Cargill Eddyville celebrates 30 years of growth and success

Eddyville, Iowa June 23, 2015 – Today, Cargill celebrated the growth and success that its corn product-producing facility has achieved in the past 30 years in Eddyville, Iowa. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Iowa Labor Commissioner Michael Mauro, and Albia Industrial Development Corporation Executive Director Dan Tometich joined Julian Chase, Cargill Corn Milling North America president;…

Iowa State Fair New Foods

DES MOINES, IA (06/24/2015)(readMedia)– The Iowa State Fair is known for fun, interesting, and delicious food. Each year, a list of new culinary adventures from sweet to salty, to strange and yummy are announced. In 2015, the list of new foods is sure to keep everyone in the family looking for more. The 2015 New…

9th Annual Iowa State Fairgrounds 5K Supports Future Renovations

DES MOINES, IA (06/22/2015)(readMedia)– Runners have the opportunity to experience a 5K race like no other! The ninth annual Fairgrounds 5K, presented by West Bank, will take place on Saturday, August 22 during the Iowa State Fair. The route will take you down the Grand Concourse, through the hills of the Campgrounds, and along Rock…

AMERICAN PICKERS TO FILM IN IOWA

Ottumwa, June 10, 2015-Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and the Antique Archeology team are looking for Iowa locations to film episodes of their hit series, AMERICAN PICKERS. They are on the hunt for interesting characters with interesting and unique items.  Some of what they look for: vintage bicycles, toys, unusual radios, movie memorabilia, advertising, military items,…

Iowa State Fair Sew-In Seeks Donations, Volunteers

DES MOINES, IA (06/11/2015)(readMedia)– The Iowa State Fair Fabric and Threads Department is seeking fabric donations and volunteers for the seventh annual Iowa State Fair Sew-In. The free program offers Fairgoers a chance to try their hand at simple sewing and quilting while providing warm blankets to local children in need. In 2015, the Sew-In…