Archive for February 5, 2014

Company wide job cuts hit Ashford University in Clinton

Bridgepoint Education has eliminated a total of 117 jobs in San Diego, Denver and Clinton, Iowa, that company officials say will better align its staffing with its student enrollment.

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Utilities board rules on water rate case for eastern Iowa

The Iowa Utilities Board has ruled the Iowa American Water Company can only raise its rates around half of what it requested. IUB spokesman, Rob Hillesland, says Iowa American Water Company serves Clinton plus Bettendorf and Davenport. “The utility on April 30th of last year requested a $6.44-million increase in its annual revenues – which would be 18-percent,” Hillesland says.

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