10/07/2015 - 5:51pm
A shipping transfer facility at Midwest Manufacturing north of Shell Rock is the latest development agreement to pass muster with local government and the corporate attorneys.
The Butler County Board of Supervisors approved the agreement on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
Menard Inc., which is already doing business as Midwest Manufacturing...
10/01/2015 - 7:08pm
For the final 10 years of his life, Clarksville resident and my grandfather, Frank Dexter Merrill, kept a diary.
The last words he typed on his Underwood portable typewriter were: “I am so tired, I can hardly navigate.” Then, he had a massive heart attack, and died right there in his chair.
This happened in July,...
10/01/2015 - 7:05pm
As a general rule, the more an Iowan makes, the smaller the percentage he or she pays in taxes.
On the other end of the spectrum, a policy lawmakers brought about to help startups has become one of the most lucrative tax credits for big business in Iowa.
Mike Owen, executive director of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Iowa Policy...
10/01/2015 - 6:58pm
A family custody dispute over a 3-month-old Paislie Peretto has been taken to the "court" of public opinion on social media, as well as the Iowa courts.
The grandparents live in Allison. A post claims the child is "missing" and was taken by parents from Allison/Waterloo and possibly headed to Tennessee.