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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

Hopping for Joy

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

Care For Yourself

Jul 24, 2014 9:01am

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Fun at the movies

Jun 05, 2014 9:04am

Being a life-long movie lover I have to comment on what my family and I saw on the silver screen this week end. Specifically I am a great enthusiast of good monster movies, and “Godzilla” surely...

Letter to the editor 6/5/14

Jun 05, 2014 9:01am

To the Editor:

We are told the answer to wasteful government spending is to outsource government functions to private businesses. There are two ways a company can save money over what...

A fantasy, a mystery, an adventure, a secret society, and a little romance too

May 29, 2014 10:08am

I just listened to a fabulous debut book, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan. After techie Clay Jannon is laid off from his San Francisco web design job during the recession, he...

Mentoring for beginning teachers

May 29, 2014 10:08am

To the Editor:

Iowa state legislators need to be persuaded to financially support full-release mentoring for beginning teachers. This program shifts new teacher training duties to veteran...

A boast to classmates earned ‘Bumps’ a career

May 29, 2014 10:08am

With America less than a decade removed from World War II and a new conflict raging on the Korean Peninsula, young men graduating from high school in 1953 faced an uncertain future.


Summertime and the livin’ is easy

May 29, 2014 10:08am

Within the next week or so, if not already, public schools will have dismissed for the summer. Though it’s been nearly 50 years since I was a public school student I remember well the excitement...

Iowa needs management and labor balance

May 23, 2014 9:28am

To the Editor:

The Republicans now have control of the executive and legislative branches in 20 states. Influenced by business groups like the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)...

Realistic games from long ago

May 23, 2014 9:03am

There it was – “Ebbets Field.”

No, it wasn’t the long-time home of the Brooklyn Dodgers, the long-gone relic of baseball seasons past. But, it was a spot that brought back a lot of memories...

Iowa nice? Nebraska nice?

May 23, 2014 9:00am

There’s a battle brewing over niceness. Talk about an oxymoron!

You may remember that last year Scott Siepker made a You Tube video extolling the virtues of Iowa and Iowans. It was called “...

Is your home lead safe?

May 23, 2014 9:00am

Was your house or apartment building constructed before 1978? Do children under age 6 live with you or stay with you sometimes? Protect them by reading the following.

Childhood lead...

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