Travis Fischer

07/07/2015 - 2:19pm
    With the corn knee high by the Fourth of July, this year’s area crops are well on their way to bring in high yields.     “Everything looks really good for the most part,” said Mark Bausch, agronomist with North Iowa Cooperative in Thornton. “I think we’ve got potential for a really good crop in this area.”    ...
06/09/2015 - 4:23pm
The Show Won't Go On      It’s official. Constantine is dead.      Not the Roman Emperor, he’s been dead for 1,600 years. “Constantine” the television series.      One of the several new TV shows of last season based on a comic book, “Constantine’s...
06/02/2015 - 2:35pm
Hopes that the bird flu outbreak in Wright County was nearing its end were dashed last week when two additional probable cases were announced by the Iowa Department of Agriculture.      On May 27 the department announced that a commercial laying operation with an estimated 1 million birds had tested positive for the H5 avian...
06/02/2015 - 1:20pm
"Hatred" isn't even worth hating        Two shooting games were recently released.      One is Nintendo’s “Splatoon,” a game where you play a humanoid squid child in a series of perpetual paintball battles against other humanoid squid children. It’s a lot of fun....
05/26/2015 - 2:15pm
A Last Top Ten For David Letterman         It's the end of another era. Last week David Letterman, the true successor to Johnny Carson, hosted his final episode of The Late Show.      I never watched his work on "Late Night with David Letterman," but his move to CBS in 1993 eventually...
05/19/2015 - 10:20am
What's In A Name?        Franchises are worth a lot.      Write a book about two space wizards stuck on a hostile planet and it might get a second look from hardcore sci-fi fans. Slap the words "Star Wars" on the cover though and you've got a best seller on your hands.   ...
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