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Manly World War II vet, 90, tours European war sites

MANLY A 90-year-old World War II veteran from North Iowa didnt expect to be the center of attention during a recent international trip.

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:00:00 -0500
St. Ansgar elementary school still up for grabs

ST. ANSGAR Following a request to receive public input by ballot, the discussion on whether to take temporary ownership of the vacant elementary school is still an option for the St. Ansgar City Council.

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:00:00 -0500
Discussion continues on ATV, UTV use in Osage limits

OSAGE Action on the discussion of all-terrain vehicle and utility task vehicle use within city limits could be on the horizon as the City Council has scheduled a vote for its Aug. 8 meeting.

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:30:00 -0500
Vacation photo contest offers $1,000 top prize

Vacation photographs often capture a perfect moment in a favorite place.

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:00:00 -0500
Algona man recalls drone rescue

ALGONA It is great to be alive.

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0500
Fatal bicycle crashes reach six-year peak in Iowa

DES MOINES Robert Philips planned to ride in RAGBRAI this week with his daughter.

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Newbies win grand prize at BBQ Bash in Mason City

MASON CITY For Porky Butts BBQ, the first time was the charm.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:11:00 -0500
Past Mason City special elections have had strange twists

MASON CITY The Mason City Council will have to decide soon how to fill the vacancy created by the death of Alex Kuhn on July 15.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:00:00 -0500
Gone Cold: Robert 'Corey' Poffenberger

DES MOINES Robert Corey Poffenberger was shot and killed early Friday morning October 24, 2003, in the driveway of his 2211 East 37th St. home in Des Moines.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:00:00 -0500
Hancock County kids spend a day as a doctor

BRITT A mask was stretched over her ears. Her hair then was tucked up under a blue hat. Blue booties went over her shoes.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:00:00 -0500
Osage woman retires after 40 years of community day care

OSAGE The Milton residence on Mechanic Street is marked by a Main Realty sign. Up the pathway, tucked away from the rain, sits a Fisher Price Little Tykes Wagon red, green and brown.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:00:00 -0500
Presentation sisters celebrate Jubilee

DUBUQUE Four Presentation Sisters with North Iowa ties celebrated their 60-year jubilee July 13 in Dubuque.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0500
Garner boy gets wish to race on track

FOREST CITY The trophy was almost taller than he was.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:00:00 -0500
Lorene Dykstra to speak at Bell Harbor service

CLEAR LAKE | Lorene Dykstra will be the speaker at the Bell Harbor worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday at Knoer Lodge.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Mason City church hosting 'Optimize Your Brain'

MASON CITY | The Seventh-day Adventist Church is hosting "Optimize Your Brain," a peak mental performance series by Dr. Neil Nedley.

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500
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Click to search this book in our catalog When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi

Click to search this book in our catalog Bring Up the Bodies
by Hilary Mantel

Publishers Weekly When last we saw Thomas Cromwell, hero of Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf ...More

Click to search this book in our catalog X: A Novel
by Ilyasah Shabazz

Publishers Weekly This fictionalized account of the boy who became Malcolm X maintains a suspenseful, poetic ...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Grandma Lives in a Perfume Village
by Fang Suzhen

Publishers Weekly Taiwanese author Suzhen writes honestly, even starkly, about the death of a grandparent and...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Three Times Lucky
by Sheila Turnage

Publishers Weekly Eleven years ago, Mo LoBeau arrived in Tupelo Landing, N.C., a newborn baby girl washed do...More

Click to search this book in our catalog Wild : From Lost To Found On the Pacific Coast Trail
by Cheryl Strayed

Library Journal Strayed delves into memoir after her fiction debut, Torch. She here recounts her experience ...More

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