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Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Why don't you ever watch the Super Bowl? My team isn’t in it. Who's your team? Bubba's Pinheads in the Thursday night league at Bowling Elaine's. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur...
WEEK THREE This week we shifted from the formalities of starting a new session to committee work and floor debate. Several bills passed the House and have been sent to the Governor. Parental Choice in Education This bill would require schools to present parents with the option of sending their...
I am honored to serve as your Representative in the 89th General Assembly. The first two weeks have gone by quickly. Week one was filled with ceremony and reviewing safety procedures to assist with social distancing while we are at the Capitol. Governor Reynolds gave her Condition of the State...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting I'd hate to be in your shoes. Why? Because they'd be way too small for me. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me. We called it the Monkey Ward's catalog. It was an exercise in...
What a difference a couple of weeks make. Each week since late March, part of my weekly preparations to print the paper on Monday is to check the latest numbers of how COVID-19 has impacted Worth County. I hope this is an interesting check in for our readers, if not an interesting timeline of how...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting Remember that basketball game when all the fans were chanting, "We want Batt"? I don't remember that. The coach sent me up into the stands to see what they wanted you for. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his...
88th General Assembly: It was a proud day as I was sworn into my second four-year term as the Senator of District 26 in the great state of Iowa! Having my family at the ceremony was special and creates a lasting memory for all of us. The legislative session looks much different this year due to...
Dear Editor, I’ve had the privilege of working with Doug on the Top of Iowa Board and the Northwood Development Corp. Board and support his bid for the open Supervisor position.  Having served on these boards, he brings a lot of experience in economic development and an understanding of financing...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting Another year has gone by and what have we learned? Nothing. That's not true. I learned how to hoard toilet paper. I stand corrected. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me. I drove...
Echoes from the Loafers' Club Meeting It's the same thing after Christmas each year. The feeling of peace, love and understanding? No, the feeling of having worked less often than a fast-food ice cream machine. Driving by Bruce's drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass...

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