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2011-03-21 07:00:00

NEWPORT, Ark., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Curtner Lumber Company today announced that Building Products Inc. (BPI) of Iowa will distribute the company's Ozark Natural Paneling, a new line of hardwood planks for walls, ceilings and wainscot throughout the Midwest through its Council Bluffs, Iowa, location. Since December 2010, the product has been gaining momentum with its rich, rustic beauty for walls, ceilings and wainscot. This is not the typical paneling of years ago, which was a...

2011-02-14 15:18:00

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 9, 2011, Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC ("SIRE") announced its financial results for the first fiscal quarter ending December 31, 2010. SIRE reported a net loss of $396,318, or $30.16 per unit, compared to a net loss of $1,555,257 or $118.37 per unit, during the same period in 2010. Revenues totaled $62,265,743 for SIRE's first fiscal quarter of 2011 compared to $50,748,439 for the same period in 2010. For the three...

2010-11-24 10:10:00

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 24, 2010, Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC ("SIRE") announced its financial results for the 2010 fiscal year ending September 30, 2010. SIRE reported a net loss of $8,951,326, or $681.28 per unit, compared to a net loss of $12,674,976 or $964.68 per unit, during the same period in 2009. Revenues totaled $207,833,200 for SIRE's 2010 fiscal year compared to $99,986,005 for the same period in 2009. For the year ended...

2010-02-22 09:42:00

First Student Drivers and Monitors Unite to Drive Up Standards WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers and monitors in Council Bluffs, Iowa, have voted to join the Teamsters Union, seeking respect, fair wages and affordable health care. There are 83 workers in the bargaining unit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "We are so pumped. I can't tell you how happy we are," said Ariel Bloom, a 10-year driver in Council...

2008-09-29 14:41:14

OMAHA, Neb. and DENVER, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Health Initiatives announced today a $6 million gift to Mercy Housing for its affordable homes for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., and Council Bluffs, Iowa. Catholic Health Initiatives, the second-largest Catholic health system in the country, is also one of the largest health care providers in Nebraska with four hospitals and other related facilities across the state. "Part of...

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2008-05-07 09:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A new kind of farm is popping up. Tucked away on small plots on America's back roads, it cultivates no soil or seed. Rather, it nurtures curiosities about everything from porn to pinochle expressed in a nearly endless sequence of 1s and 0s queried from desktops, laptops and iPhones around the globe. The computer server farm _ huge banks of computer servers doing the heavy-lifting logic of Internet giants like Google, Yahoo and Amazon _ is bringing bits of Silicon...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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