News

Tourism Conference Begins

Tourism Conference Begins

Photo: clipart.com

The 2014 Governor’s Conference on Tourism will be held in Pierre today through Thursday. Tourism Department Secretary Jim Hagen says they have a theme for this year’s conference…

 

Hagen says they are expecting a big turn out…

 

Hagen says the conference is a good time to look back at last year, and help regional tourism people plan for this year…

 

Hagen says they will also give out awards, and release the official results for the 2013 tourism season.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Drunk Boating Monitored

Boater

Law enforcement officers were scattered around Iowa last weekend monitoring lakes and rivers for drunk boaters as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign.

in Local

Less Bacteria, More Algae in Iowa Lakes

lake

Sunny days with less rainfall have helped clear up some of the bacteria problems in the water at Iowa park beaches.

in Local

Iowa Governor Vetoes School Spending

Money Dollars

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been hinting for weeks that he was unhappy with the legislature's bipartisan compromise on education funding.

in Local

Caution Needed With Fireworks Displays

fireworks

Everyone loves a backyard fireworks display or attending a big show on the 4th of July.

in Local

OSHA Investigating Nebraska Explosion

firetruck lights

The U-S Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened an investigation into Wednesday's explosion at Sapp Bros. in West Point, Nebraska.