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2014-10-24 08:21:06

CLIVE, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Revenues for the first nine months of 2014 were EUR3,375 million, up 14.1% on a reported basis, and 5.1% at constant consolidation scope and exchange rates (like for like) -- Transport revenues were EUR1,618 million, up 6.8%, or 3.7% like for like, due to strong momentum in the pallet distribution business -- Logistics revenues increased by 18.5%, or 6.7% like for like, to EUR1,670 million due to...

2014-10-24 08:20:49

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty provides towing power and diesel efficiency DAVENPORT, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers in the Davenport, Iowa area who need more power than what standard light-duty trucks offer, can upgrade their power and efficiency with the 2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty. Available with both a gas-powered engine option and a revised diesel-powered platform, the Ford F-250 delivers impressive utility and exemplary towing ratings. Three cab configurations...

2014-10-23 23:07:55

The Braintrust Consulting Group experts to host Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two training course the week of December 1-5, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa. Birmingham, Ala. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer a Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two training class in Des Moines, Iowa the week of December 1-5, 2014. The Braintrust Consulting Group has bundled a series of classes into a complete week-long certification track to earn Scrum Developer...

2014-10-23 12:25:40

Download Free Infographic - Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike Vegas, what happens online goes Everywhere. Fast. And stays there forever. The permanence of our online lives poses a few, often-unconsidered, challenges for estate planning, especially regarding our social media identity and money invested in digital books or music. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/CG45741LOGO-b For instance, ...that moment when a social...

2014-10-22 23:11:39

This Saturday, October 25th, KIDZMANIA will be held at the Fort Dodge Crossroads Mall from 10 am to 2 pm. The free event is sponsored by Linking Families and Communities and the United Way of Greater Fort Dodge. Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Linking Families and Communities supports families with young children with programs and services that promote healthy social, emotional, cognitive and physical development and well-being. By providing resources and support to families,...

2014-10-20 23:08:06

Ryan Severson won a $10,000 Firehouse Makeover from California Casualty for the Northwood Volunteer Fire Company, where three generations of his family have served. The Iowa fire company, which gets no taxpayer dollars, will now be able to replace aging furniture and buy a big screen TV and training tables for new recruits. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Volunteer firefighter Ryan Severson will be adding a $10,000 Firehouse Makeover to his legacy with the Northwood Volunteer Fire...

2014-10-20 08:21:28

Davenport, Iowa Ford dealership offers top-rated hybrid model DAVENPORT, Iowa, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Ford C-Max at Dahl Ford is a practical and efficient model that provides drivers and passengers with impressive safety features. Independent sources have rated the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid and the 2015 Ford C-Max Energi as the top models available in the hybrid car segment. Consumers looking for an economical, eco-conscious hatchback hybrid with exemplary safety...

2014-10-16 23:06:13

Healthcare product designed as an illusion of nature™ that deepens biophilic engagement Fairfield, IOWA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Sky Factory has launched the Personal Revelation SkyCeiling — a 2’ X 6’ portal to nature — designed to be mounted over patient beds. Unlike the standard 2’ X 2’ SkyTiles™ used in modular fashion to create a Luminous SkyCeiling™, the new Personal Revelation SkyCeiling features a single open sky aperture designed to relieve the observer’s...

2014-10-13 16:21:57

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that Krista Tanner will join the company on Nov. 10, 2014 as vice president, ITC Holdings Corp., and president of ITC Midwest. In this role, Tanner will serve as the business unit head and provide leadership and strategic direction for ITC Midwest. She will be based at ITC Midwest's regional office in Des Moines, Iowa. "Krista Tanner brings extensive industry experience, leadership and...

2014-10-10 23:04:45

Open House Scheduled for October 11, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Edward Rose & Sons, a privately held Michigan real estate development and management company, is continuing its expansion into the rapidly growing senior housing market sector with the opening of a new community in Clinton Township, Mich., northeast of Detroit. Rose Senior Living-Clinton Township, adjacent to the Partridge Creek Mall and near Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, offers 176...


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The Story And News Behind This Past Weekend’s Derecho (June 29-July 1)
2012-07-02 08:00:47

This past weekend we saw a massive line of storms impact large areas of the country from Iowa to Maryland in what is known as a Derecho. What is a Derecho? The best way to define this weather feature is by describing a large mass of t-storms combining together to form an elongated region of storms which can create intense surface winds that can blow in excess of 60mph reaching well into the 100 plus mph range. These winds are also known as straight line winds. What happens is, as these...

A Warm Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 16:42:53

If you look at our weather map above you see a warm front extending from Iowa into the Great Lakes region. What a warm front does is separate warm air from cool air. On the north side of the front the temps will be about 15-20 degrees cooler than on the south side of the front. The warm front is depicted on a weather map as having red half circles. The reason for using half circles it to show that advancing of the warm air from the south. Winds ahead of the warm front are from the...

2012-06-14 11:14:13

Symbol: RIIO Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Physciaceae Genus   Rinodina (Ach.) A. Gray – rinodina lichen Species   Rinodina iowensis Zahlbr. – Iowa rinodina lichen

2012-06-15 05:49:27

Symbol: LEIO Group: Lichen Family: Lecanoraceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecanoraceae Genus   Lecanora Ach. – rim lichen Species   Lecanora iowensis Fink – Iowa rim lichen

2012-06-18 02:36:00

Symbol: ELIO Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ELMOP3 ×Elymordeum montanense (Scribn.) Bowden var. pubescens Bowden   ELIO2 ×Elytesion iowense (Pohl) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey Distribution: ×ElyhordeumiowensePohl [Elymus villosus × Hordeum jubatum] distribution:USA(IA, MT, ND, NE) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

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