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Northwestern College wins GPAC volleyball honors
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:42:41 -0800

Kaitlin Floerchinger from Northwestern was selected as the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Player-of-the-Year. Kyle Van Den Bosch from Northwestern was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Coach-of-the-Year.

CIVCO Receives Iowa Global Excellence in Exporting Award
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:09:00 -0700

ORANGE CITY, Iowa and CORALVILLE, Iowa, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of radiation oncology motion management solutions, received the Iowa Global Excellence ...

Iowa wrestlers get back into competitive routine
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:43:23 -0800

The University of Iowa did what was expected to start the season. So, what did Hawkeyes Coach Tom Brands take away from the first official competition? “The normal things,” Brands said...

Hawkeyes ranked first in preseason wrestling poll
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:27:21 -0800

The Hawkeye wrestling team has won 23 national championships, more than any other school. But Iowa's last NCAA title and last Big Ten title was in 2010, a long drought for the Hawks.Iowa could be back on top this season. The Hawkeyes are ranked first in the USA Today Coaches preseason poll.

5 Siouxland farm bill meetings planned
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:22:00 -0800

SIOUX CITY | The Iowa Farm Bureau will hold free meetings to help farmers navigate options in the farm bill.

2 Senate Democrats explore how to protect coal jobs and the environment
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:14:22 -0700

In June, Sen. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, a defender of the coal industry, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, a champion of the environment, decided to set aside differences and learn about how climate change affects each other's state.

Walker waiting for calling as he mulls 2016 run
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:53:15 -0800

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016, but he hasn't decided yet whether he feels the call to run.

Climate change will raise losses
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:33:29 -0800

Property and agriculture losses caused by climate change is forecast to increase exponentially in the coming decades, reports USA Today.

In the Loop: An Obama-McConnell summit? Knob Creek will drink to that.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:00:46 -0800

The whiskey maker is hustling to be the bourbon of choice.

Burning Questions: Which team is poised to surprise people this season?
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:11:26 -0800

Three of the four panelists took teams from the ACC.