings accounts

A plan to provide taxpayer-funded accounts for parents looking to enroll their kids in private schools was hailed Thursday as a viable option to spur educational choice. But critics said it could siphon money from already cash-starved public schools struggling to meet students' needs. Sen. Mark Chel


Doorway to Gourmet yummy addition to Iowa Park

Where: 109 West Park Avenue, Iowa Park, Texas When: Tuesday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Closed Monday. Contact: (940) 592-4357 Grade: 5 As our loyal readers know, my Lunch Bunch buddy and I like to check in on some of our favorite places from time to time. One of those places is the lovely gour


Iowa Starting Line

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard discusses the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act & what it has meant to small businesses & their employees with Raygun founder Mik

IOWASTARTINGLINE.COM - 2018-03-23 05:36:29

Dubuque's Oneyear to enter Iowa Bowling Hall of Fame

The Iowa Bowling Hall of Fame will induct four new members this Saturday in Cedar Rapids, including Dubuque's Steve "Fuzzy" Oneyear, the current manager at Creslanes Bowling and Pro Shop on Main Street. Oneyear will enter in the bowling ability category along with Robert "Fuzzy" Spring from Davenpor

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-23 05:30:00

Former Asbury City Council member seeks Board of Supervisors seat

ASBURY, Iowa - A former Asbury City Council member again will seek a seat on the Dubuque County Board of Supervisors. Curt Kiessling, an Asbury Republican, filed paperwork to seek a seat on the three-member board. Two seats will be on this fall's ballot. Kiessling ran for a spot on the board in 2016

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-23 06:00:00

Iowa leaders react to China tariffs

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - President Trump claims the U.S. trade deficit with China is a main reason he imposed major tariffs on the country Wednesday. The $60 billion in tariffs would be on many products that come into the U.S. from China. Many, including Iowa leaders, are worried these tari

KCRG.COM - 2018-03-23 05:21:00

Guest opinion: Vote Envision Iowa

We at Envision Iowa believe the student body is worth more than just a number. We believe that every single student at Iowa should be involved in student government. Every single student should feel as if her or his voice is heard. Right now, not all students are well-represented, not all students f

DAILY-IOWAN.COM - 2018-03-23 05:16:18

UISG campaign envisions a safer campus with more accessibility

Envision Iowa, one of four campaigns running in the University of Iowa Student Government election, hopes to bring new faces to lead the organization. Presidential hopeful Kyle Apple is running atop the ticket with vice-presidential candidate Lucee Laursen [a DI columnist] and 21 senatorial candidat

DAILY-IOWAN.COM - 2018-03-23 05:28:38

V-ball springs into new season

Volleyball's offseason work will move into competition beginning Saturday as Iowa travels to take on Iowa Western and Drake. The structure of spring season is very different; it is all focused on individual improvement as well as team building, where as the fall season is working towards a central g

DAILY-IOWAN.COM - 2018-03-23 05:22:32

Hawkeye tennis adds missing piece

The Iowa women's tennis team looks to break the 4-4 record in the all-time series against No. 27 Wichita State Friday on the road at the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex in Kansas. There was a different atmosphere in the Hawkeye-Tennis and Recreation Center this week for the Hawkeyes. Riddled with inj

DAILY-IOWAN.COM - 2018-03-23 05:21:37