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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,

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.

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.

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.

2014-10-20 08:21:28

Davenport, Iowa Ford dealership offers top-rated hybrid model DAVENPORT, Iowa, Oct.

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

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.

2014-10-10 12:20:39

Leadership to focus on regulatory compliance, advanced alcohol monitoring technology and customer service DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct.


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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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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.