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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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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...

Sarah Nelson

Thanks for the memories

May 08, 2014 12:01am

I wrote an article this week about the Waukee School-to-Work program, and I, myself, am an intern through that program. Well, by the time this runs, I will have just one day left as a School-to-...

Celebrating National Nurses Week

May 08, 2014 12:01am

To the Editor:

National Nurse’s Week is celebrated May 6-12. This year, the theme is “Nurses Leading the Way.” Every day nurses step forward, embracing new technologies, educating,...

Hatch is unfit for Iowa

May 08, 2014 12:01am

To the Editor:

Senator Bill Dix was right when he said the Iowa Democrats were interested in following the “orders of the union bosses to launch the campaign of Jack Hatch for governor.” For...

LeeAnne Opie

Ready, Set, Retire: Independent Living vs. Assisted living: What are the differences?

May 08, 2014 12:01am

Independent living is just what the terminology states, living independently. No one is going to tell you what time to get up, when to eat, check to see when you leave or return, make sure you get...

Thank You from the Good Samaritan Food Pantry

May 08, 2014 12:01am

To the Editor:

What a wonderful communities we live in! The support that came from the citizens of not only Adel, but the surrounding communities was just overwhelming for the Good Samaritan...

Arvid Huisman

Country Roads: Still curious after all these years

May 08, 2014 12:01am

Children go through a stage when they can ask questions non-stop for hours. Where do babies come from, Daddy? Why is that man so fat? How do cows make milk? What’s my belly button for? If men don’...

Capitalism at its best

May 08, 2014 12:00am

To the Editor:

The University of Northern Iowa is partnering with 41 companies like Deere & Company, Rockwell Collins and 3D Systems as well as 22 other universities and labs, like ISU...

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