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IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – The Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report has been released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “The continued wet weather across the state slowed harvest again last week and as a result just 13 percent of corn and 32 percent of beans […]

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Fallen Firefighters Memorial weekend

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to remain at half-staff for Fallen Firefighters Memorial weekend October 7-8, 2017. Flags are currently at half-staff to honor the murdered and injured in Sunday night’s tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada. Flags should remain at half-staff until sunrise on Monday, October 9, 2017. Flags […]

IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – The Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report has been released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “Harvest picked up speed last week and now 6 percent of corn and 16 percent of beans have been harvested. After rain showers that are in […]

NORTHEY COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “Combines are just starting to get rolling with 5 percent of soybeans now harvested. and I would expect more […]

Gov. Reynolds appoints Crystal Cronk as district court judge

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Crystal Cronk on Sept. 6 as district court judge in the Judicial District 8A. Cronk will fill the judicial seat formerly held by Judge Annette Scieszinski. Cronk, of Sigourney, received her law degree from the University of Missouri and her undergraduate degree from Truman State University (formerly Northeast […]

Local First Responders Help First Responders Impacted By Harvey

First responders helping other first responders recover from Hurricane Harvey was the mission of New Sharon, Oskaloosa, Biloxi, and Keesler AFB firefighters. The group works to tarp the roof of one of those on their list in Rockport, Texas.

Rockport, Texas – The primary mission for New Sharon Fire Chief Steve Gerard and the volunteers of New Sharon Fire and Rescue, helping their fellow first responders recover from disaster. The mission of helping during such disasters started 12 years ago when Hurricane Katrina demolished many areas of the gulf coast and destroying Biloxi, Mississippi […]

NORTHEY COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “Farmers continue to gear up for another harvest and we’re seeing more activity in fields across the state as […]

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Patriot Day

The flag that flew over Ground Zero by Musco is flying once again for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, Sept. 11, in honor of Patriot Day. Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and […]

NORTHEY COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “Much of the state received some needed moisture last week that will hopefully help crops as they move towards […]

Gov. Reynolds congratulates Whirlpool on adding 500 new Iowa jobs

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds congratulated Whirlpool on Wednesday after learning of the company’s intention to hire at least 500 new Iowa workers by the end of August: “Whirlpool’s hiring announcement this week is another in a string of victories for Iowa’s economy. We’re always looking for opportunities to build a better Iowa. This […]

         

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