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Road hazards

I think we should rename Iowa Speedway Drive to Iowa Speedbump Drive, especially going east before the curve.

The Wall that Heals

We wish to express our thanks to the below-listed organizations and individuals who made it possible for the arrival of the Vietnam Memorial…

Old dirt

Mortifyingly satisfying.Those were the words that came to mind as I drove through my old stamping gr…

Cell phone necessity

My cellphone has become a necessary part of my day-to-day life. Sure there are times I can leave in the next room and not need it for hours.…

Blossom’s great escape

Blossom doesn’t particularly like her small pen. She runs from one end of the small enclosure to the other, kicking up her heels, letting us…

Reading the room

Just because there’s a degree from Harvard Business School on my resume doesn’t mean I’m a snob. It also doesn’t mean I went to Harvard Busi…

Drivin' around

One of life’s universal truths is we all turn into our parents as we get older. It’s half fascinating, and half horrifying to watch it happ…

All things ‘Fair’ in Jasper County

As the “Whole Herd” gathers for the Fun of the Jasper County Fair in July there will be memories to make for everyone. This year the Scrapbo…

The Banality of Bias

Peter Strzok is an FBI agent with a career spanning more than two decades. He was section chief of the counterespionage section in 2016 and,…

Trump will win again

If nothing goes really wrong, President Donald J. Trump can win re-election. This is particularly true if the Democratic Party runs some car…
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