Opinion

10/17/2018 - 7:23am

As a conservative, independent voter in Reinbeck, I will be voting for Dennis Evans, our Democrat candidate for District 50 in the Iowa House, in November.
    

For the past 23 years, prior to his retirement this summer, Dennis has been our Trust Officer, financial advisor, trusted friend and political sparring partner.  He’s the...

10/03/2018 - 7:27am
After three years of acrimony, hard feelings and fear that this separation would ultimately end in divorce, all it took were multiple accusations of sexual assault and misconduct against altar boy, carpool dad and living embodiment of the D.C. elite Brett Kavanaugh to finally reunite #NeverTrump conservatives and MAGA World. Now, can’t we...
09/18/2018 - 5:04pm
Since I went off to college and developed a habit of obsessively watching the NFL while gorging myself with half-priced buffalo wings at DC’s Bar in Iowa City eight or nine years ago, I’ve been told that at least one quarterback every year would “revolutionize the position” and/or “go down as an all-time great....
09/18/2018 - 5:03pm
Dear people of the U.S,   I wanted to write this in honor of 9/11. I just wanted to say even though I would never know what it was like to lose my family, my life, or my friends. I will always think of how many people helped, and how many people are still living. Even though I’m only eleven, I want you to take this to heart. I would...
09/18/2018 - 5:01pm
We are so glad to be back home in Grundy County! We have been here less than two years and twice in that time have experienced many acts of kindness from family, friends, and even strangers to us.   One incident was a group of young teenagers who decided to pay for our meal at the Pizza Hut. Then another incident happened recently in the...
09/12/2018 - 7:39am
Headed into Saturday afternoon, it seemed that Iowa and Iowa State fans could universally agree on something for the first time in a long time: regardless of who wins, this was going to be a great game. Finally, folks east of Moline and west of Omaha might start paying attention to this wildly underappreciated in-state rivalry. It wouldn’t...
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