STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER John Thune ... and Bono?
Sure, seeing John Thune campaign for Mitt Romney was expected. Romney needed help in Iowa and a Midwest conservative star like Thune was a good fit before the caucus that kicked off the 2012 president... Posted on 1/9/12 at 1:54 AM
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A businessman who built one of the nation's largest egg production operations is getting out of the industry after its farms were found responsible for a nationwide salmonella outbreak.
HAMBURG, Iowa -- The swollen Missouri River is threatening to inundate a small southwest Iowa town where officials are piling massive sandbags on a faltering levee to contain floodwaters that could leave the community under several feet of water.
Ralph F. Purdy, 84, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Mitchell, died Friday, May 28, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids. Burial with military honors will be in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
MIAMI (AP) — Stymied by the Iowa Hawkeyes’ swarming defense, Georgia Tech found itself out of options.
No. 10 Iowa solved Tech’s explosive triple option and Ricky Stanzi threw two early touchdown passes for a 24-14 victory Tuesday night in the coldest Orange Bowl ever.
PARKSTON — Jon Mitchell won’t be at today’s Orange Bowl game in Miami, but he’ll definitely be watching.
The Parkston resident and former head football coach at Parkston High School will be watching intently as one of his former high school standouts takes the field for Iowa against Georgia Tech.
Competition for cell-phone customers in Mitchell and other areas of South Dakota could soon increase.
The Mitchell Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the approval Monday of a conditional use permit for a 190-foot communications tower. The tower would be located in northwest Mitchell, in an undeveloped area between Commerce and Ohlman streets.
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