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Ask a Trooper: Uncontrolled intersections

February 20, 2015 Q: There seems to be a lot of intersections in my town that do not have a stop or yield sign. Who has the right of way? A: What do our readers think? A. more »»

Capitol highlights

February 20, 2015 Last week the school start date bill passed the Education Committee with an amendment setting the school start date at no earlier than Aug. 23. Now it could be considered on the House Floor. more »»

Capitol highlights

February 13, 2015 Greetings from Capitol Hill: The Education Committee spent some time this week debating HF 13 which deals with the issue of the school start date. As many of you know, Gov. more »»

What’s going on at Emmet County Extension?

February 13, 2015 The winter season is a great time for farmers and producers to take advantage of programs to learn what is happening in the industry and I am excited to offer you such an opportunity. On Feb. more »»

The Writing Life - A study in setting

February 6, 2015 This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itsel. more »»

Capitol highlights

February 6, 2015 This Tuesday we held sub-committee meetings for HF 84, HF 88, and HSB 93. more »»

Capitol highlights

January 30, 2015 This week I was assigned to be chairman of a subcommittee for HF 84. This bill will establish a transportation cost supplement program for school districts to relieve their transportation burdens. more »»

What’s going on at Emmet County Extension?

January 9, 2015 It’s hard to believe a new year is upon us. I hope you all enjoyed the Holiday season and are looking forward to see what 2015 will bring. more »»

Top Stories of 2014

January 2, 2015 Another year has gone its way as the Estherville News celebrates the top stories of 2014. Yes, it had its share of triumphs and tragedies as well as just everyday life. more »»

The Writing Life - Dreams in the creative process

January 2, 2015 Editor’s note: This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itself. more »»

Christmas 2014 travel brief

December 19, 2014 How will record low fuel prices impact the 2014 holiday travel season? It’s safe to say the roads will be busy. more »»

What’s going on at Emmet County Extension?

December 12, 2014 This month’s column was written in collaboration by Brenda Schmitt, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Family Finance Specialist and by Nancy Clark, ISU Extension Nutrition and Health Speciali. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Open containers and party buses

December 12, 2014 Q: How do "party busses" and limousines get past the open container laws pertaining to opened alcohol for passengers in vehicles? Would the driver be at risk for any charges? A: Iowa’s open... more »»

The Writing Life - The importance of research

December 5, 2014 Editor’s note: This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itself. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Driving while filming

November 21, 2014 Q: I am seeing more and more posts on social media of drivers who are taking photos and video while they are driving. I have also seen these videos on TV news broadcast. more »»

Ask a Trooper: A forgotten holiday?

November 7, 2014 This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. more »»

What’s going on at Emmet County Extension?

November 7, 2014 During the holiday-preparation season, many people seem more strained, because they are suffering from overload. No doubt this pressure comes from wanting to give their families the best holiday ever. more »»

The Writing Life - Kindle reading is Nov. 20

October 31, 2014 Editor’s note: This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itself. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Passing at intersections

October 31, 2014 Q: Is it illegal to pass someone at an intersection? What about tractors and combines? Does the law allow for passing these vehicles because they are moving so much slower? A: This is an excellent... more »»

Ask a Trooper: What is ‘Social Hosting’?

October 17, 2014 Question: What is Iowa’s new ‘Social Hosting’ law? A. Requires large corporations to host parties for employees on a semi-annual basis. . more »»

 
 
 

 

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