A GRIM PICTURE–MINIMUM WAGE by Mary Ann Ahrens, West Des Moines, Iowa   We hear much talk about growing Iowa and increasing our economic development base. We know that, in order to grow Iowa and recruit new business, one must have a trained workforce that earns living wages.   The reality is that we have thousands of workers in Iowa earning minimum wages that have not kept pace with inflation.   It is unconscionable that our...