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Gov. Reynolds appoints Crystal Cronk as district court judge

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Crystal Cronk on Sept. 6 as district court judge in the Judicial District 8A. Cronk will fill the judicial seat formerly held by Judge Annette Scieszinski. Cronk, of Sigourney, received her law degree from the University of Missouri and her undergraduate degree from Truman State University (formerly Northeast […]

Local First Responders Help First Responders Impacted By Harvey

First responders helping other first responders recover from Hurricane Harvey was the mission of New Sharon, Oskaloosa, Biloxi, and Keesler AFB firefighters. The group works to tarp the roof of one of those on their list in Rockport, Texas.

Rockport, Texas – The primary mission for New Sharon Fire Chief Steve Gerard and the volunteers of New Sharon Fire and Rescue, helping their fellow first responders recover from disaster. The mission of helping during such disasters started 12 years ago when Hurricane Katrina demolished many areas of the gulf coast and destroying Biloxi, Mississippi […]

NORTHEY COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “Farmers continue to gear up for another harvest and we’re seeing more activity in fields across the state as […]

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Patriot Day

The flag that flew over Ground Zero by Musco is flying once again for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, Sept. 11, in honor of Patriot Day. Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and […]

NORTHEY COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “Much of the state received some needed moisture last week that will hopefully help crops as they move towards […]

Gov. Reynolds congratulates Whirlpool on adding 500 new Iowa jobs

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds congratulated Whirlpool on Wednesday after learning of the company’s intention to hire at least 500 new Iowa workers by the end of August: “Whirlpool’s hiring announcement this week is another in a string of victories for Iowa’s economy. We’re always looking for opportunities to build a better Iowa. This […]

NORTHEY COMMENTS ON IOWA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION REPORT

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “It was a very good week of weather for farmers to finish planting, make hay and do needed spraying. […]

Gov. Kim Reynolds orders flags lowered to half-staff on Monday in honor of Memorial Day

(DES MOINES) – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 29, 2017 in honor of Memorial Day. This order is in conjunction with President Trump’s order that was issued Wednesday, May 24. Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol […]

Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff Friday in observance of Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony

U.S. Flag

(DES MOINES) – Today, Gov. Terry E. Branstad has ordered all flags on the Capitol Complex to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017, in observance of the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony which is to be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017, at […]

Secretary of State Paul Pate wins national award for voter education

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is the winner of the National State Boards of Education Award for Outstanding Leadership in Voter Education. Pate was rewarded for his efforts in conducting two statewide Iowa Youth Straw Polls and the Iowa Youth Caucus, which included hundreds of schools and tens of thousands of […]

         

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