Plain Conversation to Focus on Tariffs and Trade

“Trump’s Tariffs: Global, National and Local Perspectives” is the title of the next Plain Conversation, an educational series sponsored by the Sioux County Democrats. Patrick Bass, a professor at Morningside College, and Lauren Kaemingk, a commodity futures broker from Sioux Center, will speak on the topic Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Fruited Plain Café in Sioux Center.

Bass will discuss the recent tariff war from geopolitical, American institutional, national partisan, and local economic perspectives.  Kaemingk will talk about the impact of tariffs on our local agricultural economy. A question-and-answer time with the speakers will follow their remarks.

Bass has taught history at Morningside for 27 years. His research centers on U.S. foreign relations. He holds a doctorate in history from the Claremont Graduate University. Kaemingk has been a commodity futures broker with Kooima & Kaemingk Commodities in Sioux Center for 33 years.

Plain Conversation is a regular series sponsored by the Sioux County Democrats to educate voters about issues facing the U.S. and world. It is free and open to the public.

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September Meeting

The Plymouth County Democrats will be holding their regular monthly County Central Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018, at Lally’s Eastside Restaurant, 125 Plymouth Street NE, Le Mars, Iowa.
All interested Democrats are invited to attend.  Come an hour early to eat with the group.

August 20 Meeting

Mark Sturgeon
Mark Sturgeon, Chair

The Plymouth County Democrats will be holding our regular monthly County Central Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2018, at Lally’s Eastside Restaurant, 125 Plymouth Street NE, Le Mars, Iowa.

All interested Democrats are invited to attend. Come an hour early to eat with the group. Bring a friend! It’s time to get involved if we’re going to make a difference this November!

See you there…

Dave Dawson Events

Forwarding this information received from State Senate candidate Dave Dawson. If you haven’t attended a Dawson event yet or want to talk with Dave again, please consider attending and bring a friend or two. Also, Dave is knocking on doors all the time (hardest working candidate I’ve worked with), and can always always use extra help. Please help Dave however you can.

— Mark Sturgeon

Here is Dave’s info:

After completing 12 meetings so far, I have 8 town meetings left, including 4 in Woodbury and 4 in Plymouth. You are all invited to attend any or all of the meetings in your respective counties.

August 11, Craig (as well as Sgt. Bluff parade at 10 AM, and Kingsley parade at 2 PM)

August 18, Westfield

August 25, Correctionville

September 8, Pierson

September 15, Akron

September 22, Moville (as well as Salix parade)

October 6, Oyens

October 13, Luton

The locations and times are updated each week on my website www.dawsonforiowa.com as they are scheduled. I normally door knock in the town immediately after the town meeting to catch voters at home while I’m in their town. You can join me for door knocking as well, but let me know by Thursday before so I can be sure to have enough door material for you to join me.

Thanks,
Dave Dawson

June Meeting

The Plymouth County Democrats will be holding their regular monthly County Central Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2018, at Lally’s Eastside Restaurant, 125 Plymouth Street NE, Le Mars, Iowa.
All interested Democrats are invited to attend.  Come an hour early to eat with the group.

Volunteers Requested

The fourth district congressional candidates of J D Scholten, Lee Ann Jacobsen and John Paschen have been working with local county parties to set up a debate which will be held May 17, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at BJ Haan auditorium at Dordt College.

We are being asked for volunteers willing to be on the committee to assist in making arrangements and helping to run the event.  If you are interested, the county chair contact, Lyle Vanden Berg, has set up a meeting to work on the details for the debate.  The committee will meet on April 4 at 7 p.m., in room 317 in the campus center at Dordt College in Sioux Center.  You can email Lyle directly at lylev58@yahoo.com.

January Meeting

The Plymouth County Democrats will be holding their regular monthly County Central Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018, at Lally’s Eastside Restaurant, 125 Plymouth Street NE, Le Mars, Iowa.

All interested Democrats are invited to attend. Come an hour early to eat with the group.

December Meeting

The Plymouth County Democrats will be holding their regular monthly County Central Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017, at Lally’s Eastside Restaurant, 125 Plymouth Street NE, Le Mars, Iowa.

All interested Democrats are invited to attend.  Come an hour early to eat with the group.

Dr. Todd Wendt

Members of the Democratic Party from both Woodbury and Plymouth County voted to unanimously nominate Dr. Todd Wendt of LeMars as their candidate for the special election to be held on December 12, 2017.

“It is an honor for me to be nominated as the Democratic candidate for Iowa Senate District 3 by the county precinct delegates from Plymouth and Woodbury counties.  I’ve spent my life working for families from all sides of the political aisle.  If elected, I will continue that path to work to end the gridlock and turmoil that plagues us from the State House in Des Moines.”

Dr. Todd WendtBiography

Todd was born and raised in Sioux City and has spent the past 17 years as superintendent of schools in LeMars. During his time as superintendent he was very active in following the state legislature.  Todd is the son of late State Representative Roger Wendt.

After working with students, parents, employees, board members, and communities the past 34 years, Todd is ready to take his commitment to working for others to another level. He wants to work at the policy level to restore the legislative commitment to providing a quality public education for all, implementing responsible fiscal and tax policy, protecting the rights of individuals, and working together on Iowa’s priorities.

Todd Wendt’s Contact Information
(712) 539-0235
todd.wendt13@gmail.com
www.toddwendtforiowa.com
www.facebook.com/wendtforiowa
Twitter @ToddWendt4Iowa

October Meeting

The Plymouth County Democrats will be holding their regular monthly County Central Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017, at Lally’s Eastside Restaurant, 125 Plymouth Street NE, Le Mars, Iowa.
All interested Democrats are invited to attend.  Come an hour early to eat with the group.