Forest City YMCA to Merge Daycare with Hanson Family Life Center

Child care is one of the foremost issues facing women and families in the workplace. Since 1997, the use of organized day care centers and father-provided care for preschoolers has increased, while the proportion of children cared for by babysitters and non-relatives in the provider’s home has declined. In Forest City and surrounding communities, there are actual […]

Corn-based Ethanol Stacks Up Favorably to Gasoline on Greenhouse Gas Emissions, New USDA Report Says

It is well known that Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa is a long-time advocate for renewable fuels.  Last week he convened a meeting among several senators from biofuels-producing states and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, to convey the importance of biofuels to job creation, energy security, […]

Waldorf Set to Compete in NAIA Division Next Season

Waldorf University’s hockey team and five other member universities are taking steps to bring the sport back to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Waldorf, Aquinas College, the Indiana Institute of Technology, Lawrence Technological University, Life University and Lindenwood University-Belleville are charter members of an NAIA Division that has been formed in cooperation with […]