McLEAN, Va., July 18, 2019 — Glen R. Smith has been designated by President Donald Trump as chairman and CEO of the Farm Credit Administration (FCA). The designation was effective July 17. FCA has examination and regulatory authority over the Farm Credit System, with oversight by Congress. C…

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.

ATLANTIC – Due to problems with vandalism in the city park restrooms, Atlantic Park and Recreation Interim Director Bryant Rasmussen suggested to the Atlantic Park and Recreation Board to lock the restrooms at night.

Terry Smith, from Nashville, Tenn., has been singing his composition “The Far Side Banks of Jordan” for a loving large audience in the upper Midwest for nearly 20 years.

It was a Day of Play on Tuesday, July 9 from 1-3 p.m. at Horizon Equipment in Audubon.

Atlantic – The July session of Healthy U will be held Tuesday, July 23 at Cass County Health System. The program, Fad Diet Dilemma will be presented by Beth Olsen, MS, RD, LD, Direct or of Public Health. Beth will cover popular fad diets and tips to develop a healthy lifestyle.

The fifth annual Southwest Iowa Summer Leadership Academy Camp was held this past week to teach leadership skills to middle school students from area schools. The Summer Leadership Academy Camp invited students from the following schools to attend two days of leadership training at Atlantic …

A lot of our time and energy is spent dealing with America’s old-time country music. It’s still one of the best genres of music for many fans, and is still especially popular with many of our elders.

Scientists are asking everyone to get out and record all the bumblebees they see in their backyard during the 9 days between July 13 and July 21.

On June 9, Eric Lopez, 33 of Audubon, was charged with animal at large. He was issued a citation and released on promise to appear.

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.

AMES – Two former football players responsible for changing the culture of the Iowa State football program have joined the Cyclone staff.

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."

COUNCIL BLUFFS — If you’re a baseball fan who loves offense, Tuesday night’s Iowa Class 1A district semifinal between AHSTW and Council Bluffs St. Albert was for you.

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.

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 …

NEW YORK (AP) — When special counsel Robert Mueller closed the books on the Russia investigation, he produced a report of more than 400 pages, and Attorney General William Barr held a news conference outlining the reasons the Justice Department didn't charge President Donald Trump.

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — In a story July 18 about new charges related to the 1981 El Mozote massacre in El Salvador, The Associated Press reported erroneously that two military officers were killed in 1984 when the helicopter in which they were flying was fired on by guerrillas. It w…

KYOTO, Japan (AP) — Investigators on Friday returned to the skeletonized building where a man raging about theft set a fire that gutted an animation production studio, killed 33 people and crushed the hearts of comic fans in Japan and beyond.