Friday, September 18, 2020

News Headlines! 09-18-2020

-Yesterday, Harlan Community Schools reported its first case of COVID19 among its students, and unofficial numbers indicate that there have been as many as six cases total in the district. Harlan community Schools has implemented procedures to protect students and staff, and is being dilligent with safety protocols.


-Both the Crawford County Republicans and the Crawford County Democratic Pary will both be holding events this weekend. To start off the weekend will be the Crawford County Democratic Party's unveiling of their new county office at Center Street today at 5:00 p.m. After Sheriff Jim Steinkeuhler, who is running for reelection, leads the pledge of allegiance the event will feature speeches from Iowa House District 18 candidate Damon Hopkins, who is running against State Representative Steve Holt in the November election, Iowa Senate District 6 candidate C.J. Peterson, who is running against Republican candidate Craig Williams, and Dave Muhlbauer, who is running for re-election as Crawford County Supervisor, will introduce the Democratic Candidate for Iowa's 4th Congressional District, J.D. Scholten. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. today. Earlier, Scholten was able to stop by KDSN to share his thoughts on different policies and share information on his campaign. This interview in its entirety can be found on KDSN


On the other hand, Manilla will be the sight for a parade of County Conservative Candidates on Monday, September 21st from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Band Shell Park. The event was organized by the Crawford County Republican Women, and those who go to the event are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and listen to Crawford County Supervisor Candidates, Jean Heiden and Ty Rossburg. As well as Ray Ohl, who is running against Jim Steinkuehler for Crawford County sheriff. The event will also include a light meal, music, and adhere to distancing guidelines.


-Yesterday, Congress candidates in Iowa's 4th district, Randy Feenstra and J.D. Scholten held a forum yesterday at the Boulder's Conference Center in Denison, which was hosted by the Iowa Corn Growers Association. Some of the topics discussed were the renewable fuel standard, the need for more markets, trade and relations with China, opportunities to keep young Iowans in rural Iowa, rural healthcare, broadband access, and sustainability in agriculture.


-The first of what organizers hope will become an annual event, the T-Bone Ride, will be tomorrow Sara Slater with the Audubon County Economic Development and Tourism Board told Carroll Broadcasting they are very excited to bring everyone to Audubon County and the convergence of two national trails, the American Discovery Trail and the Great American Rail-Trail. She says cyclists can tailor this event to their liking.


There are plenty of featured spots for participants to make stops on the ride. The cost for each rider is $25 and the ride will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and registration is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the blue tent outside the Audubon Rec Center.


-Matt Saunders, who is originally from Manilla, is hosting a 3rd and final “cruise night” of the year in Blair, NE tomorrow at 6:00 p.m., where those going will meet at the Blair Walmart and cruise through the town, helping promote local businesses and a big focal point was simply to have fun. This is titled the “Give Back Cruise,” and Saunders explained to KDSN why that is, and where people can learn more information.

There have been listening area participants on the previous two cruises, and there are several planning to take part in tomorrow's. This full interview is also on


-Iowa Senator and 4th Congressional District Republican candidate, Randy Feenstra, will also be a drive away from Denison tomorrow as he will be a featured speaker at tomorrow's Iowa Federation of Republican Women's Fall Conference at Wild Rose in Jefferson.

The focal points of tomorrow's event are the current state of our nation and what may lie ahead in the future.

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