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
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...
10/21/2014 - 12:03pm
Home Base Iowa program a good move for Franklin County
Recent efforts to make our community a more welcoming place for military veterans is a step in the right direction for Franklin County and the businesses that call it home.
Local officials have been pushing a new initiative...