The description of the Emerging Iowa Leader Award leaves little wonder why Jacob Handsaker received it.
Terry Wohlford had a sense of humor, especially when it came to his teenage daughter and her obsession with wearing "bling" at junior cattle shows.
Darwin Miller is the face of ISU Extension and Outreach in Hardin County. His presence at workshops, community events and other local functions has been a constant over the years.
Standing in front of the judging panel at the AQHA Youth Worlds in Oklahoma City, Camren Madden had sweaty hands.
Before Carrie Aldrich and her husband Rodney Reinertson arrived in a wooded area between Steamboat Rock and Eldora last Wednesday, they didn't know what kind of condition Ben and BeeBee - a pair of abandoned horses - would be in.
It turns out the abnormally wet and cold spring was a preview of an abnormally wet and cold fall. And farmers are feeling the effects.
Clair Rierson was the Iowa State University head baseball coach for a while. He spent years as a scout for the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Dodgers. But what he’s known for in an old and again-growing circle is being C.T. Rierson’s grandson.
Iowa and other agriculture heavy states along the Mississippi River are often held accountable for pollution downstream, even blamed for a "dead zone" about the size of New Jersey.
Growing up, Emily Mitchell was a Hardin County 4-Her from elementary school through high school. She also took part in South Hardin High School’s FFA program.
If a farmer should sell at a certain time when the market dictates it’s best to sell, Julie Roe will say so. If a farmer interested in hiring her wants to talk about her stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer, she’ll be right up front about that too.
New Providence’s reputation as a home for young entrepreneurs paid off again recently. There is no missing High Performance Livestock Equipment and Fencing Supply when coming into town from north.