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How Hot Are You?

How Hot Are You?

                                                         HOW HOT ARE YOU?      Have you ever stopped to think, who invented the automobile air conditioning system? Probably not until it doesn’t work and then all you care about is getting it fixed and riding in comfort on these hot summer days.      The automobile air conditioning system has gone thru a lot of changes and had many different inventors in the past 100 years.      In 1902 Willis Carrier, yep that Carrier, invented the first modern electrical air conditioning residential unit. It took more than a decade for the wealthiest Americans to start installing these large, bulky units in their homes.      To get colder air quicker, pressurized refrigerants were necessary. Along came the controve ... read more

Celebrating Our Independence

Celebrating Our Independence

                                              Celebrating Our Independence        As I reflect on the 4th of July holiday, we were blessed to spend time with our family. I will forever be grateful to the brave soldiers that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our Independence from Britain. July 4th, our Nations Birthday, is a time of celebrating being an American. From all walks of life, this day and every day, we become one, AMERICANS! Let us not take this for granted.      Did you know that three of our Founding Father Presidents died on July 4th? Thomas Jefferson and John Adams passed July 4, 1826, and James Monroe passed July 4, 1831. Alexander Hamilton, founder of the New York Evening Post called this a “coincidence that has no parallel”.      Fun facts about the 4th of July ... read more

You're Never Too Old to Learn

You're Never Too Old to Learn

  YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO LEARN      This is the time of year we celebrate the graduating classes of 2019. College graduates are excited to start their new career or continue to pursue higher education.  Some high school graduates will continue to college, others may be entering the workforce. However, there is a current trend to encourage students to enter the trade school.      Fort Madison is fortunate to have a dedicated building trades teacher, Clint Kobelt. He is teaching his students a valuable skill that can earn them a good living without having a large debt. His dedication shows with the awards received in State competition and SCC’s Skills Throwdown.      The automotive field is looking for those bright minds that find satisfaction in problem-solving and working with their hands. With the technician shortage across the U.S., both independent repair shops and dealerships are having a hard tim ... read more

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