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Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

PRICHARD TO LEAD IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS Oldson Elected As Democratic Whip Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Tod ...

Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

The Iowa Judicial Branch released background information and professional qualifications of each judge up for judic ...

Fall Trout Stocking

Every year, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocks trout in several urban lakes across the state.  D ...

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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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Candidate Profile: Rebecca Spears, District 79

Candidate Profile: Rebecca Spears, District 79

Rebecca Spears was born in Silvis, Ill., and raised on a farm outside of Preemption, Ill., until the age of 14, when her family was transferred and moved to a small town south of Kansas City, Mo. She attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, ...

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Candidate Profile: Maxine Bussanmas, District 73

Candidate Profile: Maxine Bussanmas, District 73

Maxine Bussanmas was the sixth child and only daughter of Bruce and Edna Crow. She was born and raised on a farm south of Prole, Iowa, and attended Martensdale High School, where she met her future husband. Maxine married Otto Bussanmas, and the coup ...

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