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ELECTION 2014: Paul Pate Wants to Return as Secretary of State Pt. 1 of 3

He is the President of Pate Asphalt Systems in Marion and recently served as Mayor of Cedar Rapids from 2002 –2006. While Mayor, Pate was elected President of the Iowa League of Cities representing over 870 municipalities and served as Co-Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Committee on Homelessness. He is a nationally recognized small business


ELECTION 2014: Huisinga Wants to Represent District 8 in the Legislature

Nancy Paule Huisinga Huisinga had her childhood in Belmond, but makes Clarion her home.  She is a home health and hospice care nurse in Wright County while she also  co-owned and operated a registered daycare in Clarion.  She graduated from Belmond High School and Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant. She believes that there is a disconnect between the people in District

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Saturday Morning Fishing Report

The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the district fisheries office at the phone number listed at the end of each district report.   NORTHWEST Beeds Lake Boat fisherman are getting bluegills, crappies, and yellow bass