Roland-Story's Brad Taylor retires after 43 years

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Brad Taylor holds a giant check he received in February of 2019 when he was named a finalist and was later named Iowa Ag Teacher of the Year, receiving Nationwide's Golden Owl Award.

After 43 years as Roland-Story ag teacher and FFA Advisor, Brad Taylor is retiring. A retirement open house is being held Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Fairview Lodge, 708 Grove Ave. in Story City. "We celebrate and honor his dedication to teaching and service to the Roland and Story City communities," the Facebook invitation noted. No gifts, please. "Stop in for ice cream and treats to celebrate one awesome career!"