Posts With Keyword ‘Iowa’

Drought Conditions Continue to Ease

Posted: Saturday, November 16th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Although the drought currently impacting much of Iowa is expected to persist through February, conditions continue to improve.

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Conditions Improve for Some Southeast Iowa Counties

Posted: Friday, November 8th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A healthy dose of rain has helped ease drought conditions slightly in this corner of the state.

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Governor’s Action in Response to Propane Demand Expires Today

Posted: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A disaster declaration prompted by high demand for propane in the upper Midwest is set to expire today.

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Pacific Ocean Phases Not Affecting Iowa’s Weather This Year

Posted: Friday, September 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Phases in the Pacific Ocean can have an impact on the weather we see here in Iowa, but that’s not happening this year.

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Area of Severe Drought Spreading

Posted: Friday, August 30th, 2013 at 6:23 am

This summer’s drought is growing worse according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Moderate Drought Growing

Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The dry conditions are getting worse across much of Iowa.

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Majority of Iowa Classified as Abnormally Dry

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Abnormally dry conditions are being experienced across much of the state.

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Fairfield

Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Emerald Ash Borer has made it to Fairfield.

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Invasive Insect May Already Be in Washington County

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

A tree insect first detected in Iowa three years ago, has made another appearance, this time in our part of the state.

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83 Iowa Counties Included in Major Disaster Designation

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Farmers in most of Iowa are now eligible for loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Mountain Lion Wanders into Iowa

Posted: Saturday, May 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A mountain lion was spotted in the southern Iowa town of Oskaloosa this week.

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State Patrol Warns Against Driving Through Flooded Roadways

Posted: Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Severe Weather Awareness Week draws to a close today.

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Watch Iowa Senate Live

Posted: Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A new resource allows Iowans to watch the state legislature live, without traveling to the Capitol.

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Harkin’s Retirement Unexpected

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Longtime U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa has announced his plans for retirement in 2014.

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State Funded Program to Fill Void Left by Workforce Development Office Closings

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A new resource is available at area libraries that will help with anything from test prep to basic computer skills.

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Klein Hopeful for Property Tax Reform

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:24 am

One legislator is hoping that this session will produce property tax reform.

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Licenses Indicating Veteran Status Now Available

Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 6:23 am
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Those who have served in the military will be able to get a veteran distinction the next time they renew their license.

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Greiner to Focus on Water Quality Legislation

Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With the first week of the 2013 session coming to a close, a state senator looks ahead to what’s to come.

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Could See Some Relief from Drought by March

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The drought conditions in Washington County remain unchanged, but we could see some improvement moving into the New Year.

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Slight Decline in Homelessness

Posted: Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am

According to a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report, the number of homeless people declined in Iowa over the last year.

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