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2015-05-19 08:33:35

The informative Enterprises TV show will air in Des Moines and Ames, Iowa this week. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

2015-05-19 08:29:26

GRINNELL, Iowa, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill McKibben, environmental activist, author and founder of 350.org, addressed more than 400 Grinnell College graduates, urging them to them to tackle

2015-05-18 16:30:25

ARMSTRONG, Iowa, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc.

2015-05-18 12:29:11

CORALVILLE, Iowa, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VIDA Diagnostics, Inc.

2015-05-18 08:38:38

Company launches gigabit broadband service for business customers in Clive, Des Moines, Johnston, Urbandale, West Des Moines, and Windsor Heights DES MOINES, Iowa, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-15 23:04:55

Energenetics, a biotech-food company based in Iowa, and Inanovate, Inc., a medical technology company based in North Carolina, are collaborating to advance protein-based diagnostics and therapeutics

2015-05-15 23:00:30

Iowa Sports Foundation presented Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company with the prestigious Live Healthy Iowa traveling trophy for winning the Corporate Cup Challenge among mid-sized businesses

2015-05-15 16:28:50

Three new master's programs expand Ashford's degree offerings SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has added three new online master's degree programs to its

2015-05-14 23:08:59

The Gowrie Development Commission Annual Spring Banquet was held on April 9th at Mulligans at the Gowrie Municipal Golf Course.

2015-05-14 12:34:25

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods announced today the formation of a joint venture, with equal ownership, to construct a new pork processing facility


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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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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