Chronicle Staff

12/09/2014 - 12:06pm
Third-straight tuition freeze good, but questions loom        The Iowa Board of Regents last week approved a tuition freeze at the state’s three tax-funded universities for the third year in a row. It was an unprecedented move that will no doubt help cash-strapped students, but questions exist as Iowa lawmakers and university officials plan for the future....
12/02/2014 - 4:05pm
Uncertainty abounds following latest RFS announcement        A recent development regarding the nation's ethanol industry was a mixed bag of news for grain farmers across Iowa. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delayed a decision that would reduce the amount of blended ethanol required in the nation's...
11/25/2014 - 1:48pm
Instigating immigration reform        President Barack Obama’s controversial decision to exercise executive authority and loosen America’s immigration laws was yet another boiling point in the endless debate over our nation’s southern border. Some lawmakers criticized the president’s actions...
11/10/2014 - 11:16pm
Paying up on promises        The political landscape in Iowa changed very little following last week’s election. The state House of Representatives stayed red, the Senate stayed blue, and Terry Branstad won an unprecedented sixth term in governor’s office. Post-election news coverage has been littered...
11/04/2014 - 11:01am
Thanks, vets!        Next Tuesday is Veterans Day; our country’s annual salute to the service men and women who’ve dedicated years of time and energy protecting our freedoms at home and abroad. Sometimes we take their sacrifices for granted, but Nov. 11 provides us with a special day to express our...
10/28/2014 - 4:18pm
Election Day 2014        Nearly everyone is now aware that next Tuesday marks the close to this seemingly never-ending election season. Mud has flown feverishly since June, and Nov. 4 certainly comes as a welcomed sight for most voters across the state.      Television stations, radio airwaves...
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