Due to the pandemic, far more Iowans than usual are staying home for the holidays, which may be the perfect time to sift through crowded closets, drawers and shelves. Julie Braun, a professional home and office organizer, says Iowans should take stock of the clutter in their lives and make a plan for what to […]
This year’s “Celebrate Iowa Gala” will be held online December 11 and organizers plan to showcase performances staged at some Iowa landmarks. “We thought it was really important to go ahead and host the gala this year because Iowans this year, more than ever, really need something to celebrate,” says Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs […]
A computer security expert suggests Iowans abandon using passwords in favor of pass phrases. Jesse La Grew says the old way of creating short, cryptic passwords that you change frequently is no longer practical for most of us. “If we have to change our passwords every 30 days, what are we likely to do? We’re […]
Some holiday traditions are being altered or put on hold with the concern about the pandemic. Iowa Department of Natural Resources biologist, Todd Bogenschutz, says hunting pheasants during the Thanksgiving holiday is one thing you don’t have to give up. “If you’ve got access to land or on the farm — I think it has […]
A recreational vehicle rolled off a northwest Iowa highway near Remsen on Thanksgiving evening, killing one person and injuring several others. Preliminary information indicates that a 1998 motorhome was traveling north on county road L-12 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and rolled several times before […]