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Let's Take 5

Take 5 is our online-only feature that allows our editorial team to cut loose and showcase their writing chops and digital talents. Keep coming back, a new Take 5 post will appear at 3 p.m. each weekday. 

So sit back, relax and Take 5 with us!

Friday, December 13, 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

I was a little late to the party on Sunday, Dec. 8, as far as hearing where the University of Iowa and Iowa State University were going to be playing for their college football bowl games, but when I looked up the matchups late that evening o… Read more

Monday, December 09, 2019

Voting is now open for Iowa State Bank and’s Most Memorable Photo with Santa Contest! So vote! Polls will close at noon Friday, Dec. 20. The top vote-getter will receive a $250 Visa gift card courtesy of Iowa State Bank. A s… Read more

Friday, December 06, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Tuesday, December 03, 2019