Opinion

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
By Gloria Yoder  

After an extraordinary amount of rain this spring I just relish these sunny days. Not only do I enjoy them; the children simply thrive on being outdoors. ...

Friday, May 17, 2019

High school is an opportunity for students everywhere to try on many different hats - soccer, cheerleading, National Honors Society, marching band, Spanish Club, even write for ...

Friday, May 17, 2019
By Rev. Gordon Hawkins, Spiritual Care Counselor at EveryStep Hospice  

'19 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; 20 for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.' -James ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
By Gloria Yoder  

As a very young girl, I recall my dad taking us children mushroom hunting. It was a highlight for all of us. I remember once when we as a family all went on a trek in the woods, ...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

I've caught more flak about butchering Blossom than any other column I've written. Good grief. She had so many people rooting for her that I feel like a crazed carnivore. I must ...

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Friday, May 10, 2019
By Parnell Davis, Executive Director Youth For Christ Southeast Iowa  

During this week's article, I have the tremendous privilege of honoring two great women in my life. My mother, Gayle Snyder and my wife Norma Davis. My mother was a single mother ...

Friday, May 10, 2019

To the Editor: ...

Friday, May 10, 2019

I, Andy Krutsinger, am a menace to society. There's no way around it. I've broken the law three times this spring, a personal record, and I think I may be turning in to a modern ...

Wednesday, May 08, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

It was a Sunday morning and I was using my laptop computer and Android smartphone. All of a sudden the smartphone locked up and wouldn't do a thing, like a cold mackerel. Hmmm. ...

Friday, May 03, 2019

Nothing of consequence happened in Mrs. Carlson's fourth-grade classroom on April 20, 1999. It was simply just an ordinary day. The morning bell rang, we opened our textbooks and ...

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