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Q&A: Check on Obamacare

July 1, 2016 Q: How is the Affordable Care Act stacking up to expectations? A: The sweeping health insurance law, widely known as Obamacare, turned six earlier this year. more »»

 
 
 
The Dengler Domain: Duos

July 1, 2016 Nothing better than a number one having a number two. Duos from all walks of life have progressed American culture. There is a reason why so many buddy cop films have been made. more »»

Slices of Life - Slug wars

July 1, 2016 Anyone who gardens grapples with the reality of pests. Most often, pests want to eat your garden before you get the chance to do so yourself. more »»

The Dengler Domain: Batman vs. Star Trek

June 24, 2016 I love television. Growing up, I spent nights watching the next great show on the tube. At my heart, I am a comedy aficionado. more »»

Slices of Life - Buying a car

June 24, 2016 I remember the day we bought her first car. It was promoted as being the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. that year and came complete with a flashy red body and a yellow roof. more »»

Q&A: Zika Virus

June 24, 2016 Q: What is the Zika virus? A: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Zika virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. more »»

Q&A: Red Tape

June 17, 2016 Q: Why does red tape harm economic growth? A: The crown jewel of our system of free enterprise is America’s entrepreneurial spirit. more »»

Explore Our History & Culture This Summer

June 17, 2016 Iowans and out-of-state visitors looking for interesting things to do this summer have lots of choices. more »»

Slices of Life - Gardening with the boys

June 17, 2016 We spent most of the weekend gardening, and I’ve come to an important conclusion. Some people are born with green thumb. more »»

The Dengler Domain: Short Shorts, Long Shorts

June 17, 2016 As I have mentioned in previous articles, fads come and go. Fads can be looked back upon and analyzed to find out why it became a fad. more »»

The Dengler Domain: Convertibles

June 3, 2016 The humidity rises, the sun sticks around, and the corn and beans grows. The greatest part of life is happening. It is summer! Summer makes everyone go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. more »»

Slices of Life - Time: A moment in

June 3, 2016 My husband and I have always tried to make our family a priority. It is the one aspect of parenting we can agree on. more »»

Letter to the Editor: Democratic candidates

June 3, 2016 Dear Editor, I would like to thank John Anderson and Nathan Wrage, Democratic candidates for the 72nd District House of Representatives, for participating in a Candidates Forum on May 25th at the... more »»

Veterans Can Fill Skilled Job Openings

June 3, 2016 Iowa needs skilled workers to fill immediate openings and anticipated retirements over the next five years. more »»

Please vote June 7

June 3, 2016 Primary Election Day is Tuesday, June 7, and I encourage all eligible Iowans to make their voices heard by participating. Exercising the right to vote is one of our most important civic duties. more »»

Slices of Life - Excitement times two

May 13, 2016 Life can be exciting. And stressful. And sometimes exciting things - even though they are good things - create stress. Even though you promise yourself you won’t let them this time. more »»

The Dengler Domain: Recess

May 13, 2016 Welcome to the first ever two-part continuation article! Last week’s article inspired me to carry on my topic of recess. It became apparent everybody, young and old, needs to go out and enjoy reces. more »»

Q&A: Global Counterfeiting

May 13, 2016 Q: Why should Iowans worry about global counterfeiting? A: As a fundamental principle of commerce, consumers ought to get what they pay for. more »»

The Dengler Domain: Playground Equipment

May 6, 2016 Recess was the best time for all school children. Going outside, having fun, and being crazy was the name of the game. No more teachers, no more studying, no more tests, it was an enjoyable tim. more »»

Slices of Life - Xena the Warrior Princess

May 6, 2016 The combination of a blank page and a column deadline should be motivating. Should be. more »»

Improve response to sexual assault in military

May 6, 2016 When folks first think of our brave servicemembers, thoughts of defending our country, fighting enemies abroad and honoring their sacrifice often come to mind. more »»

 
 

Promote your event by submitting it to our calendar July 30, 2016

You can promote your upcoming event by submitting it to our community calendar. Just click on the link at the top left side of this page. more »

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