Treasurer Fitzgerald Offers Free Materials for Kindergarten Round-Up

Schools across the state are invited to participate in Prepare for the Basics. DES MOINES, IA (01/27/2015)(readMedia)– State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is offering free pencils to schools across Iowa for use in Kindergarten Round-Up through the Prepare for the Basics program. “Our schools know inviting families to visit their school before a new school…

Celebrate Grant Wood’s Birthday with a Soup Smorgasbord

Eldon— Join the American Gothic House Center for the Grant Wood’s Birthday Soup Smorgasbord, Saturday, February 7, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the KD Center in Eldon. The event is held in celebration of Wood’s 124th birthday. Enjoy a bowlful (or two) of delicious homemade soup with a side of fresh bread. Complete the meal and…

Sewer Repair at Church & Sheridan in Ottumwa

January 22, 2015 – Ottumwa, Iowa – There will be an emergency sewer repair taking place on Church Street, at the intersection with Sheridan. Work is expected to begin on Monday, January 26th and with favorable conditions will be complete by the end of the week. Northbound lane will be closed to traffic. Drivers can…

2015 Robert D. Blue Scholarship Application is Available

DES MOINES, IA (01/20/2015)(readMedia)– State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced today that the application for the 2015 Robert D. Blue Scholarship is available online at rdblue.org. Any graduates of an Iowa high school who plan to attend college in Iowa for the 2015-2016 school year are eligible to apply. Awards are based on financial need,…

IFAA Offers Iowa Youth $179,000 in Scholarships

News from Iowa State Fair For more information contact: Harold Hodson, 515/290-8875 IFAA Offers Iowa Youth $179,000 in Scholarships DES MOINES, IA (01/20/2015)(readMedia)– IFAA Offers Iowa Youth $179,000 in Scholarships College-bound Iowa youth active in 4-H and/or FFA livestock projects and current undergraduate students may apply for $179,000 in scholarships available from the Iowa Foundation…

Van Meter To Acquire Miller Electric

Iowa-Based Electrical Distributors Join Forces to Expand Services, Serve New Markets CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Jan. 15, 2015 – Miller Electric Supply Inc. and Van Meter Inc. today announced they have entered into an agreement for Van Meter to purchase Miller Electric, a leading electrical distributor with locations in Dubuque and Clinton, IA. The transaction…