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Kids May Need Help Coping With School Stresses

Most Iowa kids are about six weeks into the school year and now is around the time signs of stress start to appear. Lauren Nystrom, a mental health counselor from Urbandale, says some students are loaded with homework on top of competing in sports and participating in other extra-curricular activities. While down time is important,

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Waldorf Comes Up Empty in Loss to Midland

Midland University secured its second shutout of the season, handing the Waldorf College hockey team a 4-0 loss during Friday’s contest. The matchup marked the third meeting of the season between the two teams. Midland (5-0), which is an American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division I program, now owns a 4-3 edge in the all-time


Adella Harson

Adella Harson, 100 of Clarion passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in Clarion. A private memorial graveside service will be held at a later date. www.ewingfh.com Ewing Funeral Home 1801 Central Avenue East Clarion, Iowa 50525 515-532-2233


Prairie View Apartments celebrates 50 years in Garner

Prairie View Apartments is celebrating a huge milestone this Sunday – 50 years in Garner. For 50 years, Prairie View Apartments, located at 750 West Lyon Street in Garner has provided unassisted living accommodations for senior citizens 55 and over.  Prairie View offers 2 sizes of single occupancy apartments and 2 sizes of bedroom apartments.  All

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  • Cedar Rapids mayor, possible 2018 gubernatorial candidate, launches ‘Engage Iowa’ October 3, 2015
    The mayor of Cedar Rapids is contemplating a bid for governor in 2018 and he’s now traveling the state to tout creation of a think tank. Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says his “Engage Iowa” think tank will focus on education, the economy and the environment. “A conservative think tank to not just provide balance […]
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  • New wardens appointed for Iowa correctional facilities October 2, 2015
    New leaders were appointed today for three of the state’s correctional facilities. Iowa Department of Corrections Director Jerry Bartruff recommended William Sperfslage take over as Warden of the Anamosa State Penitentiary, where he got his start 36 years ago. “Bill started working for the Iowa Department of Corrections in 1979 as a correctional officer at the […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Debut novel from Janesville native reaches best-seller status (AUDIO) October 2, 2015
    An Iowa native whose first novel of magic and murder has just hit the best-seller list will be making five stops in the state next week on her debut book tour. “The Magician’s Lie” appeared on USA Today’s top sellers roster this week at #89, while last week, the book was named the nation’s #5 […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Rubio, Carson rap Obama over approach to Russia October 2, 2015
    Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio today said the U.S. is “barreling toward a second Cold War” with Russia. According to Rubio, Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to “divide” Europe. “He’s trying to destroy NATO,” Rubio said during an appearance in Cedar Falls last night. “He’s challenging the influence of the United States all over the world.” […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Carson says everyone ‘needs to have skin in the game’ and pay taxes October 2, 2015
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says no one in America should be exempt from paying federal taxes. “I think everybody needs to have skin in the game because it doesn’t make any sense to me to have half of the people not needing to pay, but they get a say in how much the other […]
    O. Kay Henderson

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