Tag Archives: Blog for Iowa


(Editor’s Note: Trish Nelson is taking a break from editing Blog for Iowa this July and August. One of her annual activities is riding RAGBRAI and she sent some photos of her experience this year. This is also her remembrance … Continue reading

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New Format, New Era For Blog For Iowa

We hope readers enjoy the new Blog for Iowa format, which went live July 13. We joined the broader WordPress Community for ease of administration, use, and platform stability. While we join millions of WordPress bloggers we hope our Iowa … Continue reading

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August Recess

SOLON, Iowa — While Trish Nelson takes a well-deserved break, I will attempt to fill her shoes at Blog for Iowa. Delegates from the national party conventions dispersed last week and there is a lot to write about. Party and … Continue reading

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Friday In Iowa: Writing In Public

“I’ve been reading the paper lately,” said Kevin Samek to the Solon City Council on Aug. 6 during the citizens speak agenda item. “I’m a little concerned about the north sewer trunk.” Samek had been reading my newspaper articles about … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Blogforiowa

Just a brief note on how blogforiowa and I crossed paths. I think the process I went through may be a process that many have gone through in the recent years. I have not been a highly political person all … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday Blog For Iowa

Why Philadelphia Made Me a Deaniac The 2000 election was supposed to have elected Al Gore as the first environmentalist president. He was a shoe-in after a popular Bill Clinton, or so some of us thought. What happened after the … Continue reading

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Blog for Iowa Recharged

DAVENPORT– Editors and contributors to Blog for Iowa met with our publisher on Thursday, Aug. 22, at a local restaurant to discuss the future of our blog. We plan to be around through our tenth anniversary on April 2, 2014 … Continue reading

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RAGBRAI and Iowa Politics

Trish Nelson, regular editor of Blog for Iowa, posted this photo on the Internet, reminding us that there is a world outside the confines of what Al Gore described as “the worldwide digital communications, Internet, and computer revolutions (which) have … Continue reading

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