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Rural Development in Iowa (Full Program) (#149)

posted on April 11, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Rural Development in Iowa (Full Program) (#149)
Full Program: If you can't "keep 'em down on the farm," can you at least keep some of the family money in the community? Some rural communities are using state gaming revenues to establish county community foundations to foster improvements to their way of life. 27:46 Read More »

Community Foundations and Rural Development in Iowa (#149)

posted on April 10, 2008 at 1:38 PM

Community Foundations and Rural Development in Iowa (#149)
If you can't "keep 'em down on the farm," can you at least keep some of the family money in the community? That's what many rural communities and counties are trying to do by creating community foundations. And in Iowa, they are establishing the... 05:03 Read More »

Norma Reed: A Rural Vision of Iowa Photo Essay (#127)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 10:13 AM

Norma Reed: A Rural Vision of Iowa Photo Essay (#127)
Photographer Norma Reed is a down-to-earth Iowan with rural roots that enrich her vision of the state. Through her lens Iowans can enjoy the state‚Äôs cherished features in images that nourish the Iowa soul. Read More »

Caucus Primer (Full Program) (#124)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Caucus Primer (Full Program) (#124)
Full Program: There are critics of Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses who complain the state wields undue influence in the selection of the next president. They complain the state is too rural, too white, too smart to be representative of the nation as the... 28:45 Read More »

The Changing Demographics of Fairs (#103)

posted on October 16, 2007 at 4:33 PM

The county fairs, as well as the State Fair, are considered beloved institutions in the state -- which, like many others, now has a more urban population than when these fairs were established. Tom Barnes, with the Association of Iowa Fairs,... Read More »

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: There is little doubt that ethanol has been a boon to rural Iowa. Farmers are not only enjoying a record harvest, they are also enjoying prices not historically seen except during a drought. But recently prices for ethanol have sagged. And a... 27:30 Read More »
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