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Posted January 30, 2019in Stray Thoughts

More politics is not what Iowa courts need

Harold Hill, that smooth-talking con artist in “The Music Man,” persuaded gullible Iowans that “ya got trouble, my friend, right here in River City.” He arrived in town to sell [...]

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Posted January 28, 2019in Just Released

TIFFANY TAUSCHECK WINS INTERNATIONAL 40 UNDER 40 AWARD IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (Jan. 28, 2019) – Tiffany Tauscheck, Chief Strategy Officer at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s 40 [...]

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Posted January 24, 2019in Just Released

Waukee Crime Stoppers Offering Reward in Armed Robbery Case

Waukee, Iowa – REWARD OF UP TO $1,500 FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF THE SUSPECT(S) IN THIS CASE. Waukee Crime Stoppers and the Waukee Police Department need the [...]

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Posted January 24, 2019in Just Released

Kacer Named Superintendent of the Johnston Community School District

JOHNSTON, IOWA – Members of the Johnston Board of Education have named Ms. Laura Kacer as the new superintendent of the Johnston Community School District. The board was unanimous in [...]

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Posted January 22, 2019in Stray Thoughts

Making laws should not be about lawmakers’ convenience

One of the biggest contrasts in public access to state and local governments in Iowa came into focus last week, and Iowans should be concerned by what occurred. A bit [...]

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Posted January 22, 2019in Just Released

Waukee Snow Emergency Parking Ban Declared

Waukee, Iowa — The City of Waukee is declaring that a Snow Emergency Parking Ban will go into effect in Waukee on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. This parking [...]

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Posted January 18, 2019in Just Released

Saylorville Lake Dam Road Closed Due to Winter Weather

Due to the forecasted winter weather and potential for hazardous driving conditions, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Saylorville Lake will close the Saylorville Lake Dam Road and NW [...]

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Posted January 17, 2019in Just Released

Waukee: Snow Emergency Parking Ban Declared

Waukee, Iowa — The City of Waukee is declaring that a Snow Emergency Parking Ban will go into effect in Waukee on Friday, Jan. 18 at 3 p.m.This parking ban [...]

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Posted January 17, 2019in Just Released

Saylorville Lake: Ice Warning

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Saylorville Lake are warning visitors to stay off the ice. Recent warm and cold weather, along with rain and snow decrease the stability [...]

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Posted January 14, 2019in Stray Thoughts

You don’t solve problems by taking hostages

I’m not sure you can get Republicans and Democrats to agree on many things these days — not even on motherhood and apple pie. Some people believe a wall along [...]

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