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Iowa’s Western Skies Scenic Byway offers

(Editor’s note: Check with the establishments on updated hours/closures when planning your trip.) By Cindy Hadish/for Edible Iowa River Valley Vibrant small towns and idyllic views of rural Iowa define the Western Skies Scenic Byway, stretching 142-miles-long through Harrison, Shelby, Audubon and Guthrie counties in west-central Iowa. “One big part of the uniqueness of this […]

State official maintains he saw students...

State official maintains he saw students, teachers in school when asbestos was “floating in the air” as school district claims “inaccuracies” in report

By Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan Iowa’s top asbestos official stands by his observations of the asbestos removal at Washington High School, even as the Cedar Rapids School District tries to raise questions about the report. Tom Wuehr said when he visited the school this summer in response to a complaint about asbestos removal during school renovations, […]