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Maybe one of the best holiday stories from a year ago was the success of the Salvation Army Kettle Campaign, the first-ever held here in Chickasaw County.By the time it ended, more than $10,000 had been raised and that money certainly went to good use in 2016 as the local service unit, which is...
It looks likely that voters in the New Hampton Community Schools will be heading to the polls in early February to decide if the school district will build a new middle school.A committee of community members, teachers and other district staff members have spent months working to put together a...
The Salvation Army bell is ringing again, and Liz Markham wants folks to know what the local service unit was able to do with the money raised during last year’s campaign.It was able to house, clothe and feed a family that was displaced by a fire.It was able to help a woman escape an abusive...
For years, when the boys were little and “looked up” to me, I heard the refrain over and over again.“Enjoy these years because the high school years are scary.”I chuckled and nodded my head in agreement, but evidently I had forgotten about the hell I had put my parents through back in the early...
Back to school shopping earlier this year brought sticker shock for families in Iowa and elsewhere. This wasn’t over pencils and notebooks but a life-saving device that kids with severe allergies have to have available at all times.The EpiPen cost has jumped more than 400 percent since 2007. Paying...
As hard as the campaign might have been and the transition is proving to be, Donald Trump’s challenges are really just beginning.Governing after a toxic election in which the results awarded him an ambiguous national mandate — his opponent, after all, got more votes — will require finesse, a clear-...
Back to school shopping earlier this year brought sticker shock for families in Iowa and elsewhere. This wasn’t over pencils and notebooks but a life-saving device that kids with severe allergies have to have available at all times.The EpiPen cost has jumped more than 400 percent since 2007. Paying...
For years, when the boys were little and “looked up” to me, I heard the refrain over and over again.“Enjoy these years because the high school years are scary.”I chuckled and nodded my head in agreement, but evidently I had forgotten about the hell I had put my parents through back in the early...
As hard as the campaign might have been and the transition is proving to be, Donald Trump’s challenges are really just beginning.Governing after a toxic election in which the results awarded him an ambiguous national mandate — his opponent, after all, got more votes — will require finesse, a clear-...
I found it surreal last week when I realized at the jazz concert put on by the Carnegie Cultural Center that I was reporting on students from the very college, the University of Iowa, I attended.Some may have been there during my time, we may have passed each other once in awhile on campus, or...

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