The Significance Of The Hemp Industry To Iowa Farmers

The Iowa Senate just passed a hemp farming bill for Iowa farmers unanimously. While it’s doubtful the Iowa House will take the bill up without popular support and pressure from the public, the educational opportunities for how low THC hemp products can provide pain relief for Iowa’s farmers abound…while also increasing their profit margins and […]

Carroll Police Breaking Laws To Seize Legal Hemp CBD

Carroll Police Breaking Laws To Seize Legal Hemp CBD  Carrie Bluml has been slandered. Paperwork filed Friday, April 13th in court says she is in the right, and that the town of Carroll has some accounting to do. People in Carroll have been saying Carrie’s shop, Nature Ammil, located at 820 West 8th Street, has been […]

Environmental Freedom

“It is gratifying to me, of course, to hold the undisputed world’s title.  I am glad it is held in America, glad that I brought it here.  But I mean my life to be more than a mere wrestling exhibition.  I expect to be an Iowa farmer all my life, and make my life worth something.  I hope […]

$750,000 in CAT Grants Awarded to Seven Projects

At a meeting last Wednesday, the Vision Iowa Board approved $778,601 in Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grants to the Iowa Quilt Museum in Winterset, Dragoon Trace Nature Center in Ringgold County, the Garner Public Library, an aquatic center in Lake City, a splash pad in Bristow and sports complexes in Dike and Carroll. The […]

Door-to-Door Meat Sales Company Assures of Changing Its Sales Practices

Rancher’s Pride LLC, a door-to-door meat sales company, has agreed to change its sales practices and pay the state $30,000 in a settlement with Attorney General Tom Miller. The South Dakota-based company allegedly violated Iowa’s Door-to-Door Sales Act, as it could not provide consumers an oral and written notice of their right to cancel their […]

Four Texas Oil and Gas Promoters Ordered to Stop Fraudulent Sales in Iowa

Four Texas oil and gas promoters have been ordered to stop allegedly fraudulent sales of unregistered securities in Iowa. The companies have also been directed to refund $2.1 million to 14 Iowans and legal fees related to charges of unregistered securities and securities fraud. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart has issued a summary order to cease and discontinue to […]

Around Dubuque Announces Online Community

Around Dubuque has launched to help tourists, and residents in Dubuque keep on top of events. “The response to our project and efforts here in the community have been overwhelming in the best of ways,” commented Julio Medina, President and Founder of Around Dubuque Inc. “We are excited for the growth of our project and helping […]

Walmart Acquires China E-Commerce Business

On Thursday, Wal-Mart Stores announced that they have acquired all the outstanding shares in Yihaodian, taking full ownership of its e-commerce business in China. Wang Lu, president and CEO of Walmart Global eCommerce in Asia, will lead Yihaodian as part of his overall executive responsibilities. Walmart plans to invest in both accelerating e-commerce and creating […]

Main Street Iowa Open 4 Business Regional Winners Announced

Today, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) awarded $40,000 to five Main Street programs across Iowa. The grants are designed to benefit business development and expansion projects in the Main Street districts of Czech Village – Cedar Rapids, Elkader, Marion, Mount Vernon and Woodbine. The grants are administered through IEDA’s Iowa Downtown Resource Center and Main […]