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State Treasury Invests in Iowa’s Economy

DES MOINES, IA (02/26/2015)(readMedia)– State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced that, as a result of Tuesday’s online auction, $26.8 million will be deposited in nineteen financial institutions across the state. The state will receive an average rate of return of 0.38% on these one-year certificates of deposit. “We use online auctions to offer deposits of…

Navy Reserve Celebrates Its Centennial

March 3rd Marks the Celebration of U.S. Navy Reserve’s 100th Anniversary   Washington DC, – The Navy Reserve will mark its centennial anniversary on Tuesday, March 3rd with a series of events starting in Washington DC and continuing at installations around the country during the year. The events will highlight the history of the Navy…

Electric Utilities Fund Specialized Safety Training For First Responders

Friday, Feburary 20, 2015 – DES MOINES, IA – The electric cooperatives of Iowa have teamed up with Alliant Energy and MidAmerican Energy to fund specialized first responder training during the 91st Annual State Fire School session in Ames from February 27-March 1. Organized by the Fire Service Training Bureau, the State Fire School training…

American Gothic House featured in new Iowa tourism TV spots

February 20, 2015 (Eldon, Iowa) —The American Gothic House is proud to be featured in the Iowa Tourism Office’s 2015 marketing campaign. With a unique new twist on destination marketing, the latest round of television commercials leverage history and a lot of humor to showcase Iowa’s unexpected destinations. See the ads at traveliowa.com/thisisiowa.   “We are excited…

Iowans Urged to Take Five To Prevent Youth Substance Use

DES MOINES – During a ceremony at the Capitol today, Governor Terry Branstad proclaimed Thursday, March 5th, Take Five Day to prevent youth substance use in Iowa.  In signing the proclamation, the Governor urged parents and other caregivers to take a few minutes March 5th to talk with children about the dangers of drugs, and…

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Concerned about Gambling? Have the Conversation March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month   Governor Branstad will sign a proclamation Wednesday, February 25, marking March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month. For most people, gambling can be a way to have fun. For others, however, gambling can lead to personal and financial problems. According to the Iowa…

Giving Hearts Day Yields Big Results For Farm Rescue

(HORACE N.D.) – In the organization’s first year as a part of the Giving Hearts Day program sponsored by Dakota Medical Foundation in Fargo, more than 165 donors around the nation stepped up to contribute to Farm Rescue, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing planting, haying, and harvesting assistance to farm families in crisis.  What…