Entries by Eric Woolson

Not As Simple As It Looks

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends starting secondary schools after 8:30 a.m., but there’s much more to changing bell times than just a later pick up, Eric Woolson writes in the April 2018 issue of School Transportation News magazine article “Not As Simple As It Looks.”

State of Video

Advances in real-time video capability ‘feels like Christmas every day’ for an increasing number of yellow-bus professionals, Eric Woolson writes in the latest issue of School Transportation News magazine.

Operation Middle Ground President Speaks at 9/11 Remembrance

GRIMES, Iowa – Operation Middle Ground President and Co-Founder Jane Hargens spoke today at a 9/11 remembrance event sponsored by VisionBank, urging the audience to also “remember those who have given their lives since then in defense of our freedoms” and support returning military veterans and their families. “One of those people who defended our […]

Buckeye Battle PAC Grows Leadership Team

Buckeye Battle PAC, the independent expenditure committee supporting Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons in his U.S. Senate bid, has expanded its senior leadership team with two highly experienced political leaders, the group’s executive director said today. “We are very excited to have Gentry Collins and Eric Woolson join our growing team,” said executive director Bob Ellsworth. […]

Canadian Agriculture Official to Participate in Trade and Manufacturing Discussion at Iowa Ag Summit

DES MOINES, Iowa  – A top Canadian agricultural official will join a past president of the National Pork Producers Council and several U.S. equipment manufacturers for a panel discussion on trade and manufacturing at the Aug. 5 Iowa Ag Summit, organizers said today. Fred Gorrell of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has extensive experience with U.S.-Canada […]

USDA Secretary Perdue Confirms Participation in Iowa Ag Summit

DES MOINES, Iowa  – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will participate in the Iowa Ag Summit set for Aug. 5 to highlight trade, energy, sustainability, the environment, corporate mergers, the 2018 farm bill and other issues important to agriculture’s future, event organizer Bruce Rastetter said today. Perdue, a veterinarian and former Georgia governor, made […]

Pingora Outdoors Owner Touts Weekend Gear Swap

Dominic Keeling, who has turned his internet-based business, Pingora Outdoors, into a bricks-and-mortar retailer in Ankeny appeared on WOI-TV‘s mid-day newscast today to talk about Pingora Outdoors’ outdoor gear swap meet this Sunday. The outdoor gear swap meet will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Firetrucker Brewery, 716 […]