09/01/2015 - 2:59pm
Righting an obvious wrong
State officials must act swiftly and restore services to Iowans affected by changes to a program that left some elderly residents without vital in-home health care assistance.
Last winter, the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) tweaked the eligibility criteria of the Elderly Waiver program to...
08/25/2015 - 3:52pm
It’s easy to get caught up in all the hoopla surrounding the presidential election. Thanks to 24-hour media coverage, we now know what each candidate ate at the state fair, how many people attended their speeches and the amount of hecklers that hounded them at each stop – riveting stuff...
08/18/2015 - 1:05pm
The free tuition pipedream
The presidential campaign cycle brings with it many promises. Some candidates guarantee tax cuts, while others promise to strengthen the middle class. These assurances need to be taken with a grain of salt, and that’s certainly true with the latest buzz about “free”...
08/11/2015 - 9:07pm
Remembering our local “rock” stars
A pair of highly-anticipated additions in two Franklin County border towns are a welcomed site for both local residents and military veterans alike.
08/04/2015 - 7:52pm
Community support brightens future for Franklin County
If you haven’t noticed all the commotion going on throughout the area recently, then you obviously haven’t been paying attention.
Multiple projects are underway that will eventually improve the quality of life here in Hampton and...