GOP: Meet Our Members – Darrel Branhagen

GOP: Meet Our Members – Darrel Branhagen

Representative Darrel Branhagen, of Decorah, was elected to serve his first term in the Iowa House in 2014, representing House District 55.  The district consists of parts of Clayton, Fayette and Winneshiek Counties.  Decorah, Elkader, and West Union make up the major population centers in the district. Rep. Branhagen serves on the Judiciary, Local Government, State Government, and…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Brian Best

GOP: Meet Our Members – Brian Best

Representative Brian Best, of Glidden, was elected to serve his first term in the Iowa House in 2014, representing House District 12.  The district consists of all of Carroll and Audubon Counties, as well as eastern Crawford County.  Audubon and Carroll are the major population centers in the district. Rep. Best is the Vice Chairman of…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Terry Baxter

GOP: Meet Our Members – Terry Baxter

Representative Terry Baxter is currently serving his first term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 8th District, which includes Algona, Clarion, Eagle Grove and Garner. Rep. Baxter serves on the Environmental Protection, Judiciary, Local Government, and Public Safety committees. Terry is the co-founder and serves as the Executive Director of Global Compassion Network, an…

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Dems: Iowa Women in Agriculture Annual Conference

“Emerging Trends in Agriculture” is the theme of the 9th annual Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny on August 4. The cost of the conference is $50, including the evening welcome reception, continental breakfast, and lunch. Registration is due by July 25. For more information, visit www.iowawomeninag.org.  

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Dems: Iowa Women in Agriculture Annual Conference

“Emerging Trends in Agriculture” is the theme of the 9th annual Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny on August 4. The cost of the conference is $50, including the evening welcome reception, continental breakfast, and lunch. Registration is due by July 25. For more information, visit www.iowawomeninag.org.  

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Dems: Call issued for special session to restore education, mental health care compromises

On July 10, Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal of Council Bluffs and Senate President Pam Jochum of Dubuque President sent letters to each of Iowa’s 50 state senators. The legislators were asked to sign and return a form stating that they: “…request that the members of the 86th General Assembly convene in special session for…

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Dems: Call issued for special session to restore education, mental health care compromises

On July 10, Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal of Council Bluffs and Senate President Pam Jochum of Dubuque President sent letters to each of Iowa’s 50 state senators. The legislators were asked to sign and return a form stating that they: “…request that the members of the 86th General Assembly convene in special session for…

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GOP: Meet Our Members – Clel Baudler

GOP: Meet Our Members – Clel Baudler

Representative Clel Baudler is currently serving his eighth term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 20th District, which includes Greenfield, Guthrie Center, and Perry. Rep. Baudler is the Chairman of the Public Safety committee, and also serves on the Agriculture, Environmental Protection, Government Oversight, and Natural Resources committees. Clel Baudler was first elected in…

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Dems: Help count wild turkeys

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for volunteers to help with its annual wild turkey survey. The work is simple: while outdoors in Iowa this July and August, keep an eye out for wild turkeys. If you see one, determine if it is an adult female or adult male (males have beards…

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