Chronicle Staff

07/22/2014 - 10:38am
Football field renovations another plus for community        Local sports fans have more to look forward to than just football when the Hampton-Dumont Bulldogs hit the gridiron this fall. A new all-in-one ticket booth, concession stand and bathroom facility will greet visitors at the H-D football field this September, and it's poised to become yet another...
04/15/2014 - 10:26am
  Veishea suspension a justified decision                As the light poles and street signs came crashing down in Ames last Tuesday, so too did the fate of Iowa State University’s beloved Veishea celebration. The senseless alcohol-fueled destruction from a student-led...
04/08/2014 - 12:07pm
ObamaCare workweek shortchanges wage earners        Last week,  Democratic lawmakers celebrated a "milestone" when it was announced 7.1 million Americans had signed up for health coverage under the embattled Affordable Care Act (ACA). The number was higher than originally anticipated, but it was by no...
04/01/2014 - 10:15am
Unions bad news for college sports                A ruling last week granting college athletes the tentative right to unionize was the first step in an extremely long legal battle, but it could have laid the foundation for very detrimental long-term repercussions.   ...
03/25/2014 - 11:28am
 The medicinal marijuana tightrope      Though any hopes of passing a bill this year are dead, it appears Iowa's lawmakers have overwhelming support to move forward next session with the proposed legalization of medicinal marijuana here in the Hawkeye State.      The topic has been a hot-...
03/18/2014 - 2:47pm
  House misses opportunity to make Iowa roads safer        Tap, tap, tap…glance!      Tap, tap, tap…glance!      Whether we’d like to admit it or not, we’ve all texted while driving. It’s one of those societal taboos that’s...
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