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Posted inRural Voters

Democrats Debate Ag, Energy and Trade

Outside Thursday’s Democratic debate in Johnston, Iowa.Photo: Danny Engesser The Democrats met for the last time before the January 3, 2008, Iowa caucuses. They debated at the behest of the Des Moines Register newspaper. Editor Carolyn Washburn did the questioning Thursday afternoon — and there were a few instances where the candidates talked about issues […]

Posted inCool Places

The Midwest On Ice

The latest reports out of the Midwest tell us that power is gradually returning to the more than half a million people who had lost power after an ice storm raked the area, beginning early Sunday. Oklahoma was the hardest hit, but Kansas, Missouri and Illinois have also been iced over. There have been 27 […]