Huckabee’s (almost) here

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is due in Iowa today.  Huckabee, the Republican winner of the 2008 Iowa Caucuses, is due in Okoboji (pronounced oh-koh-BOH-jee) early tihs afternoon.  He's to speak first at the Iowa Association of Business and Industry convention.  We're told his keynote speech for the ABI convention is titled: "Climate change — Iowa's business climate and how to make it hot."  Huckabee's speech is to start at 2:30 p.m.  He follows the afternoon presentations from Iowa State University College of Agriculture dean Wendy Wintersteen and American Institute of Management president Andrea Fredrickson. 

After Huckabee accepted the ABI invitation, the Bob Vander Plaats campaign organized a fundraiser in Arnold's Park, which is next door to Okoboji.  The fundraiser is to start at 4:30 p.m.  Vander Plaats endorsed Huckabee's bid for the White House and campaigned extensively with Huckabee in advance of the Iowa Caucuses.

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O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.