Iowa Falls, Ia. - A modern-day alchemy is brewing on the banks of the Iowa River, where two ethanol plants and a biodiesel refinery are turning corn and soybeans into renewable fuels.
An increase in vehicle deliveries to dealers helped Winnebago Industries' revenue rise by 29.2 percent in the second quarter, even if an extremely cold winter tempered potential sales, the company said Thursday.
Iowans caught up in an e-book price-fixing scam by some of the largest e-book publishers in the U.S. have started receiving checks or credits and should review their email accounts for messages from retailers, Attorney General Tom Miller said.
Shoppers will have to navigate around some construction at Merle Hay Mall beginning this week, as work begins in earnest on the $12 million project that will transform an upper bridge of the shopping center into a dine-in movie theater and brewpub.
Let's DU Lunch: Young Professionals Panel: 11:30a.m.-1 p.m., Des Moines Embassy Club, 666 Grand Ave., 34th floor of the Ruan Center.
A Muscatine County judge ordered Grain Processing Corporation to pay a $1.5 million civil penalty for violating pollution-control laws, the state attorney general said today.
AMES - Iowa farmland values dropped 5.4 percent during the past six months, according to a report released today, marking the end of a five-year run that saw land prices surge to record highs.
Winnebago Industries saw its revenues grow to $228.8 million in 2014's second quarter, up 29.2 percent from $177.2 million for the same time last year due to more deliveries of the company's motorhomes, the company reported today.
A group of investors in eastern Iowa plans to offer small loans to local businesses that focus on food, agriculture and sustainability.
A mystery data center project known as 'Project Alluvion' will not surface this week with a formal request for state-incentive dollars, said officials with the Iowa Economic Development Authority.
The good news about investment brokers who cheat and get caught is that their fines now are used to educate consumers, including patrons of the Ames Public Library.
AIB College of Business has hired the following people:
The state economic development agency will hear from Tyson Fresh Meats and four other companies seeking financial assistance at its monthly meeting today.
An environmental advocacy group on Thursday criticized legislation advancing in the Iowa House that would make water-quality data collected in connection with a statewide clean water effort confidential.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the United States is looking to purchase hemp seed to help Ukraine's ailing economy, which has been hurt by a corrupt government and recently an invasion by Russia into its Crimea region.
A Chicago bankruptcy judge accepted a deal Thursday between the ex-wife of imprisoned financier Russell Wasendorfs and the trustee for his former futures brokerage.
(Updated 2 p.m.) Five companies will come before the state's economic development agency Friday seeking money to help with proposed projects, according to state documents.
Brent Willett, an economic development official from northern Iowa, will lead the Capital Corridor section of a multi-year vision plan for Central Iowa, the Greater Des Moines Partnership announced this week.
Life Time Athletic, the fitness center set to open this June in Urbandale, will hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the West Des Moines Marriott, 1250 Jordan Creek Parkway in West Des Moines.
The Iowa House has approved wide-ranging legislation aimed at attracting veterans to work and live in the state.
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A Muscatine County judge has ordered Grain Processing Corp. to pay a record $1.5 million civil penalty for violating pollution control laws.
Brent Willett, an economic development official from northern Iowa, will lead the Capital Corridor section of a multiyear vision plan for central Iowa, the Greater Des Moines Partnership announced.
The value of Iowa cropland is falling, but farmers could feel a softer landing than expected from the record-high land prices that kept surging in recent years, a report released Thursday indicates.
Keep Iowa Beautiful has announced the following 2014 annual award winners:
The Iowa Senate approved two bills Thursday aimed at expanding renewable energy production in Iowa.
A Southeast Polk school district committee tasked with exploring options for new elementary boundaries will submit two proposals to the board of education for review next week.
Alliant Energy will not increase its base electric rates through 2016, the Madison, Wis.-based energy provider said Wednesday.
A 24-hour competition will task Iowa State University students with helping others manage their money using a game, mobile application or website.