Opinion

05/26/2015 - 2:16pm
Poultry show cancellations a tough call, but the right one        The dreaded bird flu virus claimed more victims last week, but this time it was poultry shows at county fairs across the state.      The Iowa Department of Agriculture’s decision to cancel all live bird exhibitions, poultry sales and other events was less than shocking – the...
05/12/2015 - 1:19pm
Eagle Grove athletes make local boys’ day   Letter to the Editor:        I am writing in response to a wonderful act of kindness that members of the Eagle Grove Boys’ Track Team showed to four young boys.      On Saturday, May 2, after participating in the H-D Relays, the Eagle Grove...
05/12/2015 - 1:18pm
The Fallen Shows Of 2015   This year’s television season is coming to an end and many new shows will be ending with it. So once again, let’s have a rundown of some of the shows that had their chance, but didn’t make the cut for next season.   Backstrom      Rainn Wilson played a misanthropic...
05/12/2015 - 1:15pm
House bill hopes to attract new families to Iowa        April showers have continued into the month of May. Despite the scattered rain, I hope you have been able to find some time to enjoy the warmer temperatures and new greenery that is springing up across our state.       This week the House...
05/12/2015 - 1:15pm
House bill hopes to attract new families to Iowa        April showers have continued into the month of May. Despite the scattered rain, I hope you have been able to find some time to enjoy the warmer temperatures and new greenery that is springing up across our state.       This week the House...
05/12/2015 - 1:14pm
Senate’s budget protects vulnerable Iowans        The Senate approved the Health & Human Services (HHS) Budget this week. SF 505is one of the state’s largest budgets, with funding for the departments of Human Services, Public Health, Aging, Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Home in Marshalltown.  ...
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