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  • Lost friend's legacy making a difference

    I still remember the gut-wrenching feeling, the way my heart sank, the utter disbelief and then the way I felt absolutely nothing after hearing the ne ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • September teal season bonus opportunity for Iowa hunters

    Iowa’s new 16-day statewide early teal season beginning Sept. 6 will provide waterfowlers an opportunity to hunt this fast-flying early migrant before ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Sports briefs

    Kickoff cookoutThe annual Creston/O-M Kickoff Cookout will be held Saturday at Crestmoor Golf Club.S ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Cubs call tarp debacle a ‘freak occurrence’

    Long after Wednesday night’s game had ended, Cubs head groundskeeper Roger Baird was working on the ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Panther boys ranked 14th

    Creston opens the cross country season ranked 14th in Class 3A boys by the Iowa Association of Track Coaches.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • New coach harbors high hopes for young SWCC squad

    Never mind that all but one player, and the coach, are gone from last year's upstart Southwestern volleyball team that charged to a fifth-place finish ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon touches RoughRiders Coach Carlson

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Mark Carlson is one of the most social media-less guys you’ll ever meet.The Cedar Rap ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Rejuvenated Mickelson eyes strong finish to season, has big plans for future

    PARAMUS, N.J. — The signs had been there earlier, but until those four straight days in Kentucky, un ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Outdoor news

    Most of the campsites with electricity in Iowa state parks available for reservation have been snapped up for weeks ahead of the Labor Day holiday.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Heelan opens as Western Iowa football leader

    OMAHA — Defending state champion Sioux City Bishop Heelan, a first-round playoff winner over Creston/O-M, opens the 2014 season as the Class 4A/3A top ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:11 am
  • Barrel racing series winners named

    AFTON — Series end awards were presented after the final two events of the Union County Saddle Club's 3D Can Chase Series (barrel racing) on July 28 a ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Nation's prep baseball wins leader retires

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A 45-year baseball coaching career of high school kids officially came to an end Monday night when Gene Schultz tendered his resignatio ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:08 am
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYMen’s Thursday LeagueAug. 14Team ScorePine Valley 142Calvin-Willets 134Knuth-Lett 132Madi ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:08 am
  • Herbstreit: Iowa has 'a shot to have a great year'

    IOWA CITY — ESPN college football announcer Kirk Herbstreit had some biting comments on the Iowa foo ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • Bibbs could be one of the Cyclones' go-to guys

    AMES — New Iowa State offensive coordinator Mark Mangino insists there will be no favorites in the C ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:08 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should one-man crews be allowed on BNSF railways?