Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Flu Vaccine Time of Year

Despite the influenza season not officially starting until late fall, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) i ...

State Park Volunteer Day September 22

On September 22nd, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting the second annual statewide volunteer ...

Weight Limit Lifted on Roads for Iowa Farmers

As harvest season in Iowa approaches, highways tend to get busier and more agriculture products need to be moved. S ...

University of Iowa Labor Center Closure Moves Forward

The Iowa Board of Regents has given initial approval of plans to ask lawmakers for more state resources next year a ...

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House Internships Available for 2009 Session

House Internships Available for 2009 Session

We are looking for interns interested in politics and/or communications to assist state representatives and staff during the 2009 legislative session. In addition to working with elected officials, House interns have had other great experiences meeti ...

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Candidate Profile: Dennis Cooper, District 96

Candidate Profile: Dennis Cooper, District 96

Dennis Cooper lives in Bedford, Iowa, and has farmed in Taylor County for 32 years. He strongly supports family farms, rural communities and middle-class families. Dennis served in the U.S. Air Force for nearly seven years, from 1968 to 1974. Later h ...

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Candidate Profile: Ron Fedler, District 91

Candidate Profile: Ron Fedler, District 91

Ron Fedler was born Aug. 23, 1950, the 10th child in a family of 13 children. Growing up in a family with so many kids, he learned the values of sharing and taking care of each other. In 1968, Ron graduated from Marquette High School in West Point, I ...

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Candidate Profile: Larry Marek, District 89

Candidate Profile: Larry Marek, District 89

Larry Marek is a farmer who resides outside of Riverside, Iowa, on his family’s century farm. Larry is currently the District 9 director of the Iowa Soybean Association; he was previously the state executive committee secretary. He is a former county ...

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Candidate Profile: Jim Van Scoyoc, District 76

Candidate Profile: Jim Van Scoyoc, District 76

Jim is a lifelong resident of Iowa. Born in Waterloo and raised in Belle Plaine, Jim moved to Victor during junior high school and graduated from HLV in 1987. In 1990, Jim moved to Grinnell but soon moved back to Victor. Jim has been active in work a ...

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Candidate Profile: Frank Best, Disrict 87

Candidate Profile: Frank Best, Disrict 87

Frank Best is a lifelong resident of Louisa County. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in art and art history. Since moving back to Columbus City after graduating from college, Frank has spent much of his time working t ...

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Candidate Profile: Phyllis Thede, District 81

Candidate Profile: Phyllis Thede, District 81

Phyllis Thede lives in Bettendorf, Iowa, with her husband, Dave, and their youngest daughter Mackenzie, a student at Scott Community College. Their two older daughters live in California: Acacia is the principal of Maryland Elementary in Vista, and R ...

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