Nine Republicans in 2016 field speak in Waukee church
Nine Republicans who will likely compete for the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination spoke to hundreds of evangelical Christians Saturday evening at a church in Waukee. The Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition’s event featured the three U.S. senators who are officially in the race. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul told the crowd it was time to “push […]Full Post...
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...
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