Dennis Hart gives a summary of local news from the pages of the Ames Tribune.
The Decorah Eagles have laid their second egg! Pat Schlarbaum, KHOI environmental reporter updates us and explains why the eggs don't freeze in the February cold.
Schlarbaum also brings us recordings of State House Rally included lobbying for House File 203. A bill for an act establishing a moratorium relating to the construction, including expansion, of structures that are part of certain confinement feeding operations where swine are kept. Senator Claire Celsi, Polk County and Representative Sharon Steckman were featured.
Intern Tre Moore bings a second installment of Ames Untold: stories about parts of your town that you might not know about. He introduces Ifrah, a first-generation Sonali-American and her difficulty with adjusting to life in Central Iowa.
Ames City Public Relations Officer Susan Gwiasda and Justin Clausin, Public Works Operations Manager. They describe winter snow, ice, and rain from the perspective of the city's snow plowers. They explain exactly what has to be done, and the obstacles to their mission to keep Ames' streets drivable.
Originally broadcast 03/01/2019
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