Iowans give back whenever we can

Dirck Steimel

In Family Living, we’ve written over the years about many Iowa farm families who make extra efforts to give back to their rural communities. This month, we’ve got another great example, the Thiele family of Elma in northeast Iowa.

Trent and Kris Thiele, along with their three kids, have found many ways to give back to their small community. They have been foster parents, hosted foreign exchange students and worked on the county fair...

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