The Daily Freeman Journalhttp://www.freemanjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usSat, 23 May 2015 10:50:31 EDTSat, 23 May 2015 10:50:31 EDT to the city Fultz, Keep Iowa Beautiful Board member, long time friend, and retired public relations / marketing executive came into my office the other day. He brought along some items that reflected another of his great talents that of an artist.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTA busy Memorial Day weekend of the Week: "Treetop" by Clams Casino This Memorial Day weekend is shaping up to be a busy one, namely due to the expectation that JunqueFest will be bringing thousands of visitors to the area. There's still more on the radar.Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTProgress toward trade expansion to expand international trade is moving forward in the Senate. I voted in favor of debating a bill to restore Trade Promotion Authority for the executive branch.Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTIt's tree planting time is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago, as the old saying goes. Unfortunately, twenty years ago, you may have planted a tree that is now found on the "hit list" for disease or insects, such as the Emerald Ash Borer.Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTClear Lake success much of the time we hear about bodies of water or fish species that are experiencing problems, and it's good that we learn about those problems because if we don't know about them, we can't fix them.Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT