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Message Monday - Take the high road. Move over or slow down

Monday, July 16, 2018

It’s never wrong to do the right thing. As you’ve hopefully heard by now, Iowa law was expanded July 1 to require every driver to move over or slow down whenever you approach a parked vehicle displaying flashing lights. That means if you see law enforcement, maintenance crews, utility workers, or just someone with a flat tire who has emergency flashers on, you need to move over if possible or slow down to a speed where you can safely pass...

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RAGBRAI riders taking to the roads beginning Sunday in Western Iowa

Friday, July 20, 2018

AMES, Iowa – July 20, 2018 – Thousands of bicycle enthusiasts and their entourages will be descending on Onawa this weekend for the start of the 2018 Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI). Each year, RAGBRAI riders are treated to the best hospitality Iowa has to offer in cities along the route. Some riders are early risers and take to the roads early to get to the next town. Others sleep a little later and take a more...

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