09/08/2015 - 11:52am
Local man livid about littering
Letter to the Editor:
This note is directed to the young man and his mother who dumped trash at the order window of McDonald’s on Sept. 2.
You should know that there are several well-maintained containers, within steps, for the trash you couldn...
09/08/2015 - 11:51am
Them's the breaks
Time flies when you’re having fun. Less so when you have a fractured tibia.
It’s been just over a month since I busted up my leg, which hopefully puts me on the tail end of recovery. A couple days after this sees print I’ll be heading to the doctor to see if...
09/08/2015 - 11:49am
None of the above
Hillary is still in the news. What rates her more newsworthy than the people who are spraying graffiti around Hampton can only be that we know who she is. The really big news should be that there is a mainstream politician running for president who admits to being a socialist.
09/08/2015 - 11:48am
Quality child care for working families, growing economy
Most young children in Iowa grow up in homes with working parents. In fact, Iowa has the highest percentage of households with children under age 6 who have all available parents in the labor force –77 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau....
09/01/2015 - 2:59pm
Righting an obvious wrong
State officials must act swiftly and restore services to Iowans affected by changes to a program that left some elderly residents without vital in-home health care assistance.
Last winter, the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) tweaked the eligibility criteria of the Elderly Waiver program to...