Greene Co. Democrats rally in Grand Junction, and here’s the story in 11 photos & a few words.

Photos by MARY RICHE/Text by CHUCK OFFENBURGER GRAND JUNCTION, Iowa, Sept. 23, 2022 — The Democratic Party seems alive and well in Greene County, judging by a turnout of 88 people at the party’s annual fundraising dinner here Thursday night. Inspired by a fiery speech from Deidre DeJear, the party’s nominee for governor, the crowd…

In 25 photos & a few words, here’s the story of the 2nd annual Okoboji Writers Retreat

Photos by MARY RICHE/Text by CHUCK OFFENBURGER WAHPETON, Iowa, Sept. 22, 2022 — I felt like we’d almost checked-in at Grant Wood’s Art Colony in Stone City, back in the 1930s.  But instead, it was the second annual “Okoboji Writers Retreat” that former Des Moines Register columnist and WHO radio talkshow host Julie Gammack and her…