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Monday, April 22, 2019
By Gloria Yoder, the Amish Cook  

For weeks or even months, we've all been waiting for the day that Grandpas would come with plans to stay for a few weeks. The day had actually arrived. ...

Thursday, April 18, 2019
By Sen. Rich Taylor  

Iowa's Agriculture & Natural Resources Budget (SF 609) passed the Senate on a party-line vote and is now under consideration in the House. I voted 'no' on the bill because it ...

Monday, April 15, 2019
By Gloria Yoder, the Amish Cook  

My favorite holiday is just around the corner. How could your favorite season be so saddening, yet absolutely complete, you might be wondering? Good Friday and Easter, though, ...

Monday, April 08, 2019
By Gloria Yoder, the Amish Cook  

Ah, this Spring weather gets me going. I can't wait to start planting the garden. Daniel plowed our garden plot a couple days ago in hopes to have it dry out faster. Digging ...

Thursday, April 04, 2019
By Sen. Rich Taylor  

We owe a debt of gratitude to our veterans, service members and their families. One way we can show our support is to eliminate barriers to their success. ...

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Thursday, April 04, 2019
By Rep. Jeff Shipley  

'I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it' - Voltaire (made famous by Evelyn Beatrice Hall, 1908) ...

Monday, April 01, 2019
By Gloria Yoder, the Amish Cook  

Today is one of those special days that makes me want to hang around Daniel as much as possible. It's our wedding anniversary. Nine years ago we were both just bursting with joy, ...

Monday, March 25, 2019
By Gloria Yoder, the Amish Cook  

Writing is something I enjoy, in fact in many ways after writing for a while I feel like I've come back from a refreshing walk. ...

Thursday, March 21, 2019
By Sen. Rich Taylor  

A family friendly bill that makes it easier for parents to bond with their adopted children passed the Senate Labor and Business Relations Committee. ...

Monday, March 18, 2019
By Gloria Yoder, the Amish Cook  

How about tackling a day in the kitchen, making fry pies? When my sister-in-law, Virginia, first mentioned the thought, it really seemed to be an excellent idea, yet to myself, I ...

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