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What’s going on at Emmet County Extension?

December 12, 2014 This month’s column was written in collaboration by Brenda Schmitt, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Family Finance Specialist and by Nancy Clark, ISU Extension Nutrition and Health Speciali. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Open containers and party buses

December 12, 2014 Q: How do "party busses" and limousines get past the open container laws pertaining to opened alcohol for passengers in vehicles? Would the driver be at risk for any charges? A: Iowa’s open... more »»

The Writing Life - The importance of research

December 5, 2014 Editor’s note: This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itself. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Driving while filming

November 21, 2014 Q: I am seeing more and more posts on social media of drivers who are taking photos and video while they are driving. I have also seen these videos on TV news broadcast. more »»

Ask a Trooper: A forgotten holiday?

November 7, 2014 This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. more »»

What’s going on at Emmet County Extension?

November 7, 2014 During the holiday-preparation season, many people seem more strained, because they are suffering from overload. No doubt this pressure comes from wanting to give their families the best holiday ever. more »»

The Writing Life - Kindle reading is Nov. 20

October 31, 2014 Editor’s note: This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itself. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Passing at intersections

October 31, 2014 Q: Is it illegal to pass someone at an intersection? What about tractors and combines? Does the law allow for passing these vehicles because they are moving so much slower? A: This is an excellent... more »»

Ask a Trooper: What is ‘Social Hosting’?

October 17, 2014 Question: What is Iowa’s new ‘Social Hosting’ law? A. Requires large corporations to host parties for employees on a semi-annual basis. . more »»

ISU Report: Income inequality growing in Emmet County

October 10, 2014 This month I want to share the results of a study conducted by Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach rural sociologist David Peters which shows growing income inequality is increasing i... more »»

The Writing Life - Exercises in creative writing

October 3, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itself. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Tractor lighting rules

September 26, 2014 Q: Are radar detectors and fuzz busters illegal in Iowa? A: One of the most popular questions asked of troopers at lunch has always been, ‘How fast can I go without being stopped?’ This question is... more »»

What’s going on at the Extension?

September 12, 2014 Registrations are currently being accepted for Emmet County Leadership 2014, a program designed to maximize the strengths and skills of current and future community leaders. more »»

The Writing Life - Building your book for kindle

September 5, 2014 This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itsel. more »»

The Way to Wellness - Hitting the trail for better health

August 29, 2014 Editor’s note: The following is a monthly column from a member of the Emmet County Wellness Coalition. Every once in a while (not nearly often enough) I like to go hiking on one of our area trails. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Tractor lighting rules

August 29, 2014 Q: I am the owner of a small farm operation in northwest Iowa. We don’t have the resources to purchase the newer and larger tractors/combines that you see on the road today. more »»

What’s going on at the Extension?

August 8, 2014 Another fair is in the history books and what a great fair it was! There were many outstanding projects and livestock entries this year and the weather was wonderful! Thank you to all the youth,... more »»

Ask a Trooper: Zero tolerance law

August 8, 2014 Q: What does the Zero Tolerance law actually mean when it pertains to under age 21 drinking and driving? If the law is . more »»

The Writing Life - Points of View

August 1, 2014 This is a monthly column on the writing process. Topics will range from books and authors to writing conferences and workshops to the writing process itself. more »»

Ask a Trooper: Fine amounts

July 18, 2014 Q: What are the fine amounts for these violations (listed in the answer)? Perhaps if people knew how much a fine costs, they would be less likely to commit the traffic violation. more »»

 
 
 

 

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