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Candidate Profile: HD 21 Anesa Kajtazovic

By |2010-09-28T08:15:50-05:00September 28th, 2010|Categories: Candidates 2011, Recent News|Tags: , , , |

Anesa Kajtazovic House District 21 Waterloo Contact:  (319) 504-2733 Anesa was born in Western Bosnia. It was at the age of seven that Anesa was exposed to the destruction of the conflict in Bosnia. She and her parents and sister fled the country as refugees. They spent 4 years in various refugee camps before taking the [...]

Candidate Profile: HD 14 Kurt Meyer

By |2010-09-23T15:28:08-05:00September 23rd, 2010|Categories: Candidates 2011, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

Kurt Meyer House District 14 St. Ansgar Contact:  641-326-2255 Kurt Meyer grew up on a small farm in Otranto Township, near Mona, and is the fifth generation in his family to live in this rural neighborhood. He and his wife, Paula, are graduates of Luther College and have been married for 31 years. They have three [...]

Candidate Profile: HD 10 Seldon Spencer

By |2010-09-22T08:03:42-05:00September 22nd, 2010|Categories: Candidates 2011, Recent News|Tags: , , , |

Seldon Spencer House District 10 Huxley Contact: (515) 597-3165 Selden Spencer, a resident of Huxley, is a candidate for the Iowa House of Representatives, District 10. A doctor at McFarland Clinic in Ames, Selden and his wife Jean moved to Iowa in 1990 to raise their children and to be closer to her family. Jean is [...]

Candidate Profile: HD 8 Susan Bangert

By |2010-09-21T07:48:23-05:00September 21st, 2010|Categories: Candidates 2011, Recent News|Tags: , , |

Susan Bangert House District 8 Algona Contact: 515-295-9505 Susan Bangert is a lifelong Democrat who has worked on many campaigns. In high school she volunteered for Jean Lloyd Smith, who was running against a young Terry Branstad for the state house. Since then she’s been active in the Democratic Party in Kossuth County, attending precinct caucuses, [...]

Wenthe & Thomas Participate in New Campground Opening

By |2010-09-20T11:40:31-05:00September 20th, 2010|Categories: Environment, Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , |

State Representatives Roger Thomas of Elkader and Andrew Wenthe of Hawkeye joined Senators Brian Schoenjahn of Arlington and Bill Heckroth of Waverly at the Volga River State Recreation Area to participate in the new campground opening ribbon cutting ceremony. The new campground at the north end of the Volga River was funded by a $1.5 million [...]

Candidate Profile: HD 7 John Wittneben

By |2010-09-20T10:48:21-05:00September 20th, 2010|Categories: Candidates 2011, Recent News|Tags: , , |

John Wittneben House District 7 Estherville Contact: 712-362-4797 John Wittneben was born in Estherville, Iowa, on April 2, 1955 to parents Edna and Walter Wittneben. He has a brother, Jim, and a sister, Kathryn; all three were raised in Estherville and graduated from Estherville Senior High (now Estherville Lincoln Central). His parents were very active in [...]

Five Cities in Iowa Make "Top Business" List

By |2010-09-20T08:03:40-05:00September 20th, 2010|Categories: Featured, Jobs & Economy, Recent News|Tags: , , |

Five cities in Iowa made Forbes' "America's Best Small Cities for Business and Careers", with Iowa City taking the number two spot on the list.  Iowa City's strong showing was traced to its well-educated labor force since it is home to the University of Iowa, where 47% of adults have a college degree, the third-highest among [...]

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