Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Exact change by Lynda Waddington
Saturday February 28, 2015
Veteran death is shameful
Statistics are just numbers on a page, something we read before shaking our heads and moving on to the next thing — until they strike close ...
Saturday February 21, 2015
Second verse, same as the first
The Iowa Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments this week on the closure of the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, which was previously deemed unco ...
Saturday February 14, 2015
Love on display at HS game
Valentine’s Day is upon us again. It is what I consider a fairly useless holiday, filled as it often is with the vestiges of naive love.
Sunday February 08, 2015
There’s still time to be brave
Sit down and have a conversation with Iowa City blogger Brook Easton and you won’t walk away with the impression that she is a person coping ...
Saturday January 31, 2015
Waze makes a lousy cop stalking tool
When you think about violence against law enforcement, you probably don’t turn a suspicious eye to your smartphone. But some police advocate ...
Saturday January 24, 2015
Let’s drop the SOTU responses
Let’s be honest: the state of the union response is not strong, nor is it necessary.
This is not a slam against newly minted U.S. Sen. ...
Saturday January 17, 2015
Confessions of an Iowa gun snob
Have you ever written or said something from a centrist position only to have those on either side of the issue overreact, confirming your centrist ...
Sunday January 11, 2015
And thus begins the real work
While some would argue most political campaigns ended last November, I’m not among them.
National campaigns officially ended this week ...