Missouri http://iowapublicradio.org en Neighboring States Wrestle with Many of the Same Issues http://iowapublicradio.org/post/neighboring-states-wrestle-many-same-issues <p>While there are many differences between Iowa and our neighboring states, there are also many similarities.&nbsp; For example, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently signed a bill to allow the use of a cannabis extract for the treatment of seizures, while Minnesota's state legislature is still working on a similar proposal.&nbsp; In recent weeks, an effort to decriminalize the possession of cannabis oil has gained ground in the Iowa statehouse.&nbsp; In this week's legislative show, Host Clay Masters talks with statehouse reporters in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Missouri to compare Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:06:59 +0000 Clay Masters & Katherine Perkins 39836 at http://iowapublicradio.org Neighboring States Wrestle with Many of the Same Issues Remembering the Great Flood of 1993 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/remembering-great-flood-1993 <p>It's been 20 years since the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers flooded, inundating much of the Midwest for months.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer looks back on this extensive natural disaster that affected millions of Midwesterns with IPR corespondent Dean Borg, Lester Graham who covered flooding along the Mississippi for NPR, and Bill Stowe who worked for Iowa Power and helped coordinate the isolation of Des Moines's electrical system when the Skunk River flooded the city.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:15:48 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 27536 at http://iowapublicradio.org Remembering the Great Flood of 1993 My Farm Roots: Brandon Fahrmeier http://iowapublicradio.org/post/my-farm-roots-brandon-fahrmeier <p><em>This is the ninth installment of My Farm Roots, Harvest Public Media’s series chronicling Americans’ connection to the land. </em><a href="http://www.harvestpublicmedia.org/myfarmroots"><em>Click here to explore more </em></a><a href="http://harvestpublicmedia.org/myfarmroots"><em>My Farm Roots </em></a><em>stories and to share your own.</em></p><p>Brandon Fahrmeier had a nice job as a sales rep in Ohio for a large company. He and his wife had a nice suburban home. Then they had kids. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 11:57:48 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld 7443 at http://iowapublicradio.org My Farm Roots: Brandon Fahrmeier