IOWA AGRICULTURE: Iowa farmers and ranchers collected $24.9 billion in subsidies between 1995 and 2012, making it the second largest state beneficiary of the payments in the United States, according to information released by an advocacy group on Wednesday.
WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION: This Fortune 500 company received the nation's first-ever sub-zero score from an industry watchdog group for how it treats LGBTQ employees and job candidates.
Until this week, the 2013 tornado season, which runs from March through August, had been considered quite moderate.
IOWA ECONOMY: Iowa ranked 10th highest in a national study looking at how government policies work to improve the economic security of workers, families and retirees. But the group warned that no state performed well.
Claiming to have 'the nicest customers in Des Moines,' Toni Urban is celebrating her 25th anniversary of owning Letter Perfect, an upscale stationary and gift store.
Dr. Richard L. Deming has been inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology.
AIB College of Business has hired Justin Vorster as head women's soccer coach and Shena Thompson as financial aid specialist I.
IOWA WEATHER: Claims adjusters are already beginning to tabulate the damage from the tornadoes, heavy rains, lightning and hail that has peppered the Midwest since Wednesday.
Mark Gee's world is not so different from the main character's world in one of his favorite series, 'Harry Potter.'
The only constant in life is change. And the sales game is certainly doing its share of changing.
AGRICULTURE: U.S. farmers show no sign of pulling back on their demand for drought-tolerant corn seed following last year's exceptionally dry season even if conditions are closer to normal in 2013, the president of DuPont Pioneer said in an interview.
Iowa ranked 10th highest in a national study looking at how government policies work to improve the economic security of workers, families and retirees. But the group warned that no state performed well.
XBOX ONE: Xbox is seeking to stay ahead of rivals in announcing that new content that can be downloaded for the popular "Call of Duty" game will launch first on Xbox One.
Baking has always been a passion for Creme Cupcake + Dessert owner Christina Moffatt. Before she owned a business, she made cupcakes for coworkers and received such a resounding response that the hobby became a side business.
Iowa farmers had planted 71 percent of the corn crop through the weekend, making a huge comeback that still left them behind schedule.
Claims adjusters are beginning to tabulate the rising damage from the tornadoes, heavy rains, lightning and hailstorms that have peppered the Midwest since Wednesday.
IOWA FARMING: Iowa farmers had planted 71 percent of the corn crop through the weekend, making a huge comeback that still left them behind schedule.
IOWA APES: Three southside Des Moines Hy-Vee stores have been donating produce and other items, even pizza, for about a year to feed the sanctuary's six bonobos. A couple of months ago, the sanctuary started picking up damaged cartons of milk, yogurt and other products from AE.
Iowa Organization of Nurse Leaders/Iowa Healthcare Educators Joint Spring Conference
The evidence is obvious. Dropping a smartphone often results in a spider web of cracks across the once-pristine screen. Virtually everyone has had it happen to someone they know or themselves, and it's just not pleasant.
PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL: Principal Financial Group, a Des Moines-based global investment management company, took another step away from direct involvement in the health insurance industry Wednesday morning, with the announcement of the pending sale of its wellness unit to Accountable Health, Inc.
Even as an increasing number of global efforts and partnerships to curb hunger around the world show signs of working, the U.S.
EMC Insurance Companies reported receiving 60 damage claims as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, up from 25 the day before. The claims received by the Des Moines-based insurer reflect damage since May 15, when tornadoes killed six people in the northern Texas community of Granbury.
When roofer John Nofsinger learned about Lastime Roofing, he was hooked.
Knoxville native Kevin Deaver was interested in martial arts experts Chuck Norris and Steven Segal as a kid.
Hy-Vee and Anderson Erickson Dairy may want to consider new spokesmodels who work for peanuts - plus bananas, yogurt and other food.
The Obama administration said on Monday it supported the five-year, $500 billion farm bill being debated this week in the U.S. Senate, while at the same time calling for more reductions in subsidy programs.
LeadingAge Iowa has hired Shannon Strickler as president and CEO. The association of nonprofit organizations that works with seniors was formerly known as the Iowa Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.
The Iowa Medical Society has announced that the Des Moines Area Religious Council has received the Washington Freeman Peck Award for 2013, which is given annually to an organization that makes significant contributions to public health.
Iowans are more positive about their finances than other Americans, but are just as concerned about having enough retirement savings, according to a Wells Fargo survey released last week.