Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s nomination to be the new ambassador to China will scramble Iowa’s 2018 political picture. First, Democrats now know they won’t have to face the man they have never been able to beat. Meanwhile, Republicans who may have been considering a run for the office in the event the governor didn’t seek a seventh term now will have to deal with the fact that Lt.
Keene police are investigating an early morning home invasion involving a woman with blue hair and a man wearing a mask. Police are searching for both suspects, who were allegedly armed with a hammer and a crowbar.
Robert Fox, photographic artist and gallery owner, knows the importance of integrating the artist within with a business methodology.
In the fall of 2003, Fox bought the former Mote Brothers Frame Shop downtown, renamed it The Modern Gallery and Framing Co., and began showcasing his abilities as an artist and experienced woodworker creating custom frames.
His years working for the University of Iowa’s photo service department, coupled with 20-plus years of commercial woodworking, contributed to the perfect experience platform for launching his new frame/gallery format.
“Coming into this, I knew the money was going to be made on the framing side of the business, but the gallery idea just made it even more fun,” Fox explained.
While his own black and white photography was always available, he had rarely displayed it.
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly to run the Department of Homeland Security, turning to a blunt-spoken border security hawk who clashed with the Obama administration over women in combat and plans to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, according to people familiar with the decision.