Iowa should increase school supplemental state aid

Having served as a school and City PTA president, as well as Executive Director of Iowa PTA, I’m deeply concerned that Iowa is falling short ... »

Lillian Hillers
MANCHESTER Lillian G. Hillers, 89, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. »
Lorraine Lomen
DECORAH Lorraine Lomen, 95, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 28, 2015. Fjelstul Funeral Home, Decorah. »
Des Moines Water Works lawsuit could be avoided

Is the Des Moines Water Works lawsuit really needed? Well no, not if we return our agriculture to crops that people actually eat, and crops that we ... »

Does the United States need to torture?

The recent terrorist attack in France and the continued horror of beheadings by Isis seem to confirm the argument that torture is needed.

The ... »

Lillian HIllers
LILLIAN HILLERS Manchester Lillian G. Hillers, 89, of Manchester, died Thurs-day, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home. Funeral services ... »
Russell Sherman
RUSSELL SHERMAN Robins Russell O. Sherman, 84, of Robins, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Gulf Shores, Ala. Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Fe ... »
Marlene Nesvik
OSSIAN Marlene Nesvik, 78, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Schluter-Balik Funeral Home, Decorah. »
Iowa-Maryland a battle for first place, and more

Brenda Frese was in the middle of a phone conversation Thursday afternoon during a Maryland women’s basketball shootaround. Abruptly, ... »

Wisconsin downs Iowa

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s men’s basketball team dropped its third consecutive Big Ten game with a 74-63 loss to No. 5 Wisconsi ... »

Dr. Arnold Paulsen
DR. ARNOLD "BUD" PAULSEN Cedar Rapids Dr. Arnold "Bud" Paulsen, Ph.D., 87, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Jan. 28, 2015, at the Dennis and Donna ... »
Health officials: Measles still possible here

Iowa hasn’t seen a measles case since 2011. But public health officials say it isn’t a stretch to think that the outbreaks happening ... »

David Wilson
DAVID HARRY WILSON Manchester David H. Wilson was born April 23, 1925, to Frank and Gertrude Wilson in Manchester, Iowa. He graduated from Manch ... »
Ernst showed her true vision for Iowa

To the editor:

With her castrations dripping and guns blazing, the Internet created Joni Ernst.

On the night of President Barack Obama ... »

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