IPTV Holds ‘Iowa Press Debates: Democratic Gubernatorial Primary’

Iowa Public Television will host a debate for Iowa Democratic Gubernatorial Primary on Wednesday, May 16 at the Iowa Public Television studios in Johnston, Iowa. The 90-minute debate will begin at 7:00 PM in front of a live audience in Maytag Auditorium. The program will air live on IPTV and be streamed online at iptv.org. This event will be open to the public and free to attend. Doors open at 6:15 PM and spectators should plan to arrive no later than 6:45 PM to be seated prior to the live televised debate. Seats are first come, first served. For more information, call 800-728-2828.

U.S. Senator Ernst to Visit Sigourney

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced she will hold a town meeting in Keokuk County as part of her 99 county tour to hear from constituents in the area about the issues most important to them. This town meeting is open to the public on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 1:30 PM CT in the Memorial Hall, located at 120 North Jefferson Street in Sigourney, IA.

Loebsack Representative Visits Oskaloosa

Congressman Dave Loebsack will have Brianna Dennison, Loebsack’s District Representative, in Oskaloosa on Thursday, March 15. Dennison will be at the Mahaska County Courthouse (third floor conference room) from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. She will be on hand to work with individuals who are having difficulty with a government agency, have suggestions for Dave, or would just like to share their concerns. Public invited.


Eggs & Issues at Smokey Row

The featured panel for Eggs & Issues at Smokey Row will be Senator Ken Rozenboom, Representative Guy VanderLinden, and Representative Larry Sheets. Aaron Riggs will be the Moderator. The setting is informal and encourages those attending to personally meet and speak to their elected representatives. MidWestOne Bank will provide complimentary coffee.

Despite Government Shutdown, WIC Runs As Usual

According to Cindy Meiners of the American Home Finding Association, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (known to most as WIC) is currently up and running “as usual”. WIC clinics are open for appointments and participants may use their WIC cards as they would normally use them.

“Because of the government shutdown, some may think that WIC has shut down,” Meiners says. “However, we are still open at this time.”



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