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EPA begins Dico building demolition, city could save $191K on its share

BY: - July 19, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday began tearing down the most contaminated buildings at a Des Moines Superfund site chosen for a proposed professional soccer stadium and other development. “It’s a huge milestone,” Des Moines Assistant City Manager Pam Cooksey said in an interview. “It’s been decades in the making.” The 43-acre former Dico site […]

Krause, city eyeing hotel-motel tax revenue for downtown soccer stadium project

BY: - February 1, 2021

Krause Group and the city of Des Moines have discussed asking the state to approve the use of added hotel-motel tax receipts to help pay for a downtown soccer stadium and entertainment district.  City Manager Scott Sanders said he supports the application, pending City Council approval. Krause, whose holdings include Kum & Go convenience stores, […]

15 Iowa companies get USDA grants to expand ethanol sales

BY: - October 8, 2020

Fifteen Iowa companies were among those receiving grants Thursday to improve ethanol and biodiesel facilities to handle higher grades of the renewable fuels. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has invested $22 million in the grants, from a pot of $100 million in the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced.  Iowa received […]

Krause proposes professional soccer stadium on D.M. Superfund site

BY: - October 1, 2020

Des Moines-based convenience store company Krause Group has proposed a professional stadium on the former home of Dico, a Superfund site in downtown Des Moines that is awaiting redevelopment. “Krause Group and Iowa Soccer Development Foundation, Inc. would like to partner with the City of Des Moines to redevelop this 43-acre site, centered around a […]