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Opinion

  • Life of a sportswriter: The marathon week

    Approximately 840 miles.Give or take a few miles, that’s the amount of driving I did across the stat ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Is there an ordinance for that?

    Birdie SandemanCrestonRegarding the present debate of moving our current library to a different loca ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Poolman: The best advice is to enjoy life

    Monday night I spent three training hours in the company of several other Creston firefighters practicing hooking up to a fire hydrant and laying hose ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Another great Union County Fair

    From Ron DunphyUnion CountyWith great fanfare another Union County Fair is in the record books. Comp ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Ernst commercial seems really odd

    From Monica McCarthyCrestonI see the Joni Ernst commercial where she accuses Bruce Braley of insulti ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Show us the proof

    From Jim StalkerCrestonShow us the proof, not just the dream! Show us how we will be able to heat an ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Looking for yearbooks

    From Dennis HowardGardner, Kan., formerly of CrestonI have a collection called the “Faces and Yearbo ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • Attacking the library board is wrong

    From Marcia FultonCrestonYou can want the current library to move to the Lincoln school site or desi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Research changed my mind

    From Connie MaxsonCrestonLast September I was invited to join the library board. At that time, I was ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • PETERSON: Lenox Tigers are back on Iowa's baseball map

    Twenty-five years ago I stood in the media box at Marshalltown High School shooting photographs of Lenox pitcher Kurt Stoaks on the mound for coach St ...
    July 25, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Thank you class of 1974

    From Deb Loudon, treasurer, class of 1974 • Creston | I would like to publicly thank several people who were instrumental in making the class of 1974' ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Tax dollars not necessary for a new library

    Jeromy Brown • Creston | As a new library board member last year, I approached the Lincoln-to-Library effort with an open mind. As a native of Humbol ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Times have changed

    From Jean Ide • Creston | My name is Jean Ide, and I am on the library board. I was appointed by the Union County Board of Supervisors to represent re ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Paulsen: Sweet corn time is upon us

    I know I've been getting my sweet corn fix taken care of as of late. You only have a couple of months to take advantage of the fresh, off the cob stuf ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Feed the cities

    From Evonne Jennett • Bedford | You anti-CAFO people wanted some rules so livestock raisers could not put a building where ever they wanted — and you ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
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