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Cedar Rapids mayor, possible 2018 gubernatorial candidate, launches ‘Engage Iowa’
The mayor of Cedar Rapids is contemplating a bid for governor in 2018 and he’s now traveling the state to tout creation of a think tank. Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says his “Engage Iowa” think tank will focus on education, the economy and the environment. “A conservative think tank to not just provide balance […]Full Post...
New wardens appointed for Iowa correctional facilities
New leaders were appointed today for three of the state’s correctional facilities. Iowa Department of Corrections Director Jerry Bartruff recommended William Sperfslage take over as Warden of the Anamosa State Penitentiary, where he got his start 36 years ago. “Bill started working for the Iowa Department of Corrections in 1979 as a correctional officer at the […]Full Post...
Debut novel from Janesville native reaches best-seller status (AUDIO)
An Iowa native whose first novel of magic and murder has just hit the best-seller list will be making five stops in the state next week on her debut book tour. “The Magician’s Lie” appeared on USA Today’s top sellers roster this week at #89, while last week, the book was named the nation’s #5 […]Full Post...
Rubio, Carson rap Obama over approach to Russia
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio today said the U.S. is “barreling toward a second Cold War” with Russia. According to Rubio, Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to “divide” Europe. “He’s trying to destroy NATO,” Rubio said during an appearance in Cedar Falls last night. “He’s challenging the influence of the United States all over the world.” […]Full Post...
Carson says everyone ‘needs to have skin in the game’ and pay taxes
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says no one in America should be exempt from paying federal taxes. “I think everybody needs to have skin in the game because it doesn’t make any sense to me to have half of the people not needing to pay, but they get a say in how much the other […]Full Post...
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HERO Board Members Brian Miller, Zack Chizek, & Kay Ross interviewed for HERO Foundation. Other board members include (not pictured): Jeff Pingel, Holly Stroner, Jerry Kloberdanz & Jake Pulis.
Our friends at our local Webster City Hy-Vee getting ready for the Hamilton County Fair Parade!