LC Clinic is holding its annual Diaper Drive from Jan. 17 through Feb. 28. Huggies & Pampers in sizes Newborn,1,2,3,4,5 and 6 are needed for the Atlantic clinic opening soon at 507 Chestnut Street, and for the existing Creston and Stuart clinics. Please deliver diapers to one of the dro…

Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours at the college. Local students include Brandon Westphalen of Atlantic.

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AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has paused activities indefinitely as a result of COVID-19 protocols within the program. Due to the pause, Saturday’s game at Kansas has been postponed.

The Cass County Farm Bureau scholarship program is accepting applicants for the 2021 school year. Graduating high school seniors will be chosen to receive a several hundred-dollar Scholarship award depending on number of eligible applicants. One senior will be selected for consideration for …

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

ATLANTIC- Atlantic Police Officers are warning of a possible scam after receiving a complaint from a citizen who received a phone call from a person who said they were from the Atlantic Medical Center and were requesting information.

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AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has paused activities indefinitely as a result of COVID-19 protocols within the program. Due to the pause, Saturday’s game at Kansas has been postponed.

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OAKLAND – There was still one wrestling dual that took place Thursday evening, and it was Riverside that had the honors, sweeping past Tri-Center (46-30) and Woodbine (69-6) in a meet at River…

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Winter paddling can provide solitude, exercise and an opportunity to see amazing winter beauty. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recommends that paddlers wait for warmer weather …

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Maishe Dailey swished a 3-pointer from the left elbow with 2.9 seconds remaining in overtime as Akron defeated Toledo 95-94 on Saturday, handing the Rockets their first conference loss.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — De’Torrion Ware had 29 points as Morgan State rolled past Coppin State 92-72 on Saturday. Troy Baxter added 22 points for the Bears, while Malik Miller chipped in 21. Baxter a…

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…

 LC Clinic is holding its annual Diaper Drive from Jan. 17 through Feb. 28. Huggies & Pampers in sizes Newborn,1,2,3,4,5 and 6 are needed for the Atlantic clinic opening soon at 507 Chestnut Street, and for the existing Creston and Stuart clinics. Please deliver diapers to one of the dro…

ATLANTIC – Cass County Health System has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Cass County Health System is in the top one percent of 4,542 U.S. hospit…

Atlantic – Cass County Health System’s Senior Life Solutions, an intensive outpatient group therapy program for seniors, successfully made the transition to providing services remotely due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said Saturday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation's capital on Saturday, as governors answered the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to help safeguard Washington even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests …

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Like many Brazilian public health experts, Dr. Regina Flauzino spent most of 2020 watching with horror as COVID-19 devastated Brazil. When the opportunity to join the government’s vaccination effort came, she was thrilled: She would be able to share her decades of on-th…

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s electoral commission says longtime President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine alleges rigging and officials struggle to explain how polling results were compiled amid an internet blackout.

What happened Wednesday in Washington was wrong, despicable and inevitable. But it was the natural conclusion to events building for the last four years and culminating in one of the most disturbing scenes we are ever likely to witness in our lifetimes.

My most memorable New Year’s Day took place five years ago on a cold, clear morning in another life. We awoke to find a 30-acre lake where there had been pasture the night before. The Arkansas River had been rising ominously for days, and when it got high enough, it always backed up the bayo…

Democrats and their allies in the press spent the last four years accusing President Donald Trump of being soft on Russia. And worse: Some called the president a Russian asset, a traitor, Putin’s patsy and much, much more. It was all nonsense, because behind the rhetoric was the stark realit…