Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Landon Beachy Kalona

Area riders receive recognition
At the January 9, 2011 meeting of the Iowa Bicycle Racing Association in
Des Moines, IA, Landon Beachy (left) of Kalona (Appliance Barn) received first
place 50+ 2010 Rider of the Year award and Richard Gilmore of Washington
received second place 60+ 2010 Rider of the Year award.
Rider of the Year is awarded to riders who accumulate the most points from
road races, time trials, criterium and cyclo-cross.
For more of this story click here, Kalona News, Published Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 12:18 pm

Julie Peachey Beverdale Iowa

Potholes Poping Up "I just hit one. I hope my tires are ok," said JULIE PEACHEY who lives in the Beaverdale neighborhood of Des Moines. She's taken note of potholes popping up. "It doesn't seem as bad as last year, but I feel like they've come out earlier." Last weekend, Des Moines received 75 reports of pesky potholes. Click here for rest of the article By Jessica Daley, ABC5 News Repoter and instructions on where to report a Pot Hole.Click here for video of news cast, Julie Peachey and road crew.

Brandon Beachy Story

Brandon Beachy sits with the other pitchers and catchers during pitching practice in the batting cages at Turner Field on the first day of workouts for catchers and pitchers. How did a virtual unknown, with so little pitching experience, make his major league debut in the thick of a pennant race against the Phillies last September -- with four hours notice -- and never flinch? Click to read an amazing story By Carroll Rogers The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta Braves 5:22 Monday, February 14, 2011 Picture information, Bob Andres bandres@ajc.com Brandon Beachy sits.