The seven-county Western Iowa Advantage region saw an across-the-board increase in unemployment rates from May to June of this year, with Sac County seeing the biggest jump. Iowa Workforce Development released a report showing Sac’s numbers increased
The first class of the “Words for Work” Certified Nurses Aid course has graduated from their training. The class is offered from Region XII Council of Governments in conjunction with IowaWORKS, Tyson Transition Center, Job Corps and
Value Colleges.com recently announced its 10th annual list of the top 50 Best Value Community Colleges in the nation for 2016, and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has been named as one of the top 10.
The Catholic Diocese of Sioux City Schools has announced the launch of a new, mission-based campaign to help ensure each student is fully prepared for a life of faith, service and integrity. “Where Values Matter,” is the
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield has released results of their 2015 Accountable Care Organization’s (ACO) shared savings performance and are reporting that Iowans have benefitted from lower costs for better health care over the past year.
The Iowa Soybean Association (I-S-A) has placed their support behind the proposed Prestage pork processing facility in Wright County today. The support of the ISA stems from an assessment they performed that coincided with a public hearing
Four teenagers and an adult were injured Sunday evening at the Cass County Fair in Atlantic when an amusement ride malfunctioned. At approximately 7:30 p.m. an arm on “The Octopus” suffered a mechanical failure that brought it
A Buchanan County couple have settled an environmental lawsuit that alleged they conducted a series of illegal manure releases in September of 2015. James and Sue Frye own and operate a hog confinement feeder operation southeast of
After Friday’s announcement that Virginia Senator Tim Kaine will be her running mate for the November Presidential election, retired Iowa Senator, Tom Harkin said he applauds Hillary Clinton for her selection. Harkin, who served with Kaine, added
Iowa Private College Week is Aug. 1 through Aug. 5, and high school students are being encouraged to find out more about the Iowa Tuition Grant program and their recently announced increase of $310 from the previous