Governor Terry Branstad

Siemens to Produce 450 Wind Turbines
5:29 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Wind Deal Celebrated in Lee County

Siemens Energy Wind Power Americas CEO Tim Albenze

Several hundred people attended a ceremony in Lee County to celebrate what is being called the "World's Largest On-Shore Wind Turbine Order."

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Officially Opens this Spring
11:59 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

New Iowa State Penitentiary “Opens”

The ribbon-cutting for the "Grand Opening" of the new Iowa State Penitentiary

You could say Wednesday’s “Grand Opening” of the new Iowa State Penitentiary was a once in a lifetime experience. That’s because the current maximum security prison was built nearly 175 years ago, when Iowa was still a territory.

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Plant Being Built in Lee County
4:51 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Additional Money for Fertilizer Plant

The groundbreaking for Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant near Wever.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has agreed to increase its financial incentive package for Iowa Fertilizer Company.

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1st in the State
9:10 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Des Moines County Secures Designation

Des Moines County Courthouse

One southeast Iowa county is ready to take advantage of a new designation.

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Want Governor to Change Mind on Prison
6:18 am
Fri March 15, 2013

IA Lawmakers Want CCU to Stay Open

A small group of Iowa legislators are still working to keep one component of the soon-to-be former Iowa State Penitentiary open.

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