"The most important evaluation of a society is not based upon how well the rich, powerful and privileged are do ... »
People & Places
When it comes to the holidays - particularly Thanksgiving - many people have food on the brain. Especially those working in local bakeries, pouring ... »
MADISON COUNTY - What keeps people coming back to the Bridges of Madison County, year after year? Romance, said Kayla Hawkins, tourism director at ... »
In the middle of the night, my daughter wakes me because she is afraid of mummies. I tell her they are dead and she should go back to sleep, but sh ... »
The frenzied shopping days of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday will be upon us very soon. While it gives me great pleasure to ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - A Kirkwood Community College professor of philosophy and humanities has received a $50,000 award for his work.
Scott Samuels ... »
My 4-year-old handed me a scrap of paper, on it she had drawn two stick figures with sad faces. #x201c;What is this?#x201d; I asked.
#x201c;I ... »
For many visitors, attending a Cirque du Soleil show is as much a Las Vegas tradition as gambling in a casino or marveling at the bright lights on ... »
CHARLES CITY - In the winter of 1901, Charles Hart and Charles Parr came to Charles City, the county seat of Floyd County.
But while Hart a ... »
From late August through early October 2014, MORE Productions of Los Angeles shot the principal scenes for #x201c;The Summerland ... »
LECLAIRE - Ryan and Garrett Burchett have a simple philosophy: The brothers and managers of Mississippi River Distilling Co. in LeClaire want peopl ... »
Curator Daniela Sneppova's favorite item in the newest exhibit at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is a tiny book with minuscule typefa ... »
A few days ago my children hit a milestone: That moment when they are in control of their bodily noises to the extent that they can annoy me with t ... »