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Editorials

Slices of Life – A watched pot

At our house, my husband browns the hamburger. I don't have the patience for it. I go in with the best of intentions. I place the ground beef in the pan, turn on the heat and grab my spatula. Then I get sidetracked. With the potatoes or maybe the corn. Sorting through the mail. Answering the ...

A Commitment to Good Iowa Government

Here in Iowa, we have one of the best state governments in the country. Republican and Democratic legislators are always looking for ways to ensure government runs efficiently and offers good service to Iowans.Those efforts have made Iowa one of the top three best run states, according to 24/7 ...

Q&A on Alzheimer’s Disease

Q: Alzheimer's is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. What's the prognosis for this debilitating disease?A: Many Iowa families know first-hand the heartaches and hardships that go hand-in-hand with this devastating disease. As patients' identities are stolen by ...

Slices of Life – A watched pot

At our house, my husband browns the hamburger. I don't have the patience for it. I go in with the best of intentions. I place the ground beef in the pan, turn on the heat and grab my spatula. Then I get sidetracked. With the potatoes or maybe the corn. Sorting through the mail. Answering the ...

A Commitment to Good Iowa Government

Here in Iowa, we have one of the best state governments in the country. Republican and Democratic legislators are always looking for ways to ensure government runs efficiently and offers good service to Iowans.Those efforts have made Iowa one of the top three best run states, according to 24/7 ...

Q&A on Alzheimer’s Disease

Q: Alzheimer's is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. What's the prognosis for this debilitating disease?A: Many Iowa families know first-hand the heartaches and hardships that go hand-in-hand with this devastating disease. As patients' identities are stolen by ...

Slices of Life – Survey says…

We've all partaken in the occasional survey - whether it be for business (customer feedback), pleasure (what's your personality type), political purposes (donkey or elephant) or just to get a head count of your household (U.S. census).Back in the day, I used to peruse my Seventeen Magazine in ...

Freedom is Precious

On Independence Day we celebrate the gift of America given to us 238 years ago by the founders of our great nation. Freedom is as precious as life itself. But its true value is rarely appreciated by people unless it is either threatened or lost.Although the human spirit yearns for freedom, ...

Slices of Life – Survey says…

We've all partaken in the occasional survey - whether it be for business (customer feedback), pleasure (what's your personality type), political purposes (donkey or elephant) or just to get a head count of your household (U.S. census).Back in the day, I used to peruse my Seventeen Magazine in ...

Freedom is Precious

On Independence Day we celebrate the gift of America given to us 238 years ago by the founders of our great nation. Freedom is as precious as life itself. But its true value is rarely appreciated by people unless it is either threatened or lost.Although the human spirit yearns for freedom, ...