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In Iowa: Celebrating milestone

When you read this, I’ll be 1,500 miles away from Iowa, celebrating the wedding of one of my closest friends.

We’ve been friend ... »

Veteran grateful for Honor Flight

To the editor:

Outstanding, uplifting, memorable! These words come to mind when I think of the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight on April 21. It was ... »

Home for Memorial Day

I visit my hometown each Memorial Day weekend. My parents are buried in the local cemetery along with Grandma Johnson and Uncle Harold, my dad ... »

Cranes make comeback

LINN COUNTY — It didn’t take long for a pair of sandhill cranes to prove the adage, ‘If you build it, they will come.’ ... »

Address potential traffic problems

To the editor:

Enthusiasm and excitement was displayed at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new North Liberty high school. However, for t ... »

Newstrack: O’Malley nears end of second year in Mount Vernon


Gary O’Malley spent four years as an administrator in the Cedar Rapids Community School District, overseeing and eventually ... »

Loan debt still burdens grads

DES MOINES — Logun Buckley is eager to graduate from college and pursue a career.

He is less excited about the student loan payments ... »

Vietnam veterans are not forgotten

Dear soldiers who died in Vietnam,

You are not forgotten. I am sad that you died because of a war. While visiting the Vietnam War Memorial in ... »

You Did It Haley Anne!
You Did It Haley Anne! Congratulations on your Graduation from UNI! Best of luck at Allen College in the Masters Program for Occup ... »
Timlin 50th Anniversary
Timlin 50th Anniversary Greg and Mary (Praska) Timlin of Iowa City, IA celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 22, 2015. T ... »
Happy 90th Birthday on 5/30/15
Happy 90th Birthday on 5/30/15 to Bill Hohensee A great husband, father and fishing partner, grandfather an ... »
Against the current: Critical inland waterways fight for critical investments

President Barack Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget plan delivers the right message about the nation’s massive and critical infrastructu ... »

Capitol Ideas: DNR’s state nursery escapes budget ax for one more year

DES MOINES — Although it appeared earlier this year that the budget ax would fell Iowa’s 80-year-old state nursery, it now appears th ... »

Thank You
Thank You We sincerely wish to thank our family and friends for making our 60th Anniversary so wonderful. We were overwhelmed by th ... »
Happy 60th Birthday Deb Hoy
Happy 60th Birthday Deb Hoy 5/22/15 From a cutie to a beauty! And Happy Anniversary on 5/24/15, it's been a won ... »