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Rustic Ridge Estates gains approval; CST buys McCausland

June 29, 1978: Negotiations for the sale of the McCausland Cooperative Telephone Company to Central Scott Telephone Company were expected to culminate in a merger. Central Scott had an offer of $85,000 on the table. more

'When my kids cry at night, I'm glad I can be their source of comfort'

Last night I kissed my three kids good night and went on my way. I had what felt like a million things to do when both my daughters started crying and calling out for me. It was already late and my first reaction was to feel annoyed. Why can't they just go sleep?! more

Ethanol is a critical piece of America's energy strategy

The conflict over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) between the EPA, Congress and special interest groups has  left hardworking people throughout rural America with a growing sense of uncertainty about their futures. more

Exempt Canada from harmful tariffs

Congressman Dave Loebsack on June 22 called on U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, to support the tens of thousands of Iowans who rely on a healthy trading relationship with Canada by exempting Canada from the tariffs that began on June 1. more

County should lead for QC Airport

"We need bold regional action to secure the future of QC International Airport ..." more

Heartwarming to see Americans' reaction to 'despicable' policy

"Believe me, this action of the president has nothing to do with compassion, but was solely a reaction to the political fallout and disgust brought about by the president’s policy ..." more

Appreciate America's historic greatness

"It’s refreshing for a man reared in a small Iowa town by a Christian family and living in today’s secular society to review the ideals and conviction of our Founders ..." more

Good decision to erect stop sign

"We hope this will prevent further accidents and fatalities ..." more

The children at our Door

"These children and their parents are going to need the intervention and support of men and women of good will for many years ..." more

Can't wait to share our hometown!

"We want to say Thank You for the new flags. On Flag Day, they were awesome, and the flower beds and hanging pots are beautiful along LeClaire Road ..." more

'Everybody's sweetheart'

The music at Shirley Davis' memorial service Saturday at the United Methodist Church in DeWitt was more like a prom than a funeral dirge. more

A community of readers

A shower of ash and sparks spewed from the burning barn like some hellish rainstorm and firefighters instinctively trained hoses on the siding of the adjacent house to save it. The Long Grove barn was a lost cause. more
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