Sheldon Fire Department responds to explosion at dairy plant, investigation is on-going

SHELDON, Iowa — An explosion at a Sheldon, Iowa, dairy plant Tuesday afternoon blew a large hole in the facility but everyone inside was able to escape unharmed.

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Pence makes trade pitch in Iowa

ANKENY — Vice President Mike Pence played cheerleader in Iowa on Tuesday, touting a new international trade deal with Canada and Mexico and urging Congress to pass it this...

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Egg prices could be close to bottom

The U.S. egg industry has an oversupply issue, and prices are so unprofitable that the nation’s biggest producer, Cal-Maine Foods, posted its first net loss in six quarters. But...

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UTC boosts its outlook, again

United Technologies Corp. pushed up its annual profit forecast for the second time this year, reaping continued strength in the aerospace market and buoying CEO Greg Hayes’s plan to...

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Jury convicts Cedar Rapids man who was naked and forced his way into woman’s home

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man, who wasn’t wearing any pants and forced his way into a woman’s apartment after making a vulgar sexual comment in 2017, was...

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Buena Vista University to host Drum Corps International Shoreline Classic

STORM LAKE, Iowa – Buena Vista University will host the Drum Corps International Shoreline Classic, a Drum Corps International Tour event Monday, July 29.

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University of Northern Iowa cutting courses, faculty amid budget and enrollment woes

IOWA CITY — With University of Northern Iowa this fall anticipating its lowest enrollment since at least 1976, administrators are cutting course sections, increasing class size, and reducing the...

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Today’s best bets around Siouxland

Today’s top picks from our online calendar. Find more events at siouxcityjournal.com/calendar.

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Pence makes trade pitch in Iowa

ANKENY — Vice President Mike Pence played cheerleader in Iowa on Tuesday, touting a new international trade deal with...

UTC boosts its outlook, again

United Technologies Corp. pushed up its annual profit forecast for the second time this year, reaping continued strength in...