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I miss going to the movies. I wanna see the epic-reboot Top Gun: Maverick. I had something else ready for this week's column but my daughter and I got in a short dispute over the value of popcorn …

The biggest story we think you may not be paying attention to quietly got swept up in the news cycle last week. The Iowa Department of Public Health's interim director Kelly Garcia added to the …

A lot of runners, myself included, are happy if they place in their age group. Not Mike Nelson, of Danville, formerly of Bonaparte. He's out to win the race. He cares little for the medallions given …

Thursday, December 31, New Year's Eve Day: The Vintage Raven in Mt. Pleasant posted on its Facebook page a video of a three legged cat, Doodle Bug, that was up for adoption. Doodle Bug looked a lot …

"Execute the traitors. I wanna see executions!" That's a quote from an unidentified participant in Wednesday's storming of Congress at the nation's Capitol building, captured by Burlington native …

BY SARAH CLENDINENGFort Madison Public Library FORT MADISON - Thank you to everyone who supported the library in 2020. So many people in the community support the library in a variety of different …

What would you do if FEAR was eliminated from your life? If it weren't for FEAR I would?—fill in the blank. FEAR is an acronym for False Evidence Appearing Real, i.e., what you're afraid of is …

Melrose Avenue is one of the main arteries into the area around Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium.For seven home football games each season, it’s a street gridlocked with cars and fans.For every other day …

We're just seven days from ending what is undoubtedly the worst year generationally of our lives. The photos and news of health care workers getting vaccinated from a virus, as debatable as we …

The cough, Kirk Ferentz said, wasn’t unusual.It was the end of the season, after all, and the Iowa football coach said that’s usually the time he gets the “hack.”But in a season in the middle …

During a blizzard in the late 70's a city worker in Mt. Pleasant was driving a snowplow. It was after dark and he could hardly see beyond the truck's snow blade. At a stoplight, he heard a pounding …

With this week's announcement that Farm & Home Supply is coming to the city's west side, I watched with intrigue as social media commentary came flying in. The chatter was about 50/50 with …

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