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Adel City Mayor James Peters

Dear Chief McNeill…

Jul 01, 2015 9:00am

On behalf of the city council, staff and the citizens of Adel, I would like to express my sincere appreciation and deepest sense of gratitude for your 29 years of dedicated service to the City of...

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President should have addressed debt

Feb 04, 2015 10:48am

To the editor:

Two weeks ago, I joined Americans across the country to watch President Obama deliver his State of the Union Address. But there was something missing this year. I couldn’t...

Koch’s bid to buy ‘free speech’ in American

Feb 04, 2015 10:47am

To the editor:

Every American should be concerned about the Koch brothers’ announcement to spend close to $1 billion on the 2016 campaign. That amount will exceed the combined amount that...

Bill Haglund Bhaglund13@msn.com

Antiquing on this day became much more than old ‘things’

Feb 04, 2015 10:46am

The antique mall was packed with items from the past. Not wanting to miss anything during a recent visit there with my wife, I was painstakingly meandering down row after row, trying not to miss a...

Devon Murphy-Petersen devonm@waukee.lib.ia.us

White Pole Road

Feb 04, 2015 10:39am

I love driving two-lane roads in Iowa. It’s a pleasure to get off the interstate, slow down a bit, look around, and enjoy the ride. Whatever the season, another beautiful scene is waiting just...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

My furry friends

Feb 04, 2015 10:38am

With my husband George having been gone for eight months now, I am reminded of how much comfort my pets, three cats and a puppy, have been to me. The cats join me on my bed, purring and enjoying...

Ann Cochran Health Navigation Coordinator – Dallas Co. Public Health Ann.Cochran@co.dallas.ia.us

Measles

Feb 04, 2015 10:37am

You have no doubt heard news of recent cases of measles in California and in Nebraska. There are currently no measles cases in Iowa. However, there are a few things you should know about this...

Iowa State Senator Jake Chapman

Weekly report from Iowa State Senator Jake Chapman

Jan 22, 2015 1:01am

The Iowa legislature is back in session with key issues on the table for 2015. Governor Branstad gave his annual Condition of the State address. While we don’t yet have the details for all of his...

Ann Cochran Health Navigation Coordinator with Dallas Co. Public Health Ann.Cochran@co.dallas.ia.us

What Kind of Cancer?

Jan 22, 2015 1:00am

This article may make some readers uncomfortable. The topic is cervical cancer. Every year about a third of the women diagnosed with it die. Cervical cancer starts in the cells lining the cervix...

Bill Haglund

A quick trip turned frightening pretty quickly

Jan 22, 2015 1:00am

Watching an old television program on Memorable TV – something I tend to enjoy – a big old Lincoln Continental from the early 1960s caught my eye, or rather the doors caught...

Ann Welch ann4plus1@yahoo.com

Blocking the Keystone Pipeline Project

Jan 22, 2015 1:00am

I expect people may wonder about what the controversy is regarding the Keysrtone Pipeline project. President Obama has been against this project for 6 years now, and he may have trouble stopping...

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