ATLANTA — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has introduced camera monitoring of workers in its highest-level biosafe ... »
DES MOINES — Lawmakers’ reactions to a proposal to phase out services at the Mount Pleasant and Clarinda mental health institutions r ... »
If you resolved to eat better this year, maybe you're wondering where to start. How can you eat more vegetables without eati ... »
Taking a road trip with your children across the country should be punishment for stealing. I have met some people who really enjoy long car rides ... »
Iowa drivers go through a lot of license plates.
Every month, Johnson County Treasurer Thomas Kriz’s office collects hundreds of used ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Joanne Lee, a sixth-grader at Regis Middle School in Cedar Rapids, recently received a guitar and CD signed by pop star Taylo ... »
Grady Hendrix manages to both send up corporate retail life and deliver some genuinely scary stuff in “Horrorstor” (Quirk Books, 250 ... »
It’s easy to draw comparisons between Brazilian author Daniel Galera’s recently translated novel “Blood-Drenched Beard” ... »
Every time I read a story based on the Holocaust, I am riveted and in awe of the horrific acts perpetrated on the Jewish people. Every story I have ... »
Best-Selling author, Jodi Picoult has said, “This is the timeliest book you will read this year ... This one’s going to haunt me for ... »
When shopping online or in catalogs for plants, it’s important to understand what you are buying. Know both common and botanical names of pl ... »
LINN COUNTY — As we move though the coldest days of winter — we need to remember our wildlife friends. Although birds are well adapte ... »
Green plants inside your house are a great way to keep your spirits up and get a start on spring.
Remember, though, that houseplants need th ... »
De-icing salts are one of the necessities of winter in Iowa.
De-icing compounds, such as NaCl, CaCl2, KCl and MgCl2, can damage landscape pl ... »