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With November right around the corner, I felt compelled to write a letter about the current race for the Lee County Board of Supervisors. I’ve watched on social media as Tom Schulz has talked down

The bathroom floors in the Hotel Manning are heated, at least in the “Old Part” of the hotel.  I had gotten up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom, and was …

These days, I stand in front of audiences and engage in what is politely called “public speaking” more often than even Mr. Gentry ever imagined when I showed up at his office door 55 …

I"m not a rich man, sometimes its a challenge just to remain a happy man. As we get older the philosophies of life - the aches and pains - death, all on occassion smack you right in the mouth, and …

  President Joe Biden’s decision to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student loans for many borrowers is fair game for vigorous debate — and disagreement.Americans have been …

Famed international French artist Cecile Houel (pronounced “Well”) is honored, pleased and excited.  Tourists aboard a Viking River Cruise will be visiting her art studio on …

I sat about a month ago with Mark Cartwright in the MPR room at Fort Madison High School.I saw a man tired... a retired veteran who spends most of his time at the high school athletic facilities …

It's going to the top!  “Task Force IED”, my third book, is going to the top of the best seller lists.  Amazon has it rated at five stars.  Unlike my first two book that …

Not all of the best medicine comes with a prescription from a physician.Don’t read this to mean I am advocating treating coronavirus with ivermectin, a drug more often used on horses. …

Drive down Main Street of Mediapolis and there's nothing mediocre about this little Iowa town, population 2118.  The street is lined with flowers—petunias, impatiens, Boston ferns, …

I miss Fort Madison.It's not the short trip to Cincinnati I took last week, but more of a back issue.This thing is keeping me from the usual rounds. We're looking at options to get it corrected and …

By Randy EvansPeople in the health care field have worked their tails off since the Covid pandemic hit Iowa with a vengeance in 2020.Doctors, nurses and all manner of technicians and support staff …

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