Governor Walker: a national ‘Right to Work’ law a ‘legitimate’ goal
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he has the “courage…and capacity” to take on powerful interests, including unions, at the federal level. Walker, a Republican who is likely to enter the presidential race soon, signed a “right to work” law in Wisconsin this year and he sees a need for a similar federal law. “As much […]Full Post...
Reconstruction of Lake Delhi passes one year
The reconstruction of Lake Delhi’s dam got underway one year ago on April 24th. It marked the beginning of the physical process of bringing the lake back after the dam breached and the lake drained in the historic 2010 flood. Lake Delhi Trustee Pat Colgan says, one year later, they’re making some significant progress. Colgan […]Full Post...
Gravel roads impacted by temperature changes
The change from winter to springtime temperatures and recent rains have combined to create some dangerous conditions on many of Iowa’s rural gravel roads. Dusty Rolando, the engineer for Chickasaw and Floyd Counties, says road crews all over the state are dealing with the annual problem known as frost boils. They’re essentially defective spots in […]Full Post...
Iowa’s governor signs visitation law inspired by Casey Kasem case
Iowa has passed a groundbreaking law that gives family members a new legal avenue to use if they’re blocked from seeing a relative who is incapacitated. The law is inspired by the case of Casey Kasem, the legendary radio DJ who was host of “America’s Top 40.” Kerri Kasem, his oldest daughter, was at the […]Full Post...
Supreme Court dismisses wrongful imprisonment claim by former Davis County coach
The Iowa Supreme Court says a former coach who had his sexual exploitation charge thrown out was not “wrongfully imprisoned.” Patrick Nicoletto was convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee in 2012 after it was revealed he had a relationship with a 16-year-old student while serving as an assistant high school basketball coach for […]Full Post...
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