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Opinion

Relay for Life is June 4

Letters to the Editor

The Relay for Life of Tama County would like to invite all cancer survivors, those currently fighting cancer, and all caregivers to join us for a celebration in your honor. Help us celebrate recovery, remember those we've lost, and fight back against cancer together at the Relay for Life! All ...

D-G hosts ‘Night of the Notables’

Letters to the Editor

The 4th and 5th grade SAILS students from the D-G Elementary presented "Night of the Notables" May 15 in the middle school auditorium.Each of the students created a display which included photos, a video clip, timelines, and research information about their notable person. Displays also ...

UHS team in Battle of the Books

Letters to the Editor

A Union High School team, "That's What She Read," placed 7th in the final round of the Battle of the Books (BOB) competition on April 26. Team members were: Taylor Short, Weston Krug, Abby Johnson, Audrey Powers, Emma Peters, and Allison McLarenBOB is a reading competition designed to ...

Union students attend Ed Thomas Leadership Academy

Letters to the Editor

I had the honor of taking our freshmen student council members to the Ed Thomas Legacy Leadership Academy yesterday in Des Moines. The students got to hear personal stories of leadership, overcoming adversity, and doing what's right from speakers such as Aaron Thomas, principal at ...

The Dengler Domain: Logos

Editorials

As time chugs on, the human population interest in trends and fads differs dramatically. This puts increased pressure on businesses across the nation to keep up with trends and fads by changing their corporate logo. In today's world, businesses go with the simple sleek, crisp design of the ...

Slices of Life – Old, young, or none of the above?

Editorials

For most of my life I viewed myself as old. Even when I clearly wasn't. It's about perspective.The memories are vague, or even nonexistent, but when I was 2 I got a baby sister. By age 3, I'm pretty sure I thought I was old. For sure much older than my sister, which I held over her head - until ...

Help for Vulnerable Iowans

Editorials

The state's Health & Human Services Budget (HF 2460) was one of the last bills to pass the Legislature this year. It included increased oversight to address Iowans' problems with the Governor's privatized Medicaid system.No other state has privatized Medicaid so quickly, which has ...

Mossman honored as ‘Best of the Class’

Letters to the Editor

Valedictorians or top graduating seniors were once again honored by KWWL Television and the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday, April 30. The students took part in KWWL's 32nd annual "Best of the Class" celebration.Aubri Mossman, daughter of Suzette and Keith Miller of Dysart and David ...

Hunter Education Camps available this summer

Letters to the Editor

Hunter Education Camps are a great way to introduce youth to life-long skills that are important to many different types of outdoor recreational opportunities in a safe, controlled, hands-on environment. Camp instructors are DNR conservation officers, biologists and other personnel, county ...