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Message Monday - Winter driving: if you cruise, you lose control

Monday, January 21, 2019

Take control of your vehicle on wet or icy roads. While cruise control is a great tool on dry pavement when you want to maintain a constant speed, did you know that setting the cruise on icy roads could actually cause you to lose control of your vehicle? Icy or wet roads cause your vehicle's tires to lose contact with the pavement. When this happens, the best way to maintain control is to take your foot off the gas to...

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Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission to meet Jan. 22 in Burlington

Thursday, January 17, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 17, 2019 – The Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission (MRPC) will meet Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at the Des Moines County Heritage Center Museum, 501 N. 4th Street in Burlington. Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission Agenda 10 a.m. Roll call Welcome and introductions Approval of October and December meeting minutes 10:15 a.m. Treasurer report and approval Fiscal year budget status report Interpretative center staff update Future meeting schedule -Semi-annual National MRPC meeting - Clarksdale, Mississippi; April...

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