09/13/2016 - 4:54pm
With the leaves of soybean plants and corn stalks beginning to yellow, comes the sign of the season. The fall harvest is nearly upon Iowa.
Farming has been an institution of civilization since the first settled cities, dating back centuries ago. It’s what allowed for the...
09/13/2016 - 4:53pm
Fifty years of progress
Fifty years ago last week, a new television series hit the airwaves. In the episode, a routine medical check-up turns deadly when the characters are attacked by a shape shifting monster looking to feed off the salt content of their bodies.
It wasn't the greatest science...
09/13/2016 - 4:52pm
In the high-tech, information age we live in, discovering eye-opening truths about the world we live in has become easier than ever. Whether it’s through WikiLeaks, newspapers or merely speaking out, the advent of the internet and anonymity has made reports of government corruption and scandal a...
09/13/2016 - 4:48pm
A few months back, the state’s Medicaid program transitioned from an antiquated fee-for-service model, to a new managed care program. Medicaid Modernization, initiated by Governor Branstad in 2015, tasks three managed care organizations (MCOs) with coordinating the healthcare of...
09/06/2016 - 11:08am
Investing in your community is your best investment
The financial market is a rough one to break into. Stocks, bonds, yields, dividends, rates of return, interest rates, etc., can all sound Greek to the average person who works a fulltime job. With the soul goal to provide the necessities for a family, there can be very little...