News

Japan Conference

Japan Conference

Photo: clipart.com

Des Moines, IA (AP) — Governors from throughout the Midwest will join next month with officials from Japan at a three-day conference in Des Moines.

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad announced Wednesday that the 2014 Midwest-U.S.-Japan Association Conference would feature governors from Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds also will attend.
A number of officials from Japan, including the nation’s ambassador to the United States, will speak at the conference.
The events will be held Sept. 7 through 9 at a downtown Des Moines hotel.

Local Headlines

in Local

Joenks Remembered

Frank-Joenks-1440517159

Frank Joenks had been the Mayor of Wahpeton since 2008...

in Local

The Huck Stops Here

huckster

Spencer, IA (KICD)–GOP Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee made a stop in Spencer this morning. The former Arkansas Governor spoke with…

in Local

National Recognition For Spencer High School Drama Department

dramaaward

Each year, 125-150 students are involved in the drama department either onstage or behind the scenes...

in Local

Storm Public Intox To Prison

News Jail1240

A Storm Lake man receives prison time, after a probation violation.

in Local

Spencer School Board

adminbuilding1240

The Spencer School board had their first meeting of the new school year.