Travis Fischer

10/17/2017 - 10:23pm
Environmental enthusiasts from across the area gathered in Ventura on Tuesday, Oct. 10 for the 2017 REAP Assembly meeting. REAP (Resource Enhancement and Protection) is a state conservation program dedicated to supporting and maintaining Iowa's natural environment through grants and education programs. Every other year REAP Regional Assemblies are held, allowing the public to learn about how...
09/26/2017 - 5:10pm
The Geneva Market has finally come home. For its fourth year in operation, the bi-annual Geneva Market held their first weekend event within the city of Geneva on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23. Previously held at nearby Maynes Grove Park, this fall's marketplace was set up at their new location, the former Geneva school building. The...
09/26/2017 - 5:02pm
Age of the Geek Column: Well, that was the most interesting NFL Sunday in a while. Not for the games, but for the pre-show. Hundreds of players kneeling or linking arms in solidarity in defense of the right to do… well… exactly that. It all traces back to former 49er Colin Kaepernick, who last year began to sit out of the anthem as a...
09/19/2017 - 3:36pm
Age of the Geek Column: Last month I said upgrading a computer is never easy. That was an understatement. As you may remember, last August I decided it was time to give my computer a major upgrade, swapping out the decade old motherboard and processor with the current latest and greatest components. The upgrade wasn't as simple as I'd...
09/12/2017 - 10:16am
A landmark crowd flocked to Hansell over Labor Day weekend as TownsEnd Winery held their ninth annual Fall Wine Release celebration. Offering samples and selling wine by the glass, TownsEnd Winery used the weekend event to give people a chance to try their range of wines. From the sweet Red Raspberry wine to the antioxidant rich Aronia Berry wine...
09/12/2017 - 10:12am
It was a sky-high Labor Day for Compassion Flights as they held their first annual Fly-In Breakfast on Monday, Sept. 4. Opened earlier this year by Doug and Robin Pralle, Compassion Flights is a non-profit organization that provides free air travel service for area residents that have a need for transportation to receive medical treatment. When it...
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