The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board today approved tax incentives for two Clinton companies which promise to create 157 jobs. IEDA spokesperson, Jessica O’Riley, says tax incentives were approved for the Nestleè Purina plant which has produced dog and cat food in Clinton since 1969.  She says Nestle plans to expand its finished product warehouse […]
An Iowa State University study looks at why those who cook meth not only consider it a crime but also — a lucrative job. Lead author Jacob Erickson, in the ISU sociology department, says researchers did extensive interviews with more than 30 meth cooks, most of them in halfway houses or assisted living facilities. Erickson […]
Iowa’s largest manufacturing employer reports its first-quarter income rose, while net sales fell. Officials with Quad Cities-based John Deere says the U.S. farm sector is beginning to recover as farmer confidence improves with a relaxation of trade tensions and higher ag exports. Brent Norwood, Deere’s manager of investor communications, summarized the sales figures. “Enterprise net […]
Governor Kim Reynolds says a state board has recommended an appropriate compromise on the amount of the key chemical that should be allowed in the cannabis products licensed for sale in Iowa. “I’m comfortable with where the board ended up,” Reynolds says, “so they just met and I think that might be similar to the […]
A Manchester man faces two attempted murder charges after police say he fired a gun at an officer and his landlord Thursday morning. Manchester Police were called to an apartment in Manchester just before 9 a-m with a request from the landlord to help him enter the apartment to make repairs. As the property owner […]