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Randy Feenstra Raises Record Amount to Face Off with Steve King, SPM News, 5:32

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State Senator Randy Feenstra of Hull says that in the first months of seeking to oust fellow Republican Steve King in the Iowa 4th congressional district seat in the 2020 election, he has raised more than $260,000.

Feenstra in a Friday release to the Journal summarized fundraising for the first three months of the year. He said the $260,000 marks the highest amount ever raised over the first quarter by any first-time Republican congressional candidate in Iowa.

Feenstra announced in January he would run against King.

Recovery from disasters like the flooding along the Missouri River often includes search and rescue crews, including teams of dogs.

A woman from Southern Iowa Robin Greubel (Groo-buhl) is one of the canine handlers for a volunteer group…

0405 Greubel two: 19 proficient level   (we’re responsible for all of our own training, for maintaining certification and the health and welfare of our own canine. , so on average, most search and rescue volunteers spend between five and ten thousand dollars a year of their own money making sure that their dog is at a proficient level)

Greubel who is from Lucas has been part of canine search and rescue for 19 years. She says depending on the assignment there could be as little as two or as many as 95 canine handlers on the scene. She says it is likely her team will be called to Nebraska to assist law enforcement officials.

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