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Sunday Talk With Senator Grassley on Work Visas

Sunday Talk With Senator Grassley on Work Visas

Q: What is an H-1B Visa? A:  An H-1B visa is a temporary, employment-based visa status for skilled foreign guest workers. Administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the H-1B program allows U.S. employers to hire foreign workers for jobs requiring a college degree or equivalent experience.  The fast-growth IT industry has a high


NORTH IOWA OUTDOORS: Frog and Toad Survey Workshops Scheduled in April

Since 1991, volunteers around the state have been performing frog and toad surveys for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The 2015 monitoring season is rapidly approaching and the DNR is looking to recruit new volunteers to get involved with this important citizen science program, said Stephanie Shepherd, wildlife biologist who coordinates the program

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NORTH IOWA OUTDOORS: Space Still Available at Spring Outdoors Woman Workshop

The Iowa Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program still has reservation space available for its second annual spring workshop at Honey Creek Resort State Park. The two-and-a-half-day event will be held April 24-26, 2015. Most classes still have openings, but are filling fast. Classes still open include introduction to firearms, fishing, preparing your harvest, turkey hunting, fly