Opinion

Friday, February 15, 2019

'Land, water and vegetation are just that dependent on one another. Without these three primary elements in natural balance, we can have neither fish nor game, wild flowers nor ...

Friday, February 15, 2019
By Rev. Deborah J. Showers  

I write this column on Valentine's Day. As I reflect about previous Valentine's Days, I remember school days when we, children, would decorate a shoe box, cut a slit in the top, ...

Thursday, February 14, 2019
By Melissa Boncher  

In honor of Heart Health Month, your Hy-Vee dietitian will be offering free biometric screenings. Appointments will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies ...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

Our outside temperature gauge told me it was -21#xb0; F at 2 a.m.--the time I usually get up to read and write. I could hear the wind howling outside and the house popping and ...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
By Gloria Yoder  

It's downright chilly these days. For a while we wondered if winter would ever come, now it's so cold we canceled school for the day. That's not all, hubby is home from work! That ...

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Friday, February 08, 2019

My dream job became available recently. A job I have wanted since the fourth-grade. ...

Friday, February 08, 2019
By David Forrester, Trenton Missionary Church  

When I was in high school it was mandatory to take wood shop. Carpentry has not been one of my gifts, but I managed to make a few items including a small wooden stool. That was ...

Wednesday, February 06, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Kent White's team found the wrecked Hercules C-130 Transport Airplane by using radar. Its tail fin, with the numbers '321,' was barely visible, ...

Friday, February 01, 2019

I've spent a fair amount of time working from home this past month, whether because of the subzero temperatures we experienced Wednesday, Jan. 30, or because my car got stuck in a ...

Thursday, January 31, 2019
By Melissa Boncher  

February is American Heart Month and what better way to celebrate heart health than with Quaker Oats! Here are just a few reasons why your Hy-Vee dietitian has selected Quaker Old ...

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