ATLANTIC — An accident at 10th and Poplar streets in Atlantic early Saturday morning resulted in a brief power outage in Atlantic.

The Exira High School Class of 1950 held their 69-Year Reunion on July 3 at Pizza Ranch in Atlantic with 13 in attendance. The nine classmates and three of the guests are Seated (left to right): Classmates Colleen Petersen Nichols, Atlantic; Beverly Smith Nelson, Atlantic; Ruby Clausen Kraka…

Spend an afternoon with good music and cool eats on Sunday, July 28, at 4:30 p.m. as the Friends of Hitchcock House will present the second summer program of 2019 by hosting the Schmidt sisters. The girls were raised in Griswold and have been singing together since they were young. Kelsey an…

HARLAN — When the statistics are reviewed in Atlantic’s 2-0 Iowa Class 3A district semifinal loss to Harlan Friday night at JJ Jensen Sports Complex, one thing will stand out in this pitcher’s duel.

The Southwest Iowa Swarm, in its third year of existence, is looking to improve on a number of top-four finishes at this weekend’s Iowa Games.

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ATLANTIC — An accident at 10th and Poplar streets in Atlantic early Saturday morning resulted in a brief power outage in Atlantic.

The Exira High School Class of 1950 held their 69-Year Reunion on July 3 at Pizza Ranch in Atlantic with 13 in attendance. The nine classmates and three of the guests are Seated (left to right): Classmates Colleen Petersen Nichols, Atlantic; Beverly Smith Nelson, Atlantic; Ruby Clausen Kraka…

Spend an afternoon with good music and cool eats on Sunday, July 28, at 4:30 p.m. as the Friends of Hitchcock House will present the second summer program of 2019 by hosting the Schmidt sisters. The girls were raised in Griswold and have been singing together since they were young. Kelsey an…

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Cathy Baragary grew up selling furniture, flooring and window coverings as a part of a family business. She opened her own business, Interior Touch, 20 years ago to provide professional product and service in an area Atlantic lacked.

Regardless of what stage of life you’re in, you must make financial and investment decisions that will be with you for the remainder of your years. But the moves you make when you’re just starting out in your career may be quite different from when you’re retired.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — These Iowa lotteries were drawn Sunday:

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GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Watching high divers take a nine-story plunge into the waters below is anxiety-inducing enough. Imagine if that person falling through the air is your significant other.

DES MOINES — The first confirmed case of West Nile virus in a human in Iowa was in Audubon County. Iowa Public Health Department officials announced Friday that the victim was a man living in Audubon County, between the ages of 61 and 80, and he has recovered.

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

So RAGBRAI is coming, like it or not. It’s a big deal and it will affect a lot of people; riders, spectators, helpers and community members alike. I’ve decided to give a little tutorial on bicycling etiquette, both from the standpoint of cyclists, and motorists. I’m hoping this will keep us …

“...that He (God) who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion...”

If you're a fan of the Los Angeles Angels -- heck, even Major League Baseball -- the only thing you can say about last Friday's rout of Seattle is, "This was Tyler Skaggs' night."

“It (the grace of God) teaches us to say ‘No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age...”

For those of you who didn’t go see the Cass County Choral Society program last week, you missed out on a great performance! The musicians are great as any professional. Michelle Andersen is a great pianist, and Ray McCalla is very talented director. I sang with them for the December 2018 pro…