Life & Accent

Underground ‘sinkhole’ discovered near I-380 likely 150 year old beer caves

Archaeologists investigating; Transportation officials say it is structurally sound

Vinton theater a community treasure

Palace Theatre “is really owned by the public”

Health

Iowa nursing homes lose more than 40 percent of staff each year

High turnover linked to poorer outcomes for residents

Beth Ann Appleby-Murphy was snoring when her nurse entered the room one morning.

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Food

From the pantry: Peach crisp satisfies summer cravings, crunch with less butter

Summer is the time of cravings — the kind of cravings that really can’t be satisfied any other time of the year.

Corn in the...

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People and Places

Keystone student fights world hunger

Research fellowship latest step in Wenndt’s work

Anthony Wenndt is on a mission.

From a lab at U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS Crops Pathology and Genetics Research in Davis, Calif.,...

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Books

Heartbreaking novel follows fairy tale format

First-time author should add more books to list

Hoopla

Win tickets to Iowa Festival of Beers on Aug. 31

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