The Daily Freeman Journalhttp://www.freemanjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 1 Feb 2015 16:03:44 EDTSun, 1 Feb 2015 16:03:44 EDT in love with books in February I was in 4th grade, I experienced my first tragic romance. I've always been an avid reader, and by the time I was nine years old, I was consuming book after book in my free time.Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTFFA chapters visit the Capitol past Tuesday we had FFA Chapters from across the state visit the Capitol. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to eat lunch and visit with the local chapters from Boone and Roland-Story.Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTUnemployment down to 4.1 percent unemployment rate in Iowa dropped from 4.3 percent in November to 4.1 percent in December according to the latest Iowa Workforce Development report. Total Iowa nonfarm employment added 2,100 jobs in December and now rests at 1,642,900 jobs.Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTMore good eats from the health fair of the Week: "Air" by Waxahatchee Running around town for work has been a bit easier as of late with come unseasonably warm weather. It also compels me to mix up my somewhat stagnant group of go-to winter meals.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWarm days of winter recent weather forecasts projected to reach to the 50 degree mark, I have received many questions from folks wondering what these warm days may do to our trees and plant.Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT