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Hawkeye Point preparing for Highpointer’s Club Convention

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIBLEY, Iowa — What a difference six years can make. 

It was six years ago that the Merill and Donna Sterler family decided to keep Iowa’s highest point open to the public. That desire was met when the family donated 1.6 acres of land to …continue reading on dglobe.com

Playing with fire

July 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

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As others see it: Toughen Iowa texting law

June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

While data continue to show a direct correlation between texting while driving and tragedy, Iowa continues to list it as a “secondary offense.”
That means in most cases an officer cannot pull over a texting dr…continue reading on dglobe.com

Branstad surveys NW Iowa flood damage

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten visited Rock Rapids Wednesday to survey the damage from Monday’s devastating storm that hit northwest Iowa. 

Branstad had i…continue reading on dglobe.com

Iowa Governor and Lt. Governor visit Hawkeye Point

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIBLEY, Iowa — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds visited Hawkeye Point Thursday as part of their 99-county tour of the state. 

Branstad had committed to visiting the state’s highest elevation following a presentation by m…continue reading on dglobe.com

Lake Park takes first steps to address housing

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKE PARK, Iowa — The community of Lake Park is in the midst of assessing properties and compiling applications after being awarded a $246,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to target housing rehabili…continue reading on dglobe.com

An apple a day…

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Amanda Walljasper-Tate has owned Schafer’s Health and Gifts since purchasing the business from longtime owner, the late Irma Schafer, in 2008. 

Since then, the store inventory has expanded to include everything from vintage …continue reading on dglobe.com

An apple a day…

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Amanda Walljasper-Tate has owned Schafer’s Health and Gifts since purchasing the business from longtime owner, the late Irma Schafer, in 2008. 

Since then, the store inventory has expanded to include everything from vintage …continue reading on dglobe.com

Lake Park to dedicate fountain

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKE PARK, Iowa — Community leaders in Lake Park are hoping a water fountain that will double as an aeration system will help reduce the severity of blue-green algal blooms that accumulate in a sheltered area of Silver Lake.

Named Silver Spring,…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Helping Iowans break through the bureaucratic inertia

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By U.S. Senator Charles Grassley

WASHINGTON — During the recent two-week break in the congressional calendar, I continued my 2014 road trip across Iowa in April, visiting with Iowans in schools and on-the-job in their hometown communities. For t…continue reading on dglobe.com