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New Year’s Eve day culminated into one of those “why me” moments with yet another clumsy injury. There’s really no one to blame but myself . . . and the electric fence line.

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The annual Army vs. Navy football game is one of the oldest sports rivalries in the United States. Last Dec. 14 in Philadelphia the two teams met on the gridiron for the 120th time. Navy won, 34 to 14. I bring this up because in the coming months the State of Iowa just might see its own vers…

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It seems ironic that Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has turned out to be a nemesis to President Donald Trump over his pre-presidential ongoing projected image as America’s most notorious philanderer and his unequivocal debasement of the presidency itself. While Trum…

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Editor’s Note: The Hardin County Board of Supervisors voted last month to place a moratorium on commercial wind energy conversion construction permits. The board has asked the county attorney to review the county's policy and suggest possible updates. Board members cited concerns that includ…

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According to recent headlines, former Secretary of State John Kerry and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger have launched a war on climate change. To their credit, however, they want us to quit calling it “climate change” and call it for what it really is: pollution.

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The Iowa Board of Regents is being asked this week to consider a complex proposal to turn the operation of the University of Iowa’s utility system over to an unnamed a business that will be paid to operate it for the next 50 years.

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I really love the holiday season . . . I really do. And this year it seems I have enjoyed it even more than usual. I had my Christmas tree up a week and a half before Thanksgiving, and insisted lights be put up on the house soon after that. My Christmas light show consists of a single string…

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'Tis the season for being nice, especially for the little ones who want Santa to bring them gifts. And as Iowans, we have an overall reputation for being “nice,” but I’ve seen my share of naughty, especially this holiday season.

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A birthday celebration occurred over the Thanksgiving holiday, and since everyone was getting tired of turkey, pizza was on the menu. Now I used to love pizza just as much as the next person, but because I’m now lactose intolerant, I can’t eat it because of the dairy. Knowing my dilemma, my …