Grandview, IAKWQC

Farm Life Festival in Grandview

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Tenniel Register of R7 Reclaimed in Grandview joined QCL over Zoom to talk about Saturday, June 19th’s Farm Life Festival event going on at her farm/business. It’s a chance to immerse yourself in greenery, take photos in the rustic setting, and enjoy shopping and nostalgia. The...
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Iowa StateMuscatine Journal

Corn in several areas of Iowa showing signs of lack of moisture

MUSCATINE — While the summer sun beating down on Iowa’s corn crops has taken a toll in several areas, University of Iowa Extension Field Agronomist Virgil Schmitt said Muscatine County has so far been spared the worst of it. The latest Crop Progress and Condition Report from the United States...
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Wapello, IAMuscatine Journal

City seeks to change use of Local Option Sales Tax money

WAPELLO — The city of Wapello will seek voter approval to change its use of local option sales tax (LOST) revenue during the Nov. 2 city/school election, while three other local government jurisdictions in Louisa County will be asking voters to continue the 1% tax. During its regular meeting on...
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98.1 KHAK

New Iowa City Shop Will Deliver Warm Cookies Until 3 a.m.

According to a new article from the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Insomnia Cookies is going to be opening a new location at 125 E. Washington Street in Iowa City. If that name sounds familiar, you may have seen a couple of other Iowa locations in Ames and Cedar Falls. The bakery chain is popular in college towns all over the country, already serving students at the University of Northern Iowa and Iowa State University, so it makes sense that the University of Iowa will join the club next!
Iowa City, IADes Moines Business Record

A Closer Look: Joe Riley

Joe Riley joined Rantizo early this year as chief operations officer, bringing a wealth of experience in the energy and agricultural implements sector to the Iowa City startup. Drone services provided by Rantizo are the natural next evolution for the precision agriculture industry, Riley said. Even before he joined Rantizo,...
Donahue, IAWQAD

Drought conditions inching closer to the Quad Cities

DONAHUE, Iowa — Cracked soil and stressed crops. That's what fifth-generation farmer John Maxwell has on his mind right now as he tours his Donahue, Iowa fields located on his farm, Cinnamon Ridge Farms. "The next two or three weeks are a big deal", says Maxwell. That's because corn will begin the pollination stage, a stage where moisture becomes critical. "In the corn over here we've got pollination going on and during pollination that is where we need some rain", says Maxwell.
Scott County, IAQuad-Cities Times


Scott County, 400 W. 4th St., institutional remodel, Reed Const., $571,003. Mark Wood Builder Ltd., 6136 Thor Ave., residential remodel, $25,215. Leslie Schlue, 4713 W. 60th St., pool, Sentry Pool and Chemical Supply, $33,153. Josh Cook, 1845 Westminster Circle, residential remodel, Speer Devel., $40,500. Willie Jackson, 824 E. 14th St.,...
Iowa City,

Two sheds, built by high school students up for sale during the Parade of Homes event

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association (HBA) Vocational Training Council (VTC)partnered on two Architecture-Engineering-Construction (ACE) initiatives, student-built sheds and a student remodel. This gave high school students hands on skill-trade experience in construction. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the VTC’s award-winning Student-Built House program...

Insomnia Cookies opening downtown Iowa City location

Late-night snacking in Iowa City is about to get a whole lot sweeter after Insomnia Cookies opens its downtown location. The late-night bakery chain will be moving into the space at 125 E Washington St, which used to be Mama’s Deli & Catering. Mama’s Deli closed last December. Iowa City’s...
Scott County,

Save the farm; protect the vote

Scott County Democrats, with the help of hundreds of volunteers, just completed a brief 14-day effort cultivating a staggering 6,211 eligible Scott County Iowa voters’ signatures to petition for a special election for the position of county auditor. The auditor is the office in charge of overseeing all elections in Scott County, and the person whose integrity is responsible for preserving our most basic democratic principle, our right to vote. The only other reported attempts to force a special election in Scott County resulted in collecting just over 3,500 signatures in more than a month's time.