The praise band at Bethany Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls is celebrating a milestone this month that even The Beatles couldn’t match. The band has been together — learning, playing and worshiping — for a decade. Read more

Senior night did not feature any surprises, as Iowa Falls-Alden swept visiting Hampton-Dumont/CAL in three sets to clinch a winning record in the North Central Conference. Read more

This week the Times Citizen — in collaboration with 11 other media organizations across seven states — published “Seeking a Cure: The quest to save rural hospitals,” a project that explores the pressures that are squeezing rural health care, and how some hospitals and clinics have reacted. Read more

A few weeks ago I suggested in my column that the sport of soccer is rapidly growing in popularity in the United States. As if to substantiate my observation, the Sept. 20 Des Moines Register burst forth with a front page spread and a four column double-headline asking, “What’s the score on … Read more