The City of Story City received the 2012 Tree City USA Growth Award at the 23rd annual Community Forestry Awards luncheon held at the Stoney Creek Inn on April 2, 2013. Pictured above are (from left) Chuck Gipp, Director of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources; Mike Jensen, President of Story City Trees Forever; John Moran, Story City Trees Forever; and Paul Tauke, State Forester. —photo submitted