U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees from Le Claire Iowa Lock and Dam 14, Darrel Navratil (far L), Brad Hank (second from left), and Lock Master Jim Trail (far right) were presented the 75 year Honored Institution Award. MIC Steve Kuhl (third from left), NWS Davenport, IA, presented the award. Weather records for the Lock and Dam 14 date back to March 1938. The Lock and Dam was open on May 13th, 1938. Photo by HMT Tom Olsen
Monmouth, IL extension of the University of Illinois Northwestern Agriculture Research Center employees (from left-right), Marty Johnson, and Brian Mansfield were presented the 25 year Honored Institution Award. Met Intern Tim Gross (taking picture), NWS Davenport, IA, presented the award. Each year, about 50 different projects are conducted on the 320 acre site by up to 12 campus-based project leaders and the center superintendent.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lockmaster, Steve Felderman, accepted the 25yr Honored Institution Award on behalf of all Rock Island, Illinois Lock and Dam 15 employees. The award was presented by MIC Steve Kuhl of NWS Davenport, IA. Photo taken by HMT Tom Olsen
The Mount Pleasant Iowa Radio Station KILJ owner Paul Dennison (right), accepted a 25 Year Honored Institution Award from HMT Tom Olsen (left), NWS Davenport. Primary observer, John Kuhens, was not available. In addition to taking daily temperature and precipitation readings, John also downloads data from the FPR-E every month. Photo by MIC Steve Kuhl.
Helen and Robert St. Clair of Luray Missouri were presented a 20 year Length of Service Award. In addition to taking daily precipitation readings, Helen and Robert download data from the Fischer Porter Replacement (FPR-E) monthly. The staff at the National Weather Service Office in Davenport Iowa thanks you both for volunteering your time and energy to the COOP Observing Program. Presenting the award was HMT Tom Olsen of NWS Davenport, Iowa. Photo by Met Intern Tim Gross