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2014-04-04 23:37:00

The Braintrust Consulting Group experts to host Scrum certification classes April 28-May 2, 2014. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer a Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two training class in Des Moines, Iowa at the Hampton Inn & Suites- Ankeny, the week of April 28-May 2, 2014. The Braintrust Consulting Group has bundled a series of classes into a complete week-long certification track to earn Scrum Developer certification, as outlined...

2014-04-04 23:23:07

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has hired Nathan Van Genderen as chief financial officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 15 years of financial leadership experience, Van Genderen assumed his new duties at Mercy Medical Center on April 1. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions...

2014-04-02 20:21:32

Assessments administered in over 250 K-12 School Districts CORALVILLE, Iowa, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first administration of the new ACT Aspire College and Career Readiness system took place this week in 33 states. The assessments provide educators and parents with student achievement data based on the ACT College and Career Readiness Standards ("CCRS") from grade 3 to H.S. ACT Aspire is the first digital, longitudinal assessment system to fully connect student academic...

2014-04-02 12:35:10

Study finds pigeons and other animals can place everyday things in categories like humans Pinecone or pine nut? Friend or foe? Distinguishing between the two requires that we pay special attention to the telltale characteristics of each. And as it turns out, us humans aren't the only ones up to the task. According to researchers at the University of Iowa, pigeons share our ability to place everyday things in categories. And, like people, they can hone in on visual information that is...

2014-03-27 08:22:39

FOREST CITY, Iowa, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO) a leading United States (U.S.) recreation vehicle manufacturer, today reported financial results for the Company's second quarter of Fiscal 2014 ended March 1, 2014. A complete and full-text financial results press release is accessible at the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website at: http://www.wgo.net/investor.html. About Winnebago IndustriesWinnebago Industries, Inc.,...

2014-03-26 23:33:26

Noel-Levitz, a leader in higher education consulting, announced the keynote speakers for its National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing, and Retention. The annual conference, to be held July 8-10 in Chicago, Illinois, will present more than 100 sessions on enrollment management and student success. Coralville, Iowa (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The keynote speakers for this year’s conference come from a variety of backgrounds and illustrate the importance of increasing access to...

2014-03-25 23:27:37

Half-sized RFID tag delivers excellent read range regardless of surface Mason City, Iowa (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Product video: http://bit.ly/miniRFID Metalcraft today announced availability of their Universal Mini RFID Asset Tags designed to fit where other tags cannot while delivering excellent read ranges regardless of the mounting surface. The small, durable products also feature custom printing of barcodes and other information on the label. The Universal Mini RFID Asset Tag is a...

2014-03-25 16:22:54

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of Alliant Energy's Iowa electric utility will see no increase in their base electric rates through 2016. Credits will also be included in customer bills based on the three-year agreement filed with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020405/LNTLOGO The agreement is a collective effort by Alliant Energy, the Office of Consumer Advocate, Iowa Consumer Coalition, and the Large Energy Group. It...

2014-03-24 16:21:02

FOREST CITY, Iowa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO), a leading United States manufacturer of recreation vehicles, has completed the first Travato from the new Lake Mills Assembly Facility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140324/CG89644 As announced in November 2013, Winnebago expanded manufacturing for the Company's Winnebago Touring Coach (Class B) motorhomes to a new Lake Mills Assembly Facility. The Company celebrated the completion of...

2014-03-20 12:33:18

CORALVILLE, Iowa, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCord Research, parent company of Pinnaclife, Inc. will be moving its office location as of Friday, March 21(st), 2014. McCord Research was founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, inventor of Viniferamine(®) and Olivamine(®) based products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/CG05130LOGO McCord Research is currently located in Coralville, Iowa:59 Second Street, Coralville, IA 52241. The new location for McCord...


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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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