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  • Poolman: Saying goodbye

    After some internal debate about when I wanted to write this, I figured I should just get it out of the way now, as it'll be even more difficult the l ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • 'Random Acts of Kindness' column?

    From Jim StalkerCrestonA few days ago, my wife sent a letter in to you folks addressing an act of re ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Peterson: Appreciating the West's beauty, but saddened by losses closer to home

    Deb and I recently had a much-needed getaway to experience the natural beauty in the western states of Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota.
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Vicker: Spreading a positive message

    An interesting development has happened in recent days. When I first saw it, I didn’t think anythin ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • We've got a lot going for us in Creston

    From Sandy StalkerCrestonAn extraordinary thing happened one day last week. While sitting in my favo ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Stepping outside your comfort zone

    Author and poet T. S. Elliot once famously said, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?”
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Things that will help you grow spiritually

    Here are suggestions to grow spiritually: • Live and work to reach others each day as if you knew the world were going to come to an end next Sunday n ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • UCDA explained

    We get questions all of the time asking about what we do, what projects we are working on, what role we played, etc. And, although some projects are c ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • It's Iowa State Fair time and the eclipse

    Today the Iowa State Fair starts its 10-day run in Des Moines. It looks like there are a number of new things going at the fair this year, including t ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Save the date, friends

    The Beatles famously wrote that we “get by with a little help from” our friends. This is true for all walks of life, in some way or another, but it ri ...
    Aug. 9, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • GRMC wants to provide greater access to quality care

    From Monte Neitzel CEO Greater Regional Medical CenterDear GRMC providers and staff, Over the past f ...
    Aug. 8, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • It's my favorite month of the year

    Two days ago marked the beginning of my favorite month of the year: August. This month marks the continuation of my favorite season, my parents annive ...
    Aug. 3, 2017 - 12:58 pm
  • The peculiar political moment

    We've arrived at a peculiar political moment. It might be fair to say we've been in one for quite some time.
    Aug. 3, 2017 - 12:57 pm
  • August happenings

    Creston’s Crazy Summer Sales Days and the Iowa Sales Tax Holiday are back. Both events will take place this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5, citywide. C ...
    Aug. 3, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • If you want significant change, change how you think

    The Dekko Foundation turns 36 this year. To accomplish our mission of fostering economic freedom through education, we’ve always focused on educating ...
    Aug. 2, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Reader Poll

    What is your favorite part about the Iowa State Fair?
    Trying new foods
    People watching
    Checking out exhibits