The Iowa Western Cass County Jazz & Wine Scholarship fundraiser is Sunday, March 1. All proceeds go to the Cass County Scholarship fund that assists Cass County students to further their education at IWCC. Tickets are $25 per person and you will be able to enjoy music provided by the Iow…

ATLANTIC – After meeting Wednesday night with members of the Atlantic Education Association to exchange proposals for contracts for the 2020-21 school year, Atlantic District officials met Thursday night with members of the Atlantic Support Staff to discuss opening proposals for an agreement…

“Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.”

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Below is a season summary of team finishes and state qualifiers for the Little Trojans wrestling program this past winter. Many youths participated, getting a strong and solid foundation for f…

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On Feb. 4, 32-year-old Jennifer Meese-Cherry of Audubon was cited for allowing a dog at large. She was cited and released on scene. During this same incident, 34-year-old Robert Taylor Glidden…

Pat McCurdy of McCurdy Investments is leading the way as a Bronze sponsor ($250) in supporting scholarship funds for Cass County students who are attending Iowa Western Community College. The photo features: Pat and Dianne McCurdy

Join in the fun of the 13th Annual Jazz & Wine on Sunday, March 1 from 5-7 p.m. The scholarship fundraiser features an ensemble from the Iowa Western Music Dept. together with wonderful food, wine and non-alcoholic beverages, and luscious desserts. The public is invited and the tickets a…

ATLANTIC — The Atlantic City Council agreed Wednesday night to enter into a $90,000 “General Obligation Solid Waste Management Loan Agreement” that will provide the city’s share of annual landfill fees.


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday dramatically reduced the compensation a paralyzed northeast Iowa man received from a jury in a lawsuit against an insurance company even while finding the company's actions were “reprehensible."

A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020:

A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020:

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HIAWATHA, Iowa, Feb. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group, a leading U.S. designer and manufacturer of rugged computing and networking solutions, announced today the launch of several technologies to be unveiled at AFCEA WEST 2020. The solutions are primed for demanding deployment environments and evolving defense operations facing multi-domain adversaries.

DALLAS — Data reported in the just published American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Statistics — 2020 Update, show heart disease and stroke deaths continue to decline, but that trend has slowed significantly in recent years. Further discouraging is that more people are living in poo…

Discussing mental health has become less taboo in modern culture than it used to be before, and that openness is now also crossing over into the workplace. However, many organizations still seem to be falling behind on this trend. From unrealistic, demanding deadlines to heavy workloads and long hours to even shifting performance priorities, there’s often never a shortage of stress at work.

On Jan. 14, Community Health published story titled "No More Body Shaming" that contained quotes from a source who levied unfounded allegations of impropriety against White Rock Montessori school in Dallas. Allegations that White Rock Montessori condoned or allowed instances of body shaming against students, and is now retaliating against the children of parents who raise such issues with the school, are unsubstantiated and solely the opinion of the source quoted in the story. Community Health apologizes to White Rock Montessori for any harm that has come to its reputation and its business as a respected educational institute as a result of the statements contained in the story.

It’s tax season once again, and stress levels are high. While you are plunging away those numbers and stressing about refunds and payments to the IRS, there are ways you can keep those anxieties under control.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell pledged Friday that the Fed will “use our tools" to support the economy, an effort to ease fears and a strong signal of a likely rate cut, perhaps at its next meeting March 17-18.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Like many liberals, Lara Smith considers herself a feminist, favors abortion rights and believes the nation’s immigration policies under the Trump administration have just been “vile.”

PARIS (AP) — Amusement parks, sports events, religious gatherings, even school. More and more things in a growing swath of the world are now affected by the new virus. And that's messing with global financial markets as basic business, trade and tourism suffers from the disruptions.

TOKYO (AP) — Hoping to boost morale in Japan by assuring people that the Tokyo Olympics will be held as scheduled, IOC President Thomas Bach held a conference call limited to three of Japan's main media outlets — newspapers Asahi and Yomiuri, and the Kyodo news agency.

“Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.”

“When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, ‘Brothers, what shall we do?’”

Let’s just say that, from this sportswriter’s perspective, I’m glad to be covering Class 2A football, and that my alma mater back home – North Scott – is nestled safely in Class 3A.