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02/14/2019 - 2:59pm
The newspapers made the news as industry professionals across the state attended the annual Iowa Newspaper Association Convention and Trade Show. The three-day convention kicked off on Wednesday, February 6 with a legislative meet-and-greet where reporters and legislators from across the state met with each other to socialize in a rare non-work setting. On Thursday, the convention really began as...
02/14/2019 - 2:58pm
Latham Hi-Tech Seeds has tabbed an Iowa agribusiness veteran as its new general manager. Ryan Schon, a Glidden, Iowa native, assumed the position last week. As general manager, Schon said he will help guide teams and assist with the development of long-term visions and strategies in sales and marketing production. Schon brings with him nearly 20...
02/14/2019 - 2:56pm
The Sheffield City Council’s ongoing efforts to fill their law enforcement needs continued during their regular meeting on Monday, February 11. The city has been working to hire a new secondary police officer since last October but while a candidate has been selected for that position, a new opening has been made. Monday was the last...
02/14/2019 - 2:55pm
A Sukup Manufacturing employee has joined a group of elite young professionals – forty of them to be exact. Emily Schmitt, general council for Sukup, was named to the Des Moines Business Record Forty under 40 list, which acknowledges business leaders in the state under the age of 40 who have “demonstrated impressive career achievements...
02/14/2019 - 2:53pm
Shopko last week announced another round of store closures, which will affect additional communities in the area. In January, Shopko filed petitions for court supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, which called for the closure of 38 stores, including the Hampton location. The Hampton store is...
02/07/2019 - 12:01pm
Sheffield Police Chief Sam Cain will soon be leaving the City of Sheffield. On Monday, January 28, Cain put in notice that he had accepted a job to be a deputy with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department. “I’ve known Sheriff Dodd for a long time and he seems like a great guy to work for,” said Cain. Cain’s last day...
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