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Editorials

The Dengler Domain: Soap Operas

The entertainment business is full of wonderful opportunities. While not everyone wants to be a star on a screen, it would be fun. Acting in a variety of genres would be a fun time whether it is a comedy, horror, or drama. There is one genre I have my eyes on, soap operas. To act in this genre ...

Slices of Life – Crushing it

My family goes through a few - okay more than a few - aluminum cans. And even though we've always recycled and attempted to condense the cans the barehanded way, surplus metal was impacting our recycle bin in an overflowing manner. When the excess wouldn't fit into the bin, the bags started ...

Q&A: National Ag Week

Q: What is National Ag Week all about?A: Throughout the last century, a population shift in America has created densely populated metropolitan areas, while growth in rural areas has plateaued. According to U.S. Census figures, about 14 percent of the population lives in rural areas that cover ...

The Dengler Domain: Spring

The weather outside is turning for the good unless one is a Jack Frost. The snow is melting, the air is warmer, and the sun is shining. Spring is arriving, and this is wonderful for us outdoor creatures. The time to enjoy the outside is here, and I have few activities to do in this warmer ...

The Dengler Domain: Spring

The weather outside is turning for the good unless one is a Jack Frost. The snow is melting, the air is warmer, and the sun is shining. Spring is arriving, and this is wonderful for us outdoor creatures. The time to enjoy the outside is here, and I have few activities to do in this warmer ...

Slices of Life – Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are waning. Competition officially ended February 25. Sigh. It's been a good (sleigh) ride.If you're like me, the Winter Games provide opportunities to develop an interest in and become an expert on sports not typically televised during prime time.Let's start with curling, ...

The Dengler Domain: Lifting

Exercising is a healthy way to live life. Running, swimming, or lifting are different ways to get exercise. Any of these ways improves one's overall fitness and why exercise is important. After spending the last few months at the gym, I recommend these lifts.The first lift is the chest press. ...

Iowans benefit from GOP tax cuts and reform

Last December, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. Supporters promised that the new law would reform America's broken tax code, make filing simpler and give a necessary break to middle-class families and low-income earners. I regularly talked with Iowans about the ...

Slices of Life – Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are waning. Competition officially ended February 25. Sigh. It's been a good (sleigh) ride.If you're like me, the Winter Games provide opportunities to develop an interest in and become an expert on sports not typically televised during prime time.Let's start with curling, ...

The Dengler Domain: Lifting

Exercising is a healthy way to live life. Running, swimming, or lifting are different ways to get exercise. Any of these ways improves one's overall fitness and why exercise is important. After spending the last few months at the gym, I recommend these lifts.The first lift is the chest press. ...