Tag Archives: Iowa Juvenile Home

New Legislative Session Starts Next Week

One of the great pleasures of my young life was to read the incredibly droll and wry way that young Des Moines Register columnist Donald Kaul would approach the opening of the Iowa legislature every year. Kaul would then follow … Continue reading

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Iowa Juvenile Home And Other Thoughts

I have been a bit confused by what exactly is going on with the Iowa Juvenile Home. Seems like in January we had a crisis from nowhere which resulted in the almost immediate shutdown and then it was out of … Continue reading

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas In Iowa

by Carol Thompson “There are 20 girls still living there who do not know where they will be at Christmas, and 93 dedicated state staffers who will be unemployed in January.” Yes, Virginia, there is a Grinch. Sometimes he resides … Continue reading

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