- Shut down medical alert calls I wrote in my last column, the single most common complaint I received in 2013 involved this free medical alert system recorded call (robo-call). The recorded call told the listener someone ordered a free medical alert system for them. If you wanted
YOUNGQUIST: 'Taste of Home' cookbook offers more than 300 recipes
Fine Amnesty in January! As a holiday gift to our readers, the library will be offering a fine amnesty from Jan. 2 until Jan. 31 for people who return their overdue materials in January. Also, if you have outstanding fines at the library you may have
- Lafayette Apartments owner thankful for assistance during gas leak On behalf of the tenants and the employees of the Lafayette Apartments we would like to thank the Clinton Fire Department and the city inspectors for their quick response in finding the gas leak from outside the building. We also want to thank Allia
- Clarify campaign involvement rules for Iowa politicians During the upcoming session, Iowa lawmakers will probably be looking at clarifying rules relating to presidential campaign involvement for Iowa's House and Senate members. Even though we expect our state leaders to be familiar with whatever rules are
- Our crazed sexuality standards The New York Times brings us the "next frontier in fertility treatment." It's about dissolving the prejudice against transgender people having children. "Andy Inkster, a transgender man, had always wanted biological children. So when he embarked on t
PITTS: Life, death and small government
Marlise Munoz was 33 when she died.
HERALD'S OPINION: New council on track to handle city financial woes
The time has arrived. Two months after Clinton voters restacked their City Council's lineup by voting four new people into office, it is now time to see how that seven-member group sets goals, analyzes data and works together to reach a consensus as
LEVINE: Feeling a bit waterlogged
I only had one major concern Tuesday morning — exercising.
- Politics and Minimum Wage There's little debate among academic economists about the effect of minimum wages. University of California, Irvine economist David Neumark has examined more than 100 major academic studies on the minimum wage. He reports that 85 percent of the stud
- Learn how to make the most of your fund-raising programs City Reads Book Club Meets Today. On Thursday, Jan. 9, at 4:30 p.m. the next City Reads Book Club will meet at the main library. The group will be discussing "The Girls from Ames" by Jeffrey Zaslow. Fine Amnesty in January! As a holiday gift to our r
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