House Representative and Candidate Ross Wilburn, Hispanic Heritage, Disposal of Leaves and Pumpkins

Ross Wilburn (Democrat) incumbent candidate for State Representative in House District 46, (North Ames and the western parts of Story County), discusses priorities for the next four years, his work in the state legislature, effects of the Coronavirus in the area, and his view that new legislators are needed to move forward with important legislation such as better support for health care or environmental protections. Wilburn assumed the office of State Representative in House District 46 in 2019 and is running unopposed.

NationalHispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15), honors the cultures and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Klever Miranda, president of Latinx Student Initiativesat Iowa State University, talks about being a first generation American. Klever grew up in Des Moines. His parents are from Ecuador. He describes the country of his heritage, as well as the need for ISU students to support each other against feeling marginalized while at the university. 

Susan Gwiasda, Public Relations Officer for the City of Ames and Resource Recovery System Superintendent Bill Schmitt anounce details about No-Charge Yard Waste Days for Story County residents. They also tell you where to bring your used pumpkins and gourds for city composting.  The Great Pumpkin Disposal Program will start up at the end of October when you can bring them to the Resource Recovery Plant at 110 Center Street where containers will be provided at the curb.

Anna Banana offers Heart to Heart messages.

 

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Originally broadcast 10/15/2020
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