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2022 College Signees - Lo-Ma Standouts sign with Morningside
A pair of Logan-Magnolia athletic standouts made their college decisions known last week.  Both Jacob Downey (Soccer / Wrestling ) and Amelia Evans (Softball) signed their letter of intent to …
SB: Panthers Purr-fect, complete 25-0 campaign
Purr-fection – Panthers complete perfect 25-0 campaign 6-20 @ Logan: Lo-Ma 11  IKM-Manning 1 Logan-Magnolia scored a 11-1 win over IKM-Manning in Western Iowa Conference play on June …
SB: Lady Reds win 10th WIC tilt
2022 High School Softball Recap Lady Reds win 10thWIC game 6-20 @ Missouri Valley: Missouri Valley 8  Audubon 7 Missouri Valley rallied from a six run deficit to pull out a 8-7 win over …
SB: Hawkeyes battle tough RVC slate
2022 High School Softball Recap Hawkeyes keep battling solid RVC foes 6-20 @ Mondamin: West Harrison 3  Glidden-Ralston 13 West Harrison came up short in a 13-3 setback to …
SB: Tigers keep rolling
2022 High School Softball Recap Tigers win three of five 6-20 @ Kimballton: Woodbine 1  Exira/EHK 3 Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton tripped up Woodbine, 3-1, in Rolling Valley Conference play …
BB: Big Reds drop four straight WIC battles
2022 HS Baseball Recap Big Reds drop four straight WIC battles 6-20 @ Missouri Valley: Missouri Valley 14 Audubon 15 Missouri Valley came up one run short in a 15-14 loss to Audubon in …
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Henry W. Marquardt, 88
Henry W. Marquardt passed away on June 20, 2022.
Justin L. Eilers, 38
Justin Lorin Eilers died on Sunday, June 12, 2022.
Stanley A. Longmeyer, 87
Stanley A. Longmeyer passed away June 13, 2022.
Murray D. Hubbard, 89
Murray D. Hubbard died on Saturday, June 11, 2022.
Waunita C. Johnson, 90
Waunita C. Johnson passed away June 7, 2022.
Donna I. Wendt, 91
Donna Irene Wendt died on Friday, June 3, 2022.
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The World Economic Forum says by 2030 we will own no property but we will “be happy”. You can read all about it in Klaus Schwab’s book The Great Reset. But have you asked yourself, …
On March 1 voters will decide whether or not Logan-Magnolia Community Schools should receive a bond in order to improve its facilities. I’m pleased to say that my thirteen years at Lo-Ma …
I see the Logan school board finally made it official to raise the ugly head of the $8.8 + million dollars bond issue again for a gym. Didn’t like to take no for an answer. However, this …
Iowa is the leading biofuels producing state in the nation but lags other states in biofuels market share. Ethanol sales can be improved by creating an E10 standard for most on-road fuel sold in …
Hoodwinked by LOMA School District Election Once again, like the previous three times, the taxpayers in LOMA school district are being asked to vote on a school bond on March 1. The last three …
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The largest bill to move out of each chamber this week was HF 2355, the Unemployment Insurance reform bill. There has long been a need to reform Iowa’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund laws in order to balance the need for those terminated through no fault of their own, against the need for the fund to grow during the good times of low unemployment.
“Wait a minute … wait a minute … I got it!” said Steve, our tall cowboy with the shaving brush moustache. “Here’s what we can do … just listen a minute.”
As your state representative I strive to communicate to you via this newsletter to keep you apprised of happenings at the State Capitol. Oftentimes I write about the positive and groundbreaking things we accomplish while in session. However, this week I am writing not to tell you of an accomplishment, but of a failure. Honest and transparent are two things I will always be while having the privilege to represent you here in Des Moines, and I hope you find this newsletter insightful and truthful, knowing that I will always be straightforward with my constituents.
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