Author Archives: Joe Bolkcom

Former Hawkeye football star stumps for solar power


Former Iowa Hawkeye football great Tim Dwight returned to Kinnick Stadium yesterday to propose that the University of Iowa invest in solar energy to power the campus. He was joined by State Senator Rob Hogg, D-Cedar Rapids and Kimberly Dickey, … Continue reading

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Taxpayers will pay for drought


The federally subsidized crop insurance program for corn and soybean farmers will pay out billions in taxpayer payments to farmers as a result of 2012 drought that has decimated the country this year. In some cases farmers will actually make … Continue reading

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