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The Iowa Basketball Coaches Association also released its all-state teams, with several area players honored.

Had I not once spent a semester living adjacent to the Smith College campus in Massachusetts years ago, I'd probably never have read Michael Powell's extraordinary New York Times account of a tragi-comic racial debacle there.

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The Iowa Basketball Coaches Association also released its all-state teams, with several area players honored.

ATLANTIC — Timothy Brown, 30, of Atlantic, turned himself in on Wednesday, Feb. 3 on Cass County warrants for assault causing serious injury, interference with official acts and disorderly conduct. The charges are related to a bar fight at the Fireside Lounge on Feb. 19.

CAM FFA has invited Glenn Brunkow to be the guest speaker at their FFA Banquet on Saturday, March 20. Brunkow farms and ranches in central Pottawatomie County, Kan. with his father, wife and two kids. They grow corn, soybeans, wheat and hay and raise cattle and sheep on their fifth-generatio…

Officials with the Cass/Atlantic Development Corporation are partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Cass area. This study will geographically define which communities contribute to Cass workforce, re…

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CASS COUNTY – There’s a new face at Cass/Atlantic Development Corporation (CADCO). Jessi Klever started as assistant to CADCO Executive Director Jennifer McEntaffer on May 11.

ATLANTIC – The Atlantic Chamber received $2,000 worth of gift cards as part of a $200,000 donation from Fareway Stores, Inc. to Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives (ICCE. Donations are given to chambers in communities with Fareway stores. They will be given to small businesses in the Atlanti…

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DES MOINES — It’s unlikely any minds were changed, but in an effort to promote civil discourse, Iowa 1st Congressional District Democrats took the unusual step of inviting Republican U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson to speak to their quarterly meeting over the weekend.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the move says the New York Jets placed the franchise tag on safety Marcus Maye, a steady playmaker and leader with whom the team hopes to work out a long-term deal.

ATLANTIC — The Diagnostic Imaging department at Cass County Health System recently learned about new recommendations regarding mammography and the COVID-19 vaccine.

ATLANTIC — Positive COVID-19 cases are up in Cass County with over 24 cases being reported since March 1 and the 7-day average hitting as high as 12.7%, the second highest in the state, with only Jasper, Lucas and Fremont counties with a percentage of 10% or over. But neither Cass County Pub…

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas Senate panel on Monday advanced legislation banning transgender girls and women athletes from competing in sports consistent with their gender identity, despite supporters saying they can't cite an example of that happening in the state.

SAO PAULO (AP) — A justice from Brazil’s top court on Monday annulled all sentences against former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, which for now restores his political rights and would potentially allow him to run again for the presidency next year.

BERLIN (AP) — Eager to deliver hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses that have been piling up, Germany has begun ramping up its use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine after authorities said it could be safely given to people age 65 and over.

LONDON (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s two-hour prime-time interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, contained revelations and allegations that have left Britain’s royal family reeling, painting a picture of racism, insensitivity and deep-rooted dysfunction.

Had I not once spent a semester living adjacent to the Smith College campus in Massachusetts years ago, I'd probably never have read Michael Powell's extraordinary New York Times account of a tragi-comic racial debacle there.

During the 2020 campaign, candidate Joe Biden promised to undo President Donald Trump's border security policies. He pledged to halt all deportations for 100 days and allow asylum seekers who enter the United States illegally to stay in this country while their cases are considered, rather t…

My family has farmed near Audubon for many years and we’ve seen the good times and bad. Mother Nature and foreign trade markets have brought blessing and curse, high prices and low. After all the ups and downs, I think it is time we take matters into our own hands and do more to create stabl…