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Iowa Entrepreneur: Sukup Manufacturing

Iowa Entrepreneur: Sukup Manufacturing

May 26, 2017 | 11 min

When this small-time farmer invented a simple tool, he couldn’t have imagined that it would lead to an international business that is still going strong more than 50 years later.

Iowa Entrepreneur: Fire Farm

Iowa Entrepreneur: Fire Farm

May 19, 2017 | 12 min

When Adam Pollock took a trip to rediscover his family roots, the Californian was inspired to move his decorative lighting company to Iowa.

Iowa Entrepreneur: Wallace Farms

Iowa Entrepreneur: Wallace Farms

May 19, 2017 | 13 min

When a young college baseball player faced a health crisis, he sought out healthier food. Now, he provides food for professional sports teams across the country.

Iowa Entrepreneur: Cookies BBQ

Iowa Entrepreneur: Cookies BBQ

May 12, 2017 | 12 min

“Speed” Herrig, a recognizable face in Iowa barbecue, shares the stories . Learn the stories behind his many entrepreneurial endeavors.

Iowa Entrepreneur: Schumacher Elevator

Iowa Entrepreneur: Schumacher Elevator

May 12, 2017 | 13 min

The Schumacher family of Denver, Iowa, has operated businesses in the town since before the Great Depression, and runs the town’s largest employer.

Iowa Entrepreneur: Milkhouse Candles

Iowa Entrepreneur: Milkhouse Candles

May 5, 2017 | 13 min

Eric and Janet Sparrow started making candles as a fun activity while they were dating. Now, they are one of the premier soy candle makers in the Midwest.

Iowa Entrepreneur: Aronia Berry Services of Northeast Iowa

Iowa Entrepreneur: Aronia Berry Services of Northeast Iowa

May 5, 2017 | 12 min

Hearing a news story on the radio was the beginning of a long entrepreneurial journey for one Fairbank couple, who are now pioneering a unique crop.

Rep. Abby Finkenauer

Finkenauer says Iowa needs wage increases

April 28, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) says Iowa not only needs a minimum wage increase but an increase in wages for jobs across the board.

Sen. Nate Boulton

Boulton on a long-term economic strategy

April 28, 2017 | 2 min

Sen Nate Boulton (D-Des Moines) says Iowa needs to focus on quality education, workforce training and infrastructure to build an economy for the future, rather than tax giveaways to corporations.

Rep. Abby Finkenauer and Sen. Nate Boulton

Young Democrats on what the party's message needs to be

April 28, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Nate Boulton (D-Des Moines) and Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) talk about the message Democrats need in order to win back elected offices.

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on dealing with North Korea and Syria

April 13, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) talks about what he thinks the U.S. should be doing regarding North Korea and Syria, including the fact that he doesn't think a regime change in Syria is necessarily the...

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on pre-existing conditions and health insurance

April 13, 2017 | 1 min

When asked about Republicans getting rid of the popular pre-existing condition protections in the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says he prefers a system of high risk pools to help...

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on the border wall and paying for it

April 13, 2017 | 2 min

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says it's time to build a border wall, even though Trump is expected to ask Congress to begin funding it. King says it will pay for itself over time in such ways as economic...

Rep. Steve King

Rep. King on his most recent controversial statement

April 13, 2017 | 3 min

Rep Steve King (R-Kiron) explains his recent controversial comments about not being able to restore civilization with "somebody else's babies."

The Great War Panel Discussion

The Great War Panel Discussion

April 10, 2017 | 1 hr

Hear a panel discussion among Iowa war-time veterans about how war has affected Iowa and Iowans.

Sen. Jack Whitver

Whitver predictions: Yes on texting ban; maybe on traffic cameras

April 7, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) answers a lightning round of questions about issues still up in the air at the Statehouse.

Sen. Jack Whitver

Sen. Whitver says significant tax legislation likely to wait until 2018

April 7, 2017 | 1 min

Iowa Senate President Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) says there's still a possibility that the legislature could pass some sort of tax bill this session. But given the timing, he says it's more likely tax...

Sen. Jack Whitver

Sen. Whitver on abortion bill in the Senate

April 7, 2017 | 2 min

Iowa Senate President Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) says he thinks the Senate will pass an abortion bill that includes a three-day waiting period and no exception for cases of rape or incest (after 20...

Autism advocates speak out about local resources

Autism Iowa Resources Information

April 5, 2017 | 9 min

Autism Spectrum Disorder affects how an individual processes information and interprets the world. As the prevalence of autism increases so do efforts to understand and provide assistance to those...

Rep. Chip Baltimore and Rep. Chris Hall

Bi-partisan support for addressing water quality

March 24, 2017 | 2 min

But can legislators agree on how? Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone) and Rep. Chris Hall (D-Sioux City) express support for a bill in the Iowa House, but Hall says he thinks it doesn’t go nearly far...