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Microsoft Expands Iowa Data Center
2013-06-24 08:22:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Microsoft is ready to inject some $678 million into their existing Iowa data center as a part of what they’re calling “Project Mountain,” an expansion of their now four-year facility. The expansion, which will earn Microsoft $20 million in tax credits from the state, racks up the total spent there to more than $1 billion. According to the Des Moines Register, Microsoft has already purchased the land necessary for the...

2013-06-19 23:23:13

QA Graphics, an Iowa interactive design firm, is pleased to announce that they are developing interactive displays for Hy-Vee, Inc., to help educate their consumers about the supermarket´s sustainable initiatives. Ankeny, Iowa (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 QA Graphics, an Iowa interactive design firm, is pleased to announce that they are developing interactive displays for Hy-Vee, Inc., to help educate their consumers about the supermarket´s sustainable initiatives. Hy-Vee is an...

2013-06-17 08:23:09

Local leaders commit to creating more resilient cities and counties in response to nation's growing extreme weather, climate and energy challenges; call for greater federal support WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty-five leading local elected officials today committed to creating more resilient cities, towns, and counties in the face of unprecedented extreme weather and energy challenges that threaten communities across the country. The "Inaugural Signatories"...

2013-05-29 23:30:15

Bobcat Wildlife and Pest has moved services to the Des Moines area, now serving the Iowa area with all their wildlife and pest control problems — May 13, 2013. Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Bobcat Wildlife and Pest has recently moved services to Des Moines, Iowa to help control infestations of the different rodents, wildlife, and insects in Des Moines and surrounding areas including Urbandale, Johnston, Altoona, Carlisle, Norwalk, Clive, and Grimes. With their complete...

2013-05-28 20:21:34

The NBA star will make appearances in stores and at events such as the Hy-Vee Triathlon and Hy-Vee IronKids Midwest Series races WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hy-Vee, Inc. has teamed up with Iowa native and NBA rookie sensation Harrison Barnes to encourage kids throughout the Midwest to improve their health and fitness. Barnes, who started this past season for the Golden State Warriors, will make appearances in Hy-Vee stores and at events such as the Hy-Vee...

2013-05-08 12:26:10

Hospitality Provider Launches New Local Craft Brews and Fan Promotions for Principal Park DES MOINES, Iowa, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, event hospitality partner to the Iowa Cubs, announces a series of new local craft beers for the 2013 Season at Principal Park. "It's always an adventure in trying new and different concepts," said Sam Bernabe, President and General Manager of the Iowa Cubs. "I think the 'Iowa Craft Beers' stand will be appreciated by our fans as well as...

2013-05-07 23:03:20

Global automotive supplier DENSO today celebrates the opening of its new thermal assembly plant and warehouse facility in Urbandale, Iowa. The new facility, named DENSO Manufacturing Michigan Iowa Plant (DMIA) represents a half million dollar investment and seven new jobs. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Global automotive supplier DENSO today celebrates the opening of its new thermal assembly plant and warehouse facility in Urbandale, Iowa. The new facility, named DENSO...

2013-05-02 16:24:58

Carol Hudler to be Special Assistant to U.S. Community Publishing President MCLEAN, Va., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that Laura Hollingsworth has been named president and publisher of The Tennessean. Hollingsworth comes to Nashville from Des Moines, where she was president and publisher of The Des Moines Register since 2007. She will continue to serve as U.S. Community Publishing group president of the Central Group, formerly the Midwest...

Data Center Coming To Iowa Could Have Facebook's Name On It
2013-04-22 14:18:34

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Rumors have surfaced that Facebook is the company behind "Project Catapult," a data center facility to be built in Iowa. The site for a data center was rumored to be commissioned by a handful of companies including Facebook and Apple, according to CNET. The cost on the 1.4-million-square-foot site in Altoona, Iowa is reported to be $1.5 billion. However VentureBeat reports that the site will be built in two stages, each costing...

2013-04-04 23:04:44

More than 400 attendees and 50 exhibitors turned out to seek employment, network and learn from the industry's best at the Brownells 7th Annual Gunsmith Conference & Career Fair. (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 More than 400 attendees and 50 exhibitors filled the Des Moines, Iowa, Downtown Marriott, March 27-28, 2013, for the Brownells 7th Annual Gunsmith Conference & Career Fair. More than doubling last year's turnout, this year's event drew 155 gunsmithing students from seven of the...