Editorials

Many features of Iowa Falls contribute to making it “The Scenic City.” The Iowa River’s twists and turns and the limestone cliffs that stand high above the water, historical buildings like the Met Theater and the Carnegie-Ellsworth Building, and our plentiful parks and public greenspaces. Read more

Columns

My living room looks like a disaster zone as foam boards plastered with colorful sticky notes splay across the floor. It looks like a scene from a murder mystery, connecting the dots of a real whodunit using public records. Just like in any good mystery, there is a plot twist in the tale of … Read more

Too often these days, Americans and our government seem to be incapable of agreeing on what the best course of action is, regardless of the issue. This is especially true when we are talking about immigration and immigrants. Read more

Blogs

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A native Iowan, Sara Konrad Baranowski has been editor of the Times Citizen since 2007. She’s a wife, mom to twins and news junkie who appreciates a good waffle as much as a good story. Follow her on Twitter @skonradb.

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Assistant editor and sports editor at the Times Citizen. He grew up on a farm in Alden and has worked at the Times Citizen since 2002. Opinions are his own. Follow him on Twitter @Twinkieites.

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Tony Baranowski is Director of Local Media for Times Citizen Communications. He believes smaller is better when it comes to media, but bigger when it comes to beer. He’s a connoisseur of both. Dad to twins, fan to Cubs. Follow him on Twitter @tonyapb3.

My wife and I are not the kind of people who have lamented our kids growing up. The truth is, Sara and I were on the fence about having kids at all until about a decade ago it kind of smacked us upside the head- if we were going to have the ‘full human experience,’ parenthood should be a par… Read more

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Born and raised in Michigan, graduate of the University of Iowa. She’s a reporter (mostly sports, with some news and features thrown in) for the Times Citizen. Follow her on Twitter @mvanwingen.

Letters