Expected funding (with a source to be announced) may be able to save two of three stream gages that were on the federal budget chopping block.
Iowa lawmakers have approved a $40 million compromise budget for the state departments of natural resources and agriculture. More>>
Former University of Iowa and current Minnesota Viking linebacker Chad Greenway has joined the America Needs Farmers team. More>>
City officials say it's good that homeowners are prepared, and their towns will also be better prepared for Mother Nature in the future. More>>
Downtown Waverly is vibrant and thriving. Businesses continue to pop up along Bremer Avenue. For some folks, it's hard to imagine what the city looked like five years ago. More>>
Last summer's drought could be negatively impacting your drinking water now. Nitrate levels in the Cedar River, and other rivers in the state, are spiking. More>>
Less than two weeks ago, it snowed in some parts of Nebraska and Iowa. More>>
According to Megan Murphy from the Cedar Rapids Solid Waste and Recycling Division, the rainy spring has washed nitrogen fertilizer from the soil into rivers, causing the nitrate levels to go up. More>>
Iowa farmers hope to catch up on field work and get more corn and soybeans planted this week after several weeks of rain delay. More>>
People looking to get into the wind energy industry are feeling more positive about their job prospects after Wednesday's announcement that MidAmerican Energy plans to spend nearly $2 billion on wind energy generation capacity in Iowa. More>>
Midamerican Energy will invest $1.9 billion in building dozens of new wind turbines around Iowa, state officials announced Tuesday afternoon. More>>
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