Originally broadcast 10/15/2018
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Dennis Hart gives a summary of Iowa news from the past week.
Opening speeches are heard from candidates running for open seats for Iowa House districts 45, 46, and 48. The forum was held at the Nevada Public Library, hosted by The Leagueof Women Voters for Ames and Story County. Iowa House districts 45, 46, and 48 cover the towns of Ames, Kelly, Gilbert, Slater and Sheldahl and the townships of Grant, Washington, Milford, Franklin, Lafayette, and northern Story County.
Pat Schlarbaum brings a report on the Eastern Tiger Salamanders who are currently migrating in Iowa.
Brenda Dryer, who works with Ames Economic Development and is Director of Workforce Solutions, Discusses the job market in Story County and development projects. She announces that Ames has been identified as the nation’s best job market by CNBC, and also that an Iowa Works office has moved to Ames. This is a support center for people looking for work, including coaching for job interviews and office facilities for public use. The office is located at 912 Lincoln way across from the Highway Commission building. Dryer also reminded job-seekers that jobs are posted at their web site, Work in Ames.