With an extensive list of emergency organizations scheduled to make an appearance at the 15th Emergency Preparedness Day, the Boy Scouts of America are hoping to see a large community turnout at the free event on Saturday.
When 19-year-old Greg Kautz began working at The Gentry Shop in 1976, he owned one suit, one blazer and a pair of slacks.
LAS VEGAS -- Allen Edwards was oblivious.
In August of 2018, Endow published an updated document of over a hundred and fifty pages that detailed the 20-year Economic Diversification Strategy, and it includes many great strides for the arts and humanities that leaves me bolstered for the future of the Equality State.
Concert celebrates French and Latin-American composers.
ROANOKE — Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, has settled a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee of a local mental health agency that he blames for the 2013 death of his 24-year-old son.
Robbinsville — Olivia Moser is going to Gettysburg College for softball, and the Notre Dame High field hockey team is probably wishing that was the only sport she ever played.
The Kalama City Council will hold a public hearing Thursday on a proposed increases in garbage rates, property taxes and city fees for the 2019 budget.
A man with a history of DUI arrests has been arrested in connection with Monday night's hit-and-run pedestrian crash, officials say.
ATLANTIC – Fred Hubbell, a candidate for Iowa’s governor, gave his priorities for the state if he is elected this coming November, during a stop in Atlantic on Tuesday.
Job prospect activity continues to be at an all time high according to the soon-to-be retired Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce President Al Hodge. Asked how confident he was about landing at least one of those prospects before he retires next April, Hodge said, "Oh, how I wish I knew the answer to that question."
ATLANTIC – There was more discussion Monday night during a park board meeting about charging to reserve certain shelters in Atlantic, including suggestions of seven shelters to charge for reservations, and fees for reserving a shelter for a half day or whole day.
ATLANTIC – The Atlantic Park and Recreation Board agreed to move forward with a project in the department’s budget to get a waterless restroom at Schildberg Recreation Area.
The Keokuk Community School District regular board met Monday night at the Keokuk High School Media Center. A great many items were brought up during the hour and a half meeting, including the following.
Two Somerset County men are facing charges related to serial poaching in the Hooversville area this summer.
Long before molly (MDMA) came on the scene, pot was considered the drug of choice to get in the mood for love. Now science is confirming what children of the ‘60s have long known. Marijuana can make you more amorous more often.
There are very few people who can manage to put together a free-verse, young adult novel about baseball and jazz and relate it seamlessly to young love and the trials that challenge teens, but that's what Kwame Alexander has done with Mary Rand Hess in his latest book, “Swing."
Call me an old fuddy-duddy, but there's something terribly unsettling on so many levels about the vile, vulgar and crude chant belted out by the student section at Saturday's Georgia-LSU game. The chant, for those who haven't heard, calls on the opposing team to perform oral sex on a tiger and ends with the "b" word often used to describe a female dog or unpleasant woman. It's the worst kind of taunting — the very opposite of sportsmanship. I know drawing moral lines and boundaries these days will get you labeled a prude or a kill-joy, but enough is enough. Words matter.
ELKTON — A 19-year-old man is facing up to 10 years in prison after accepting a plea deal in a criminal case in which he stood accused of molesting a 12-year-old boy on two occasions on the Five Rivers Church property, where, at the time, the defendant’s father was pastor.
East Pennsboro girls soccer entered this season knowing they were going to struggle to fill some spots in the lineup opened up by graduation.
The deal has just gotten sweeter for Farm Bureau members the Ford Motor Company has launched the exclusive Affinity Program (October 15, 2018 – January 2, 2019.) Members who qualify for the Farm Bureau Association eCertificate Offer will be eligible to receive an additional bonuses on Ford vehicles.
Louis LaPierre, a Lower Columbia College biology instructor, slides a sample of mustard pollen into the college’s newest piece of equipment, a Phenom XL scanning electron microscope.
Remember this before you cast your vote for governor: During the July Fourth weekend in 2015, the Republican leaders in the state Legislature and a representative from Gov. Scott Walker's office tried to gut the open records law.
Recently, the Madison City Council voted for a second time to remove the memorial stone at Confederate Rest in Forest Hill Cemetery. A City Council member mentioned that its removal will help in a small way repair our past.
An easy and painless way to provide additional funding for roads would be to have all sales tax receipts from the sales, service and parts of motor vehicles go to the transportation fund.
Our picks of editorial cartoons from around the country.
In an effort to provide networking opportunities for women leaders, the Oberlin Business Partnership, 23 E. College St. in Oberlin, will host its second annual Leadercast Women event Nov. 1.
MUSCATINE — The Mississippi River won’t stop fall from arriving and it won’t stop Muscatine from celebrating the season.
Autoridades piden la cooperación de la ciudadanía para obtener la identidad y el paradero de una persona que fue captada por cámaras de seguridad robando la tienda “The Spot” ubicada en el 3699 Wilson Road.
Investigadores municipales piden la cooperación de la ciudadanía para localizar e identificar a un sujeto que cometió el delito de fraude y posesión de propiedad robada.
There are three weeks to go until the 2018 elections. On Monday, candidates for the 83rd District of the Iowa House of Representatives, Jeff Kurtz, the Democratic candidate and Jeff Reichman, the Republican candidate, spoke at a forum at Keokuk City Hall, answering questions about their plans should they take the spot held by the retiring Jerry Kearns.
CHARLESTON —The Coquille Valley Wildlife Area is reopening in stages for public use just in time for waterfowl season.
We also have comedy, rap and an old friend ready to entertain us.