• Not letting go

    Some years ago, on a hot summer day in south Florida, a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole behind his house.
    April 23, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Strong job growth restores Iowa employment

    Just before the “Great Recession” shifted into high gear in the spring of 2008, Iowa laid claim to 1,614,653 jobs — which was a record high.
    April 23, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Handed over

    It was a conversation I overheard in an airport a long time ago. Having recently flown east for my daughter’s wedding, I remembered it as I sat waitin ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Are in-state students treated fairly by Regents’ 4 percent increase request?

    As the Iowa Board of Regents has been advocating for additional funding for Iowa’s state universities, the group charged with overseeing the schools h ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Easter is coming

    Jesus is God. You know it doesn’t get more controversial than that. It is that claim by Jesus that got him nailed to the cross. Earthly kings don’t li ...
    April 9, 2014 - 10:10 am
  • Confidentiality clauses in personnel settlement agreements for public workers

    Recently, the House Government Oversight Committee passed House File 2462 on a party-line vote of 5 to 4.
    April 9, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Reader Poll

    The Casey's General Store in Murray is opening Thursday, April 24. Do you plan on visiting that day or after?