Teens Against Human Trafficking to Host July Fundraiser

Teens Against Human Trafficking will host their first annual fundraising benefit at the West End Architectural Salvage in Des Moines on July 23. TAHT is an Iowa nonprofit organization working with the Chrysalis Foundation, Network Against Human Trafficking and Central Iowa Services Network against Human Trafficking. Lexi O’Connor, 18, founded TAHT in August 2013 as […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger: “The majority of people in Hollywood said I’d never make it as an actor”

Known as one of the most famous action Hollywood stars from the ‘80s and ‘90s, Arnold Schwarzenegger become a recognized actor thanks to his participation as a lead actor in “Conan” and the “Terminator” series. So it’s hard to think how anyone could say to Schwarzenegger that he would never succeed in the film industry, […]

Economic Impact of Craft Brewing Industry Exceeded 100 Million in Iowa

The economic impact of the craft brewing industry in Iowa surpassed $100 million in 2014 that resulted in creating 1,500 jobs and increasing personal income by nearly $42 million, according to a study report. “The craft beer industry is one of Iowa’s emerging manufacturing segments,” said Megan McKay, a member of the Iowa Wine and […]

News Anchor’s Disappearance Remains Unsolved

The unsolved disappearance of news anchor Jodi Huisentruit has haunted Iowa for two decades. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of her disappearance, members of the non-profit group FindJodi are organizing the event “Walk for Jodi: Finishing the Journey” on June 27 to raise awareness about Huisentruit’s case. The walk will begin at the Riverside Friends […]

Authorities Ruled Nodaway Death a Homicide

Authorities have ruled the death of Allen Pafford in Nodaway as a homicide. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are conducting the death investigation. At about 11:20 a.m. on Saturday June 20, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from Kathy Pafford at 703 4th Street, in Nodaway. […]

Connect Every Acre High-Speed Broadband Bill Signed into Law

On Monday, Governor Terry Branstad singed House File 655, a bill that encourages the expansion of high-speed broadband internet to all corners of the state, into law. The Connect Every Acre high-speed broadband bill facilitates broadband access to all targeted areas of Iowa to accelerate the growth of modern agriculture, increase access for rural communities […]

How To Make A Long-Distance Relationships Succeed According To Science

In the today’s America, there are around 3 million married couples and over 1 million of college students who are part of a long-distance relationship. But, before making any assumption, you should know that this isn’t a bad thing for them. According to scientific studies, people in long-distance relationships can be just like, and sometimes, […]

Tobacco Education and Prevention Summit to Take Place on June 23-26

The Iowa Students for Tobacco Education and Prevention (ISTEP) summit will take place from June 23 through 26 in four Iowa communities-Emmetsburg, Waverly, Fairfield and Harlan. Theme of the summit is ‘Tobacco Knock Out.’ Leaders of the American Legacy Foundation will speak at each summit location of the four communities. National youth smoking rates has […]