The Concept Works’ president and CEO, Eric Woolson, shares his perspectives on Terry Branstad’s long and successful political career in the first part of a one-hour special about the newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to China. Woolson was a journalist who covered Branstad from 1978 to 1996 before serving as communications director for the longest-serving governor […]
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In the wake of recent tragedies in which animals died in transit, Dr. Jessica Merk of the Ashworth Road Animal Hospital in West Des Moines appeared on WOI-HD today to discuss safe travel tips for pets. A high-profile incident involved the death of Simon, a giant rabbit en route from England to Iowa. Simon was […]
DES MOINES, Iowa – Summit Agricultural Group, a leading diversified agribusiness in the Midwest, announced today it will host the 2017 Iowa Ag Summit on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The event will feature, state, regional, national and international officials and highlight important topics affecting agriculture, such […]
DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad announced Thursday that he has appointed Accumold President and Chief Executive Officer Roger Hargens to the Iowa Partnership on Economic Progress. “I’m humbled by Governor Branstad’s continued confidence in me and very honored to have an opportunity to give back to the state that has been so good to […]
WEST DES MOINES — Mayor Steve Gaer announced today he will seek a new term to continue the city’s smart-growth policies and focus on quality-of-life priorities that have resulted in a string of national honors since 2009. “In the past eight years, West Des Moines has experienced its greatest period, jobs creation and quality of […]
Writing in the May issue of School Transportation News magazine, Eric Woolson’s article “Detect to Protect” described how new state laws illustrate evolving technology, and requirements needed to define them, to make school buses even safer inside and out.
Eric Woolson writes in the March issue of School Transportation News about the ways video cameras are delivering the appropriate response in troublesome situations. Check out the full story, “Right Tools for the Job.”
ANKENY, Iowa – Accumold, a global leader in the design, development and production of micro-molded parts for high-tech industries, will hold a job fair on Saturday, Jan. 28, to fill 100 positions, President and CEO Roger Hargens said today. The job fair will take place at the Ankeny Courtyard Marriott, 2405 SE Creekview Drive, from […]
The Register-Mail Posted Nov 7, 2016 at 12:57 PM Updated Nov 7, 2016 at 12:57 PM GALESBURG — Continental Clothing, a local retail icon for more than 120 years, will sell its entire inventory and close its doors, bringing five generations of family involvement in the business to an end. “All good things must come to an end,” said owner Pat Burns. “To think that […]
Owner Jim Riebe will retire after 50-year retail career Published: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 6:40 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 6:42 a.m. CST Heidi Litchfield – firstname.lastname@example.org) By ROB OESTERLE – email@example.com MORRIS – For as long as most men who live in Morris can remember, one of the things they could count on […]
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