Local Candidates Forum Sept. 10 In Coralville; IowaWatch To Moderate

The eight candidates for four contested Johnson County, Iowa, seats in the Iowa General Assembly have been invited to participate in a candidates forum on Monday, Sept. 10, at 2 pm at the Coralville Public Library. Lyle Muller, of IowaWatch, will moderate the forum, which will be sponsored by the Johnson County Task Force on Aging.

World War I: Iowa Woman Received Recognition For Service As Nurse

“I shudder to think what the economic condition of the country and of all other countries involved will be when this awful war is over.”

Iowa History, a weekly column, appears at IowaWatch on Saturdays. Cheryl Mullenbach is the author of non-fiction books for young people. Her work has been recognized by International Literacy Association, American Library Association, National Council for Social Studies, and FDR Presidential Library and Museum. Visit her website at: www.cherylmullenbachink.com

Alice Beatle wrote to friends and family in Iowa from her post in Budapest, Hungary, in December 1914. And while Beatle expressed alarm about economic effects of war, her immediate concern was for treatment of the wounded soldiers under her care.