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2014-06-13 08:22:04

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meta Financial Group, Inc., the holding company of MetaBank®, has been included in the annual "Top 200 Community Banks and Thrifts" list in American Banker Magazine. Meta was listed as No. 68 on the list, out of approximately 7,000 banks across the country. J. Tyler Haahr, chairman and chief executive officer of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank, said, "Meta is proud to be recognized for being in the top one percent of banks in the...

2014-06-12 16:28:58

Messina, New York resident named Ashford Outstanding Alum of the Week SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Bessy had been working in the construction and engineering field for some time when he realized he had progressed in management as far as he could without a formal business education. This realization, along with concerns about limited career opportunities due to the economic downturn, made him consider backing up his work experience with a bachelor's degree. For his...

2014-06-11 23:02:16

Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a leader in natural and organic herbs, spices and aromatherapy products, has committed $27,000 in scholarship funds to Archi’s Acres’ Veterans Sustainable Agriculture Training (VSAT) program via Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA. Norway, Iowa (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a leader in natural and organic herbs, spices and aromatherapy products, has committed $27,000 in scholarship funds to Archi’s Acres’ Veterans...

2014-06-10 23:10:18

The new packaging and improved formula for Eco Tints provides many consumer friendly benefits. Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Eco-beauties everywhere will be delighted with these new and improved Eco Tints from Eco Lips®. Fair Trade Certified™ organic Cocoa Butter, Fair Trade Certified™ organic Coconut Oil, organic Argan Oil and Aloe Vera harmonize with natural earth minerals to provide a smooth glide and a beautiful shimmering glow. The sleek, black oval tube...

2014-06-10 23:02:29

Brownells is celebrating its 75th Anniversary with a party in its hometown, Montezuma, Iowa. Country music superstars Phil Vassar and Tate Stevens will co-headline the June 21st event. Montezuma, Iowa (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Brownells officially turns 75 years old this June, and the Montezuma, Iowa-based company has a big celebration planned. On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Brownells and the city of Montezuma are hosting “Monte Fest presented by Brownells.” Billboard Country Songwriter of...

2014-06-10 08:40:04

Tellerless branch features deposit automation, two-way video at the ATM NORTH CANTON, Ohio, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of The Family Credit Union (TFCU) may be surprised to find no traditional tellers at the credit union's new "smart branch" in Davenport, Iowa. Instead, they're finding a variety of self-service solutions from Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) that are placing them in charge of their branch visits. Combined with support from member representatives inside...

2014-06-06 23:01:58

Governor Terry Branstad Leads List of Distinguished Speakers Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 On Monday, June 16, Connect Iowa will host the second annual Iowa Broadband Summit sponsored by Mediacom Business at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. The meeting will include several distinguished speakers, including Governor Terry Branstad. Broadband and technology are critical to positioning Iowa at the forefront of economic growth. In an effort to continue the state’s discussion...

2014-06-05 23:14:37

The Blanden Arts Festival is a free of charge event for everyone. The Festival is located on the Museum grounds and will be going on from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 21st - rain or shine. Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Blanden Art Museum History - The Blanden Art Museum is located in the Historic Oak Hill District of Fort Dodge, a city on the Des Moines River settled in the 1850s and developed as a mining, agricultural and commercial center of Webster County. The museum...

2014-06-05 16:31:26

Leading Lifeline carrier helps low-income Americans stay connected to family, doctors, employers and emergency services COVINGTON, Ga., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Wireless has been approved to offer subsidized cellphone service to eligible low-income residents in Iowa, North Dakota and Washington. Life Wireless provides phone service through the federal Lifeline program, which was created by Congress in 1985 to ensure that all Americans have access to quality telephone...

2014-06-05 08:32:46

Marcus Allen recognized as an alumni success story for parlaying his Ashford degree into a rewarding career as a special education teacher SAN DIEGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has selected Marcus Allen as the University's Outstanding Alum of the Week. Allen graduated magna cum laude from Ashford in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in social science, education concentration. After completing an alternative certification program and passing the special education...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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