Lake Park, Iowa, celebrates Farmers Appreciation Days
1/4: Shriners from the Abu-Bekr Cornhuskers Shrine Club put the Little Red Express Trucks through the paces at the Lake Park, Iowa Farmers Appreciation Day Parade. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
2/4: The Lake Park Historical Society and Federated Women's Club throw candy from a 1966 Impala convertible during the Farmers Appreciation Day Parade. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
3/4: Angela Herrig of Reimers Contracting LLC take first base as first baseman Jason Baumgarn from Head Strong Salon bobbles the softball. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
4/4: The Great Lakes Insurance Agency clown car takes the show with its antics during the Lake Park Farmers Appreciation Day Parade. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
The North Dakota Highway Patrol investigated the Wednesday, Jan. 25, crash.
Fundraising is underway to move the giant ball of twine from the Highland, Wisconsin, home of creator James Frank Kotera, who died last month at age 75, 44 years after starting the big ball.
“We see that when things happen in the coastal areas, a few years later, they start trending toward the Midwest,” said Rep. Ben Krohmer, serving his first term in the House.
“This is sensationalism at its finest, and it does not deserve to be heard in our state capitol,” Rep. Erin Healy, a Democrat and one of 10 votes against the bill in the 70-person chamber, said.