Chronicle Staff

04/21/2015 - 12:10pm
EAB infestations give added importance to Arbor Day   Friday marks the 143rd annual Arbor Day celebration. The holiday was established in 1872 when the Nebraska Board of Agriculture set aside a special day for planting trees, and it’s grown into a worldwide event commemorating all things tree.      Arbor Day typically brings with it little fanfare or commotion. We...
03/10/2015 - 8:08pm
Marching into Madness   This year’s exciting basketball season is guaranteed to get even crazier next week as all three of Iowa’s top schools charge into the NCAA Tournament.      It’s been a thrilling year so far. Northern Iowa, Iowa State and Iowa have given us a memorable season that’s no doubt...
03/03/2015 - 2:40pm
Body camera bill needs work        A new bill introduced last week in the Iowa Legislature has given new life to the ongoing debate over police body cameras. All law enforcement officers would be required to wear the devices on patrol if it gets approved, but certain ambiguities could dog the proposal as this year's...
02/24/2015 - 12:53pm
Another great season       Hampton-Dumont fans hardly had time to catch their breath after an exciting gridiron season this fall. Winter sports teams picked up right where the football squad left off, giving Bulldog Nation yet another victory-filled effort that didn’t go unnoticed.     Their hard work...
02/17/2015 - 12:12pm
Fuming over fireworks        Each legislative session always forces a wide variety of topics to the forefront of public discourse. Be it debate over education funding or ongoing discussion about tax breaks, the General Assembly typically exhausts a fair share of pressing issues affecting Iowans on a daily basis.  ...
02/10/2015 - 11:58am
Getting over the gas tax        Iowa’s infrastructure keeps crumbling, repair costs keep rising, and money keeps getting tighter. It’s an ongoing saga that’s been at the forefront of legislative discussion for the past four years. While there’s no cure-all solution to the state’s...
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