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Iowa’s low mark from American Cancer Society

Aug 27, 2014 3:28pm

To the editor:

It is really not surprising that Iowa has been given low marks in the fight against cancer by the American Cancer Society. It is especially upsetting after the $1.7 billion...

Luna Moth

Luna moth

Aug 27, 2014 2:29pm

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Ernst too radical for Iowa

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

Recently I heard Joni Ernst call President Obama a “dictator” and

propose his impeachment. The Constitution defines impeachment at the federal

level and limits impeachment to “The...

Nancy Itani - nitani@adelnews.com

Mother does know best

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

My mom, Helen Nicholas, is about traditional, long-term fashion. To this day she dresses casual, comfortable, but appropriately for any occasion.

My mom has nice taste and great style. She...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

Hopping for Joy

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

I had a big surprise in a very small package as I walked across my kitchen floor this morning. A very small toad, less than 3/4 inches long, was making his way across the floor, and I had to move...

Care For Yourself

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

If you are a woman from age 40 – 64 and do not have insurance that covers important cancer screenings, please contact Ann or Vivian at Dallas County Public Health, 515-993-...

Van Meter Library 072417

Jul 24, 2014 12:00am

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Hello from Van Meter! What beautiful weather. There have been so many of you out to say Hello and check out what we...

Finding a 4H project living in a small town

Jul 23, 2014 2:34pm

All across Iowa, county fairs are being held. While many offer entertainment for all ages – rides and games for the kids, car races and demolition derbies, musical acts, and...

Affordable Care Act provides grants to Iowa

Jul 16, 2014 4:53pm

To the Editor:

With $10 million out of $26 million in new Iowa Grants under the Affordable Care Act, Mercy Hospital systems will be able to upgrade their networks. The grant includes 25...

Eyes of the world have centered on Brazil

Jul 16, 2014 4:46pm

It’s hard for some of us, who grew up in rural Iowa many decades ago, to imagine how the whole world could be caught up on a bunch of people from around the world who have gathered to kick a ball...

Eb Griper’s political frustrations

Jul 16, 2014 4:45pm

It was a rainy day and I had a strong thirst for a cup of coffee. I pulled into the coffee shop parking lot and parked next to a familiar vehicle–Eb Griper’s old Studebaker pick-up.

Inside...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

Put those butts where they belong

Jul 16, 2014 4:44pm

I feel another grump coming on about how some people carelessly discard their cigarette butts. My sweet puppy recently ate and swallowed one he picked up the ground, causing me considerable worry...

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