Life & Accent

Walker tickled with pickles

Renaming event in 2007 injected new interest, new ideas

Pleasing patchwork

Rural Shueyville garden suits 150-year-old farm

Health

HIV diagnoses among Iowans over 45 reach all-time high in 2013

Officials stress need for routine testing

WASHINGTON — Prevalence of the HIV/AIDS virus in Iowa has stayed relatively stable for the past several years, with neither dramatic...

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Food

From the pantry: Cucumber makes for a refreshing summer sip

Scorching hot summer days require lemonade. It’s a simple truth. This tart and sweet sunny-colored drink is both refreshing and quenching...

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People and Places

Kalona resident to share stories from recent trip to Iran

Group hopes to continue discussion on topics of peace

Corben Boshart is hoping to continue a dialogue that started more than 6,000 miles from his hometown of Kalona.

Boshart traveled to Qom,...

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Books

‘Team Seven’: Teen coming-of-age story scores

Our state fair

Photos, essays capture spirit of Iowa State Fair

Hoopla

Iowa Theatre Artists Company readying final season in renovated space

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