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Slices of Life - Fleeing germs

July 22, 2016 We live in a culture where people fear shopping cart handles. To be fair, it’s not the handles themselves. It’s the germs residing on said handles. Germs can make us sick. more »»

The Dengler Domain: Ice Cream

July 22, 2016 With these long and hot summer days, air conditioning only solves a portion of the problem, but ice cream cures all problems. more »»

Q&A: How Washington Spends Your Money

July 22, 2016 Q: Why does Congress have the power of the purse? A: American taxpayers are well aware how much of their hard-earned money they pay to the U.S. Treasury. more »»

Slices of Life - Adventures with birds

July 8, 2016 The world is going to the birds. Or at least my little corner of it is. And I think this is just… ducky. Nests surround me. Sometimes in the most unexpected of places. But not always. more »»

Q&A: Affordable Rx

July 8, 2016 Q: What is contributing to the cost of prescription drugs? A: There’s no doubt that the rising cost for prescription medicine weighs heavily on the minds of Iowans. more »»

The Dengler Domain: Music Battle Royale 7

July 8, 2016 Nothing compares to lying out on the lawn and looking up at the beautiful stars on a warm summer night. The perfect complement to this activity is beautiful country musi. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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