Unemployment Rate Holds Steady In July

Des Moines, Iowa (Radio Iowa) — The unemployment rate in the state of Iowa held firm in July. ┬áCory Kelly is a spokesman for Iowa Workforce Development, and he says business continued to expand during the month. Read more

Ribbon Cut At Sweet Puddle Jumpers

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

Stabbing Generates New Calls To Allow Firearms At State Fair

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