CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Lake near downtown is slated to come off the state’s impaired waters list where it has languished since 1986 wit ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Mayor Ron Corbett helped launch a new statewide organization Monday that seeks to work with farmers and the agricultural indu ... »
Five days after federal regulators announced strict new rules for the tank car trains that hauled more than 490,000 loads of oil last year, a train ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowans can help make climate change an issue in the next presidential election cycle, former Vice President Al Gore said Tues ... »
HIAWATHA — An annual spring conference at Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center in Hiawatha broadens the concept of spirituality to go ... »
Clean water, a top priority for outdoor recreationists, is on the upswing in Eastern Iowa’s state and county parks.
The Department of ... »
Five hundred tons of garbage is dumped into the landfill on County Home Road in Marion each day. That's 180,000 tons of garbage each year.
MARION — More than a year after it was named a demonstration site, Marion needs just 66 more dedicated residents to help it become qualified ... »
Dallas County has become the state's 21st county with a confirmed emerald ash borer infestation.
The tree-killing pest was positively ident ... »
DECORAH — The porous bedrock of northeast Iowa, known as karst topography, does not pose a great obstacle to the mining of frac sand, State G ... »
WELLMAN — Iowa's tile-drained farms are notoriously “leaky systems,” by nature unable to contain all the nutrients both applied t ... »
MARION — Residents and officials are not idly awaiting the eventual destruction of their ash trees by the emerald ash borer.
“W ... »
WASHBURN — Iowa farmers much prefer cooperative rather than confrontational approaches to improving water quality, several of them said Frida ... »