Ottumwa still considering quieting train horns

Approved the repair of the space flygt at Elm Street pump station for $10,142.15 by Electric Pump Company of Des Moines. • Accepted at quote from D.C. Plumbing and Construction of $20,000 for the emergency sanitary sewer repair and installation in the

Golfers rock 'n' roll on first tee of Solheim Cup

It was electric.” Des Moines Golf and Country Club’s first hole has been the Funk” by Bruno Mars blared out of the sound system before tee shots. Volunteers pump up the crowd by jumping up and down the alley and handing out things like stickers

Kathleen "Kathy" Hatfield

She married Gene Hatfield on August 22, 1981. Kathy worked for Electric Pump/Quality Control in Des Moines for 25 years. She was a member of Union Park United Methodist Church and Eastern Star, East Gate Chapter for 31 years. Kathy is survived by her

Gas tax hike pumps half a billion into Iowa road projects

DES MOINES — When they pull into the gas station and fill up As vehicles continue to become more fuel efficient and electric-powered vehicles become more prevalent, gasoline sales will continue to decline, as will revenue from the state gas tax.

Lonnie Holder

Burial is in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Mr. Holder died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines. He was born in Genoa, Iowa. He was employed at a machinist for Electric Pump and Tool, Des Moines. Survivors include his wife

Dam cost rises with river levels

A separate $730,000 contract to buy the pumps from Electric Pump Inc. of Des Moines is also up for approval. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers on the second floor of City Hall. Committee meetings, held before the regular

Tragedy on the 4th of July: 3 children electrocuted in Missouri, Tennessee; 3 children drown in Iowa

Alexa Anderson, 13, and Brayden Anderson, 8, of Ashland, were hit with an electric shock while they were in the water Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper told the Des Moines Register that people shouldn’t swim in the Iowa River.

An epic fail: Sometimes, even barbecue pros have challenges

owner of Ponderosa Barbecue in Des Moines, Iowa. Cason is active on the competition circuit himself, and currently serves as a judge, along with Mixon, on “BBQ Pitmasters.” On this particular day, Mixon planned to use an electric injector of his own

Keep warm with radiant heat floors

Electric radiant floors may consist of electric cables built Brian Dunlap of Skold Construction in Des Moines recently worked on the concrete installation on a radiant floor for a home under construction at Dakota Dunes. "Once the pipes are installed

Upgrades planned for water, sewer

Most important also means most expensive. The quote from Electric Pump in Des Moines is for $9,140. This covers a replacement pump. The last of the work is the Pleasure Park booster station that provides improved water pressure north of Seventh Avenue in