A year ago with four seniors and 11 juniors on the team, Coach Aaron Koester was looking at a turn-around year, a run at a conference title, with an eye at returning to state.
Patrick Michael Conway of Russell passed away Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. There will be a celebration of life held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 11:30 a.m., with a rosary at 11 a.m., at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Visitation will be held prior f…
One of the questionable benefits of being semi-retired is being able to tune into just about any news program I want to at just about any time of the day, short of the two mornings a week I still spend at the newspaper office.
Last Friday the Revenue Estimating Conference met. This process gives us final revenue projections as we start preparing our budgets for the next fiscal year. Because of the pro-growth policies we have continued to pass throughout the last several years, Iowa has seen economic growth even th…
When COVID-19 hammered the world last March and President Trump, along with Gov. Kim Reynolds, ordered businesses, schools, churches and social gatherings shut down, only “essential” businesses remained open.