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  • Loebsack praises Senate passage of Farm Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. - Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement after the Senate passed the five-year, bipartisan farm bill sending it to the president for his signature. Loebsack has been fighting for over two years to get a long

    February 6, 2014

  • Focus on measures that benefit all Iowans WEST DES MOINES – Iowa Farm Bureau Federation members will continue to work to advance Iowa’s water quality and soil conservation efforts, protect property taxpayers and improve Iowa’s road and bridge infrastructure in the 2014 legislative session. A

    January 21, 2014

  • 011614 Danielsen Award Photo Danielsen's take renewable fuels marketing award DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced that Russ and Barb Danielsen from Southern Iowa Oil and Jason Stauffer from STAR Energy are the 2014 winners of the Secretary’s Biodiesel and Ethanol Marketing awards. The awards were

    January 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • ANF initiative helps ring In 'Season Of Giving' WEST DES MOINES -- The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and the University of Iowa Athletic Department are bringing some much-needed assistance to the Iowa Food Bank Association with a special donation of $21,500 through the America Needs Farmers initiati

    December 30, 2013

  • 2014 Crop Fair at Honey Creek JOHNSTON -- This winter's crop fair has a program designed to help local growers deal with the volatility in modern agriculture, according to organizers with the Iowa Corn Growers Association and Iowa Corn Promotion Board. The program will be held Ja

    December 30, 2013

  • 121713 Land Values Graphic Value reaches historic $8,716 statewide average AMES -- Average Iowa farmland value is estimated to be $8,716 per acre, an increase of 5.1 percent from 2012, according to results of the Iowa Land Value Survey conducted in November. Values increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row and achieved

    December 17, 2013 1 Photo

  • 121213 Exline Ramblers Photo 2 Make Christmas special There are no limits to caring. The Exline Ramblers wanted to rethink Christmas and make it about giving back. They wanted to carry out their theme for this year, "Happy, Happy, Happy," from "Duck Dynasty." On Saturday, Dec. 7 the Ramblers visited th

    December 12, 2013 2 Photos

  • More than 1,000 members from around Iowa celebrate 'Generations of Innovation' WEST DES MOINES -- Diverse farmers from across the state gathered in Des Moines this week to celebrate the successes of 2013, while finding new ideas to keep next-generation agriculture thriving in Iowa. "The 95th annual Iowa Farm Bureau theme, 'Gen

    December 10, 2013

  • Morris new member of American Angus Association Joe Morris, of Centerville, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo. Junior members of the association are eligible to register cattle in

    December 7, 2013

  • 120513 Franklin Farmhands Photo Members met on Nov. 20 for their regular meeting The Franklin Farmhands met on Nov. 20 for their regular meeting and election of officers. New members to the club were Zoe Joiner and John Merritt. Some things that were discussed were beef weigh in on Dec. 14 at the fairgrounds. Jan. 11 is the 4-H b

    December 5, 2013 1 Photo

  • FFA senior is the spotlight Hunter Moore is the son of Brad and Kim Moore of Udell. Hunter has been a member of the Centerville FFA Chapter for four years. While in FFA, Hunter has held offices such as the president and sentinel. Hunter's Supervised Ag Experience project has b

    December 4, 2013

  • 111913 FFA Photo Centerville FFA Greenhand initiation The Centerville FFA Chapter held their Greenhand initiation and soup supper in the cafeteria at Lakeview Elementary on Nov. 7. FFA members made the chili and the chicken noodle soup and Centerville Schools made the cinnamon rolls. There were 36 memb

    November 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • 111813 Farmhands Photo Franklin Farmhands plan awards banquet basket The Franklin Farmhands met on Oct. 13 at the Promise City shelter house to pick up trash along Highway 2. Several members and their families came to help. After that was completed a meeting was called to order by Anthony Furlin. Market beef weigh-in

    November 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • 111813 Bin Rescue Photo Grain bin training More than 60 fire and EMS personnel from 16 agencies in Wayne, Decatur, Clarke, Lucas and Appanoose counties attended a grain bin rescue class Nov. 9 and 10 at the Humeston Fire Station. The Humeston Fire Department received a grant from DuPont-Pion

    November 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • 110813 Greenhand Photo FFA Greenhand breakfast The Centerville FFA Chapter sponsored a breakfast for new members on Nov. 6. The goal is for new members to work towards their Greenhand Degree. Greenhand FFA Degrees are given out at the chapter level. To receive a Greenhand FFA Degree, members must

    November 8, 2013 1 Photo

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

A. I support the ordinance
B. I do not support the ordinance
C. Not sure
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