Posts With Keyword ‘iowa’

Business Leaders, Legislators, Communities Meet For Business Development Summit

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Friday morning in Pella, there was a business summit at Vermeer Global Pavilion.

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Vermeer Hosting Business And Legislature Summit

Posted: Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 6:27 am

Business leaders and Iowa legislators will be meeting in Pella tomorrow.

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Iowa Unemployment Lowest Since June Of 2009

Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am

[simage=6956,max,n,center,]The official unemployment numbers for December in Iowa have been released.

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November Iowa Unemployment Numbers

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:27 am

The unemployment numbers for November in Iowa have been released.

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Rick Santorum Visits Pella, Receives Endorsements

Posted: Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum was at Monarchs Restaurant in Pella.

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Post Office Closures Delayed

Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011 at 6:19 am

Proposed post office closures in the state of Iowa have been delayed.

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Iowa Farmland Value Increases

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 11:29 am

The annual Iowa Land Value Survey has been released.

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Windstream Internet Outage Effects 1.35 Million

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Yesterday morning Windstream Communications experienced widespread high speed Internet outages across its network, including the state of Iowa.

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Iowa October Employment Numbers

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Unemployment in Iowa has remained steady. According to the State of Iowa, in October the adjusted unemployment was 6%. Non-farm employment grew statewide by about 2,300 jobs. The overall pool of unemployed workers statewide is 98,900, down from last years October number of 103,000. Iowa’s employment numbers look good when compared to the national unemployment rate which is currently at 9.0. In Marion County the unemployment rate went down .3 percent, to 5.1 percent.

Dozens Of New State Laws Go Into Effect Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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More than 80 new state laws are scheduled to go into effect beginning Friday.

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Proposed Redistricting Plan Separates Pella from the Rest of Marion County

Posted: Friday, April 1st, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The non-partisan Legislative Services Agency yesterday released the first version of their redistricting plan for the state of Iowa.

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Proposed Redistricting Splits Marion County

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 9:53 am

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The non-partisan Legislative Services Agency today released the first version of their redistricting plan for the state of Iowa.

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Questions About Impact On Iowa Ag Exports As Japan Rebuilds

Posted: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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As Japan continues to deal with all the problems associated with the earthquakes subsequent tsunami last week, many are beginning to wonder about the economic impact of the country.

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Cannon Receives Community Award

Posted: Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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A Professor of English at Central College recently received the Outstanding Faculty Iowa Campus Compact Community Engagement Award.

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Volleyball Season Ends for Pella

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Fifth ranked Pella fought hard all the way to the finish but fell in five games to fourth ranked Sioux City Heelan in the opening round of the Class 3A State Volleyball Tournament last night at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.

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Back Page of Ballot Results

Posted: Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

There were three items on the back page of the ballot for this years mid-term election.

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AACU Selects Central for Shared Futures Initiative Project

Posted: Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The Association of American Colleges and Universities or AAC&U recently announced that there were 32 colleges and universities chosen in a competitive process to participate in General Education for a Global Century.

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Iowa Gets New Grant For Broadband Internet

Posted: Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 at 6:23 am

The state of Iowa recently received a grant to help improve high-speed Internet access across the state thanks to a federal grant of $3.5 million.

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Hotel-Motel Tax May Increase In Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 6:28 am

The State of Iowa is attempting to increase and put a cap on the Hotel-Motel tax at 12%, a 5% increase on what it currently stands at.

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Fall Festival Continues Today

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Fall Festival has ended on Friday at 4pm but it will re-open today at 10am.

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