February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Opinions

Some ‘problems’ don’t really exist

It has become increasingly clear that many of the proposals now being considered in the Capitol are solutions looking for problems that do not exist.  More...

Unexpected grace is treat

Every so often, my two sisters and I manage to carve out enough time to meet at a restaurant for a meal we don’t have to cook.  More...

Gish award presented to newspaper family

The Cullen family of northwest Iowa was presented earlier this month with the 2017 Tom and Pat Gish Award for courage, integrity and tenacity in rural journalism earlier this month at the Iowa Newspaper Association convention. More...

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Why Johnny can’t jump

Uht-oh.  A study in Ireland has found that kids are losing the agility and basic physical skills we used to take for granted — skills such as jumping, running, being able to catch a ball.  More...

State denies request of Millstone residents who want mini-park

Recently the residents of Millstone have been conducting a clean-up effort. More than three tons of garbage were collected on State Route 113. More...