Tuesday Aug 19
Clinton County DARE essay wins at state
A dream come true. After placing second in the Clinton County D.A.R.E. essay contest, Laura Richards, a seventh-grader at Northeast Middle/High School in Goose Lake and daughter of Mike and Lynn of Clinton, took first-place honors at this year's state competition.
In Iowa, stay away from stopping school buses or temporarily lose your license
Named for a 7-year-old girl who was killed in 2011 by a speeding motorist, the law imposed mandatory penalties for anyone not stopping at least 150 feet from a school bus when the bus' red lights are flashing and its stop sign extended.