Iowa unemployment rate dips to 3.2% in September

by Pat Curtis, Radio Iowa Iowa’s unemployment rate is the 9th lowest in the country, falling to 3.2 percent last month. Cory Kelly is spokesperson for Iowa Workforce Development, which released the September numbers this morning. “The number of unemployed Iowans decreased to 54,600 in September. The current estimate is 7,300 lower than the year ago…

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How Apple’s Waukee Data Center project came to be

by Clint Cole, Dallas County News The Waukee Chamber of Commerce held its monthly luncheon at the Waukee Community Center on Thursday, Oct. 19…

Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey officially nominated to join USDA

by Matthew Patane, The Gazette After months of speculation, Iowa’s agriculture secretary has been nominated for a post with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. President…

Silicon Prairie: Apple data center puts Iowa on the tech industry map

by Cynthia Fodor, KCCI WAUKEE, Iowa — Tech giant Apple will build its newest data center within the city limits of Waukee, though the…