Kelly Antons admits she was walking around with a time bomb of sorts in her body. With a gene that made her more susceptible to breast and ovarian cancer and a family history of cancer, she knew she wanted to be proactive about her health.
When it comes to graduation rates, West Delaware has some of the best in the state.
The West Delaware boys scored exactly 3,000 as the Hawks bowled past Central DeWitt (2,867) at their home Lightning Lanes, Jan. 11.
Maquoketa Valley overcame a balky first quarter to defeat a determined Ed-Co team, 63-24, in a Tri-Rivers Conference girls basketball contest at Edgewood, Jan. 10. The Wildcats won their sixth in a row and improved to 12-2 on the year, while the Vikings, fresh off a win over Starmont, droppe…
By the time you read this, I will be recovering from wrist surgery. It’s nothing serious, just something I acquired from a lousier-than-normal golf swing last summer. For the longest time, I just figured the pain wasn’t from the injury, but rather from getting older. But the pain didn’t go a…
During most of my career at the Des Moines Register, all purchases for the news staff and all expense reimbursement claims went through the newsroom’s business manager.
Iowa’s 87th general assembly (2017-18) was a mind-boggling head-spinner. Two examples: 1) we saw a $1.058 billion negative budgetary turnaround yet legislators handed out $611 million as corporate tax breaks and 2) legislators continued to underfund K-12 public schools while trying to increa…