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The Way to Wellness - Hitting the trail for better health

August 29, 2014 Editor’s note: The following is a monthly column from a member of the Emmet County Wellness Coalition. Every once in a while (not nearly often enough) I like to go hiking on one of our area trails. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Tractor lighting rules

August 29, 2014 Q: I am the owner of a small farm operation in northwest Iowa. We don’t have the resources to purchase the newer and larger tractors/combines that you see on the road today. more »»

What’s going on at the Extension?

August 8, 2014 Another fair is in the history books and what a great fair it was! There were many outstanding projects and livestock entries this year and the weather was wonderful! Thank you to all the youth,... more »»

Ask a Trooper: Zero tolerance law

August 8, 2014 Q: What does the Zero Tolerance law actually mean when it pertains to under age 21 drinking and driving? If the law is . more »»

The Writing Life - Points of View

August 1, 2014 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: Fine amounts

July 18, 2014 Q: What are the fine amounts for these violations (listed in the answer)? Perhaps if people knew how much a fine costs, they would be less likely to commit the traffic violation. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Passengers in 5th wheel campers

July 11, 2014 Q: I have heard that it is illegal for passengers to ride in a 5th wheel camper while it is being towed down the road. more »»

What’s going on at the Extension?

July 11, 2014 Do you check your credit report annually to be sure you are ‘you’? You have the right to a free annual credit report from AnnualCreditReport.com, online at www.AnnualCreditReport. more »»

Why Dee mattered

July 11, 2014 I was absolutely stunned when a good friend, Dr. Jim Roberts, called me a week ago Friday and told me Dee McDonald was in the hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. more »»

The Writing Life The Iowa Summer Writing Festival

July 4, 2014 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 »»

What’s going on at the Extension?

June 13, 2014 June is dairy month- a good time to consider the benefits of drinking milk and eating other dairy foods for calcium and Vitamin D. more »»

The Writing Life - Tips on art from a master

June 6, 2014 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. The Art of Fiction by John Gardner. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Semis making wide turns

May 30, 2014 Q: Say you are sitting at a stop sign waiting to go and a semi with a trailer is coming to turn into the lane on your left…are you obligated to get out of his way or is the truck supposed to wait... more »»

Emmet County Wellness Coalition - Wellness through gardening

May 16, 2014 Now that the weather is starting to act more like spring, it’s time to start thinking about gardenin. more »»

What’s going on at the Extension?

May 9, 2014 The grass has turned green and it is time to get the lawn mowers ready to go. Proper mowing practices play a vital role in helping to maintain a healthy, sustainable home lawn. more »»

Ask a Trooper: License plate frame

May 9, 2014 Q: There has been a lot of news coverage lately on a new license plate law. It has to do with a license plate frame that may be covering the county name at the bottom of the plat. more »»

The Writing Life - The value of an empty mind

May 2, 2014 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: Ball hitch

May 2, 2014 Q: Our family pulls a camper around during the summer months. When I set up the camper I don’t always take the ball hitch out of the receiver on my truc. more »»

Capitol highlights

April 25, 2014 You’re state government deals with 11 budget bills each year. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Speed fines

April 18, 2014 Q: It’s been a long time since I’ve been stopped and ticketed for speeding. more »»

 
 

 

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