Rental rates for Iowa farmland increased for the first time since 2013, according to the results of the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2018 Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Drake University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs in Iowa, reporting more than $842,353 – or $49,550 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.
One in 389 properties in Clinton County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in Iowa, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.
A special audit report released on March 23 appears to show thousands of “improper and unsupported disbursements” over a nine-year period, starting in August 2007, in the City of Richland. The report was requested by city officials over concerns regarding credit card purchases of former City Clerk Chris Thomann.
Literacy, the ability to read and write, is connected to so much of what we do, says Malisa Rader, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist. “The foundation of reading can help children do well in other subjects,” said Rader, who specializes in family life issues.