In 1964 and 1965, activist Shelton Stromquist volunteered in Warren County, Mississippi registering voters during the height of the civil rights movement. Shelton Stromquist was in Ames for a fundraising reception in support of Brad Anderson, candidate for Iowa Secretary of State.
The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol.
For more than three decades, the Harkin Steak Fry has featured political luminaries such as Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, Senator Al Franken, and all of the major Democratic presidential candidates in 2003 and 2007.
This year, to mark the 36th Harkin Steak Fry, we have big news: