Donna Amandus http://tristatesradio.com en Fort Madison Mayoral Candidates http://tristatesradio.com/post/fort-madison-mayoral-candidates <p>The candidates vying to lead Fort Madison for the next two years each feel they have the vision, attitude and ability to move the city forward. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:49:45 +0000 Jason Parrott 43250 at http://tristatesradio.com Fort Madison Mayoral Candidates Education Top Priority for Senate Candidates http://tristatesradio.com/post/education-top-priority-senate-candidates <p>The three candidates for the Democratic nomination in Iowa&rsquo;s 42<sup>nd</sup> Senate District say they will make education a top priority.</p><p>Bob Morawitz of Fort Madison, Rich Taylor of Mount Pleasant and Donna Amandus of Fort Madison each say improvements to the education system equate to economic development.</p><p>Morawitz says the key is improving the workforce, adding &ldquo;we have a lot of people who do not have the skills and need the training.&rdquo;</p><p>He says that starts with focusing on adult education, especially as industrial jobs become more technology-based.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 02:56:02 +0000 Jason Parrott 15616 at http://tristatesradio.com Education Top Priority for Senate Candidates