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Broadband is broadly appealing
BY KENT DARR
Friday, January 23, 2015 6:00 AM
New watershed authority to help clean Walnut Creek
BY PERRY BEEMAN
Thursday, January 22, 2015 1:32 PM
The recently formed Walnut Creek Watershed Management Authority will develop a plan to clean up Walnut Creek, a tributary of the Raccoon River and a source of drinking water for the Des Moines area.
Event aims to promote sustainability, collaboration
Thursday, January 22, 2015 9:56 AM
Urban Ambassadors will lead a sustainability summit 7-10 p.m Feb. 6 at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.
Texas company applies to build oil pipeline in Iowa
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:50 AM
A company based in Texas has asked the Iowa Utilities Board to approve its plans for a crude oil pipeline that would cross 18 Iowa counties,
The Des Moines Register reported.
Utilities board approves ratemaking for MidAmerican's Wind IX project
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:49 AM
The Iowa Utilities Board on Tuesday issued an order that sets the conditions for MidAmerican Energy Co.'s next planned phase of wind energy development in Iowa.
The fight over clean water continues
Monday, January 19, 2015 2:51 PM
Branstad, who was in Nevada speaking about a county broadband initiative on Thursday, has faced criticism from environmental activists over his opposition to Des Moines Water Works' move to sue three rural counties in northwest Iowa over nitrate pollution in the Raccoon River
No OPEC shift on production; industry could withstand $25-a-barrel oil
Monday, January 19, 2015 2:41 PM
Iran sees no sign of a shift within the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to support oil prices, its oil minister said, adding its oil industry could ride out a slump to $25 a barrel,
MidAmerican Energy ranked highest by business customers
Friday, January 16, 2015 10:53 AM
For a second consecutive year, MidAmerican Energy Co.'s business customers have rated the utility highest for overall satisfaction in its segment in the J.D. Power Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study.
Mediacom ready to cut the cable on Obama's broadband initiative
Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:13 AM
President Barack Obama's call for government-sponsored Internet connectivity failed to connect with Mediacom Communications Corp.
Iowa Court of Appeals upholds ruling on Kragnes attorney fees
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 2:31 PM
A three-judge panel of the Iowa Court of Appeals voted 2-1 to uphold a Polk County judge's decision to slash by more than 50 percent the nearly $15 million in attorney fees requested in a case that challenged fees the city of Des Moines assessed utility customers.
MidAmerican Energy to complete latest project by end of year
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 11:26 AM
MidAmerican Energy Co. officials said Monday that work has been completed on four of the five wind farms that make up its 1,050-megawatt Wind VIII expansion.
Obama to speak on expanding Internet access Wednesday in Cedar Falls
Monday, January 12, 2015 4:24 PM
President Barack Obama plans to visit Cedar Falls on Wednesday as part of a weeklong tour to highlight broadband and cyber security issues,
The Gazette reported.
AT&T names external affairs president for Northern Plains region
Monday, January 12, 2015 4:23 PM
AT&T Inc. announced that Cheryl Riley has been named president - Northern Plains for AT&T External Affairs, which includes responsibility for Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Des Moines Water Works moves to sue three N.W. Iowa counties over nitrate pollution
BY PERRY BEEMAN
Friday, January 09, 2015 10:37 AM
Des Moines Water Works board
on Thursday voted to give the required 60-day notice to three Iowa counties that manage drainage districts -- Sac, Buena Vista and Calhoun -- that the utility intends to sue them under the federal Clean Water Act for allowing high levels of nitrates to pour into the Raccoon River, a key source of drinking water for 500,000 customers in the Des Moines area.
Don't be duped into thinking cheap oil is a bad thing
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 3:39 PM
If you care to listen, some sage observer of the U.S. economy is going to tell you that what many of us consider the gift of falling oil prices is a bad thing, well disguised.
2015 Forty Under 40 class announced
2015 Top 25 Most Influential Business Leaders announced
2015 Top 25 Most Influential Boards announced
Little-known downtown eatery gets 5 stars from critic
Former lawmaker, Prairie Meadows champion Ed Skinner dies
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