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"The purpose of this letter is to publicly thank Milt Schatz, a longtime Eldridge resident and one of the original teachers of North Scott High School when it opened in 1958 ..." more
"This bill puts yet another constraint on a local government’s ability to responsibly fund its services ..." more
My children and grandchildren have always had books to read. So have most of yours, and so did I when I was a child. more
The Ed White fifth-grader sat calmly in a chair in principal Bernie Brustkern’s office, talking amiably with a stranger she’d never met. more
Cursive is making a comeback. more
May 10, 1979: North Scott students built a home at 808 W. Hickory St. in Eldridge. Participants in the program included Mike Zimmer, George Braden, Dave Meier, Tim Decker, Dave Haycraft and Kurt Swanson. Instructor Jack Dudley offered instruction and guidance to the group. more
I opposed Senate File 634 and encouraged the Governor to veto the bill. As state treasurer, I have been a vocal advocate for the hardworking Iowans, their families, and their communities, who depend on IPERS in retirement. more
On July 2, 1919, Iowa became the 10th state to ratify the right of all citizens, regardless of gender, to vote. Commemoration and celebration – from an Iowa perspective – of this 100-year anniversary is starting throughout the state. Twenty-six different projects and activities which are intended to educate the public regarding this monumental achievement have been in the planning stage since 2017. more
Ice, snow, and frigid temperatures push dreams of vacation into planning mode. Anyone familiar with my habits and obsessions will tell you that traveling is my passion and I crave adventure. It’s amazing how hours in a mini-van can bring a family closer and transform argumentative teenagers into temporary friends. When traveling anywhere, I do my research. Planning ahead saves time and energy on a vacation where you’re supposed to be relaxing. I’m often asked about travel details, so I thought I’d share some tips. more
"We are finally making some real progress in recognizing that women are an integral part of agricultural operations ..." more
"Please try to respect our flag and anthem, and even more importantly, what they stand for ..." more
"The election of 2020 is fast approaching, and the U.S. Senate is hoping the general public will forget Donald Trump’s scandals and illegal activities ..." more
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