Iowa

Photos and more: Highway Hank’s 1981 KW goes to trucking museum

Highway Hank Good donated his infamous 1981 Kenworth K100 Highway Hilton No. 1 late last year to the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum, where it will rest out its days.

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CRST wins $4.7 million award against EEOC

A federal judge has ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to pay CRST Van Expedited nearly $4.7 million.

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Council Bluffs truck show bigger and better this year

The second annual show and shine at the Peterbilt of Council Bluffs dealership's truck show expected to beat last year's participation. The event's scheduled for May 4.

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Pride in your ride, Midwest-style

Meet the project 2000 Peterbilt organizers of the Midwest Pride in Your Ride event, benefiting the American Cancer Society, are raffling off beginning this year.

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First Peterbilt 579 delivered

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the delivery of the first Model 579 to TMC Transportation of Des Moines, Iowa.

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Driver reunited with lost pup

Have you heard the one about the truck driver whose Yorkie pup slips out of the truck while he's cooling his heels briefly at a Missouri rest area? Well, all's well that ends well, and that one does, USA Today reported yesterday. The driver, Michael Siau, "didn't realize that Rambo had slipped out of his long-haul truck while he was stretching his legs at a rest stop in Hannibal, Mo.," wrote Douglas Stanglin. He made ...

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Awesome bull hauler: An Iowa Pete truck show winner

Peterbilt of Council Bluffs, Iowa, hosted a truck beauty competition and show this past Saturday, May 5, that attracted more than 40 entrants. Pictured here (beauty shot below) is the "hot lime-green" 2000 Peterbilt 379 bull hauler that garnered the most votes from the judges (the entrants themselves) for Best in Show, along with staff members of Buhr Trucking, the rig's owner (pictured left to right: Kevin Whitla, Travis Buhr, Atley Buhr, Darylee Gómez and Logan ...

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Pilot Flying J opens new stop in Iowa

Osceola, Iowa, is home to a new Pilot Flying J travel center at 2010 West Clay St. at Exit 34 off Interstate 35. The 5,500-square-foot center hosts four fuel islands and seven diesel islands, all of which feature DEF and biodiesel. The center features a CAT scale, five automated showers, 80 parking spaces for trucks, fax and copy services, money orders and several food options. The center will honor most frequent fueler cards and will have ...

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Channel 19 news round-up: flooding, radio, TSE, petition…

Vid tour through I-680 flood damage As Missouri River floodwaters receded from flood stage this month after a long summer of high water, Iowa DOT officials finally got a look at I-680 at the I-29 interchange, and the damage done to both roadways is just stunning (pictured courtesy of Iowa DOT; more info on detours/outlook available in our news piece here). The Omaha World-Herald ran a short tour through the devastation you can watch via this ...

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Mississippi River flooding closes roads

Major to record regional flooding is still expected for two to three more weeks.

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