Des Moines, Iowa (Radio Iowa) — The unemployment rate in the state of Iowa held firm in July. Cory Kelly is a spokesman for Iowa Workforce Development, and he says business continued to expand during the month. Read more
Sheldon, Iowa — A group of local dignitaries and businesspeople were on hand Friday morning as the ribbon was cut on Sweet Puddle Jumpers Boutique in uptown Sheldon. Read more
Des Moines, Iowa (Radio Iowa) — A western Iowa legislator is among those renewing their call to allow firearms at the Iowa State Fair after a violent incident on the fairgrounds. A man was stabbed and critically injured in a fight involving four young men on the southwest corner of the state fairgrounds this past Tuesday. Read more
Sheldon, Iowa — One sure sign that fall is on the horizon is the annual Sportsmen’s Banquet, sponsored by Sheldon’s First Reformed Church. Read more
George, Iowa — The first day of school at George-Little Rock has been pushed back — due to bats.
Rock Valley, Iowa — A Doon man received a hero’s welcome Wednesday night in Rock Valley, when he returned home from service in the United States Marine Corps. Read more