Editorials

It’s been 23 years since voters in the Iowa Falls School District approved a bond referendum for the local schools. But now, as district leaders take a step back to get a full picture of the school buildings’ current state, it’s becoming clear that the way forward may include a new referendum. Read more

Columns

As I mentioned in a preceding Times Citizen column, the founding of KIFG Radio in Iowa Falls, in 1962, was the brain child of four local businessmen: Met Theater Manager Tommy Tompkins, Sewing Machine Shop Owner Russ Schneider, Evergreen Dairy Owner Dwight Brown and Price Hatchery Owner Clar… 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.

With no sports to cover in recent months and empty pages, the sports staff has been racking our brains with ideas for content. I saw on social media other writers posting their sports inspirations. We thought it would be cool to ask our area coaches to answer a few questions about their spor… Read more

Letters