Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Exact change by Lynda Waddington
Sunday December 21, 2014
Let Santa bring the small stuff
What are your favorite childhood memories of Christmas?
I remember getting up early and pouncing on my stocking, which was always filled wit ...
Saturday December 20, 2014
Sally Mason refills DI’s dance card
Don’t forget to enjoy the dance.
That’s the advice my first newspaper editor offered nearly every time I left to do an intervie ...
Saturday December 06, 2014
Protests are evidence of exclusion
One of the best things about working in the media is the access it provides to all facets of the community. When combined with innate curiosity and ...
Sunday November 23, 2014
Cohabitation of roundheels and biddies
Hawkeye Martini: three measures of prune juice, one of vodka, half a measure of Metamucil Clear and Natural. Shake it very well until it’s i ...
Saturday November 22, 2014
While you weren’t looking
Did you get distracted by Congressional Keystone XL discussions?
While the U.S. Senate debated a bill approving construction of the Keystone ...
Saturday November 15, 2014
FBI latest gov agency to use press
When the videotape of journalist Daniel Pearl’s brutal murder was released in 2002, it was handed to an undercover FBI operative posing as a ...
Saturday November 08, 2014
Time for clearer message
Voters like to pride themselves on sending messages through the ballot box and, most of the time, such messages are easily received and understood. ...
Saturday November 01, 2014
‘Sit down, shut up’ is no strategy
I’m fairly sure Southern heritage has me genetically predisposed to scrappiness.
I love a good debate and have sometimes purposefully ...