12/16/2014 - 2:21pm
People are in peril, the world is in danger, everything you know could be changed. And it’s only December.
When did television’s mid-season finale become such a big deal?
Sure, some shows have always used the impending...
12/16/2014 - 2:18pm
County roads need help
Letter to the Editor:
Gov. Branstad and Iowa legislators are discussing the issue of increasing funding for Iowa roads. Iowa is ranked the third-worst state in the nation for road quality.
Franklin County has its own road issues. The county’s...
12/16/2014 - 2:17pm
Upmeyer: Government transparency always a top legislative priority
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and you're continuing to enjoy the Christmas season. Between the hustle and bustle of shopping and parties, be sure to take a moment to appreciate what we're celebrating and enjoy the simple...
12/09/2014 - 12:06pm
Third-straight tuition freeze good, but questions loom
The Iowa Board of Regents last week approved a tuition freeze at the state’s three tax-funded universities for the third year in a row. It was an unprecedented move that will no doubt help cash-strapped students, but questions exist as Iowa lawmakers...
12/09/2014 - 12:04pm
Australian For Outrage
The land down under.
An untamed outback where everything is poisonous and even the cutest critters would rip you in half if given the chance. A land where only the most rugged of the rugged can survive.