CLIVE — Iowans’ favorite pork dish is the breaded pork tenderloin. You can be rewarded for traveling the state and sampling these delicious sandwiches at 10 of 14 designated locations on the newest version of the Iowa Tenderloin Trail.


ATLANTIC – Those who attended a meeting Tuesday night to explore options for aquatic recreation in Atlantic said they like having an outdoor water space and an expandable dome that can open and close, allowing the space to be indoor or outdoor.

ATLANTIC - By a 5-1 vote the Atlantic City Council formally approved changes to the way elections are held in the city, changing from a “winner take all” system to a “majority-runoff” system.

ATLANTIC – The Atlantic Park and Recreation Board wants to know what other towns comparable to Atlantic’s size have for park staff after discussing staffing options for Atlantic’s department Monday night.


Late July is an excellent time to buy local produce in Iowa, in part because crowd favorites like sweet corn, green beans, and tomatoes (we’ll have a few this week!) start showing up at farmers markets. It’s tomatoes, sweet corn, and green beans that most people think of when they think of v…

An “Art in the Park” event for adults will be held on Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Lower Center Shelter in Sunnyside Park. Canvas and paint will be provided, and those who attend should bring their own drinks and snacks.


The summer seems to be flying by. Before we know it, we’ll be heading to the Iowa State Fair and shopping for school supplies. With the second half of 2021 underway, a slate of new bills have taken effect and the previous fiscal year has come to a close. I find myself taking the time to do a mid-year check-in and assess where we are as a state and our progress as a state legislature.

More than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2020, a nearly 30% surge from 2019 and the most ever recorded in a single year, according to recently released data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Addiction experts say the increase in overdose deaths was largely driven by the increased […]

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Fishing for catfish is a fun summer tradition for many Iowa families. You can always count on channel catfish when the bite slows down for other fish in the heat of Iowa summers.

Residents living in and around the Atlantic can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. St Paul’s Lutheran Church will host this community event on Aug. 17 at at 1011 E…


CASS COUNTY — As the pandemic seems to be winding down, and COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites are closing, is there still a place individuals can get tested or vaccinated in Cass County?

ATLANTIC - An Atlantic High School Blood Drive, hosted by Reagan Watson, is coming up on Saturday at the Cass County Community Center.

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to threaten homes in neighboring California.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican politicians are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade COVID-19 vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the shots as a new, more contagious variant sends caseloads soaring. But after months of ignoring — and, in some cases, stoking — misinf…

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly, raising questions for dozens of countries that have given the Chinese company’s shots to their most vulnerable populations.

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Thousands of Eritrean refugees are increasingly caught in the middle of the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where witnesses and U.N. officials say forces have attacked their camps, abducted or killed some of the residents, and stolen their food and possessions.