The Daily Freeman Journalhttp://www.freemanjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 6 May 2015 17:33:22 EDTWed, 6 May 2015 17:33:22 EDT gets a new spin of the Week: "Color Her Sunshine" by Ta-ku Vinyl record sales have been seeing a revival as of late. Nielsen music reported that sales grew by 52 percent last year with more than nine million album sales in 2014.Wed, 6 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTHouse debates five budget bills Iowa House of Representatives continued our progress on passing a budget that lives within ongoing state revenue at a time when national indicators point to an economic slowdown.Wed, 6 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTTips to catch the biters we enter a new open water fishing season, it's good to get some thoughts together regarding changes in fishing techniques and fishing ideas.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTSneaky snakes you have snakes in your yard or garden? Lately, I have received many calls at the Extension Office from folks wanting to know how to get rid of these scary, slithering snakes in the grass. There are two schools of thought on snakes.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTMy parsimonious friend, Eb Griper a nearly an hour of coffee, breakfast and conversation with my cantankerous old buddy, Eb Griper, it was time to go. I left a couple of dollar bills for a tip and, out of the corner of my eye, I saw Eb throw down a dime.Mon, 4 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT