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Opinion

The U.S. Census and the importance of being counted

Editorials

During this difficult time, many people are looking for ways to help. Perhaps one of these easiest ways to impact our community right now is to complete the 2020 census. A few minutes of your time will ensure that our community receives proper funding from the federal government, that we are ...

Well, what’s new? It’s Easter Time!

Local Columns

Do you remember that old movie, "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World?" Or how about those old TV shows, "The Twilight Zone" or "Outer Limits?" Ever wonder ifyou can hear Rod Serling's haunting remark, "You're now entering the Twilight Zone?" And it's all "you know who's" fault!! Right? We knew, ...

A cow and a tomb!

Local Columns

At 5 years old, my son came charging in the house one evening from the farmyard, all excited and yelling for me to come outside and see what he'd just seen. He had me watch the moon. So, I watched and watched; but I didn't see anything. I asked him what I was supposed to see. He told me to ...

Play Ball!!

Local Columns

Well the NCAA Basketball Tournament, the NBA Basketball Playoffs, NHL Playoffs, Golf Tournaments and just about everything else, (wait, not "just about anything," EVERYTHING has been cancelled or postponed. But not Major League Baseball. Nope! No-sir-ee Major League Baseball is just about to ...

District 72 Update

Editorials

Newsletter for March 30, 2020While the Legislature was not in session the last two weeks, things continued to evolve as state and national officials work to slow the spread of COVID-19. As legislators, we are continuing to work answering emails and phone calls from constituents, fielding phone ...

Cornfields, Common Sense and Community

Editorials

Summary of Aid in IowaIn an effort to help individuals and small business owners gain access to the resources available, I want to provide a summary sheet for my constituents. The web pages listed below will provide you with information on the current status of COVID-19 and methods to apply for ...

Blames Trump

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor:Trump is going to make America Great Again. If you believe that in my opinion you must be a drunk.The crap going on didn't happen when Obama was president.This is what you get when person who doesn't win the popular vote becomes president. Republicans should we elect the ...