10/04/2016 - 2:55pm
Help us help you
Everyone has their criticisms of the media. As journalists ourselves, no one has more criticisms towards the industry than we do. It gets under our skin when we watch moderators and reporters leave comments go unchecked; it drives us absolutely crazy when we see cat videos and celebrities, and ‘he...
09/20/2016 - 4:40pm
The people v. public records
How Iowa’s public records handling can jeopardize the rights of individuals
The Des Moines Register recently reminded us all about the fragility of constitutional practices in our society.
In an article last week, the Register confirmed that newspaper...
09/13/2016 - 4:54pm
With the leaves of soybean plants and corn stalks beginning to yellow, comes the sign of the season. The fall harvest is nearly upon Iowa.
Farming has been an institution of civilization since the first settled cities, dating back centuries ago. It’s what allowed for the...
09/06/2016 - 11:08am
Investing in your community is your best investment
The financial market is a rough one to break into. Stocks, bonds, yields, dividends, rates of return, interest rates, etc., can all sound Greek to the average person who works a fulltime job. With the soul goal to provide the necessities for a family, there can be very little...
08/30/2016 - 4:01pm
America’s Drug Problem
Most everyone knows me here as the community news editor, but I also have a passion for politics. As a freshman in college, political science was my first major choice before journalism, as the political process has always left me amazed and dumbfounded.