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My co-worker Mylan Schroder and I ventured to Ireton Tuesday, Feb. 5, to check out the lunch menu at Ireton’s newest Main Street business — Trattoria Buon Gusto, an Italian restaurant. Let me tell you, it was absolutely wonderful.

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As a child, my shoes were brown leather and clunky, with attached braces reaching to my knees. I was born with cerebral palsy and went to physical and occupational therapy frequently. I especially disliked shoe shopping. My family shopped at Tanner’s Clothing in Sheldon and I would try to co…

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In a record-setting voter turnout Feb. 5, the people of Sioux Center made their voices heard for progress and education.

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Steve King has purposely avoided holding town hall meetings due to his solid voting record until, that is, his U.S. House Republican peers stripped him from serving on three committees. He’s now on a war path to regain public favor.

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I recently house-sat for a month while two very good friends enjoyed the sun in their apartment in Hawaii.

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If there is one thing I have learned in my life, it is the fact that success doesn’t just happen.

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It has been quite a week in Iowa and for the nation. We saw a roller coaster of weather that took us to the depths of the freezer and then up to the heights of an almost 100-degree change in temperature in three days’ time.

Cold and snow followed by even more cold. We’re experiencing a terrible winter that’s been a challenge for local schools and those of us supposedly enjoying our golden years. Even Duffer, our 11-year old dog, doesn’t like going outside.

The left is trying to ruin America. I want to be clear, the left doesn’t mean Democrats. There is a distinct difference between the left, and mainstream Democrats. By and large, Democrats are patriots who love their country.