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Obama has breakfast with small business owners in Guttenberg

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People lined the street, holding signs and waving as the president's motorcade passed through Calmar. People lined the street, holding signs and waving as the president's motorcade passed through Calmar.
GUTTENBERG (KWWL) -

President Barack Obama woke up at the Hotel Winneshiek in Decorah and Tuesday and boarded the bus, traveling down Highway 52 to have breakfast with a group of small business owners in Guttenberg.

The president passed through Calmar around 9 a.m. People lined the streets, holding signs, and waving as the motorcade passed by.

Mid-morning, the president was joined at Rausch's Cafe in Guttenberg by five Iowa business owners representing the IT and agriculture industries. The president ordered a plate of eggs and toast. At the breakfast was Michael Sexton of ManureWorks LLC in Rockwell City, Joel Althoff of Infrastructure Technology Solutions in Monticello, Kenneth Hach of Anemometry Specialists in Alta, Eric Unruh and Fern Unruh of Rolling Hills Greenhouse in West Union.

The presidential motorcade, made up of two buses, vans, SUV's and an ambulance passed through Dyersville around 11:30 a.m. The streets were lined with people, some cheering and waving flags. A few people held up signs opposing abortion.

The president continued on to Peosta where he attended the Rural Economic Forum at Northeast Iowa Community College.

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