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W. Iowa park reopens after extensive restoration
A western Iowa state park has reopened after three years of work to repair and improve the park after devastating flooding in 2011.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Council Bluffs hires Fort Dodge police chief
The Daily Nonpareil reports a panel selected Fort Dodge Chief Tim Carmody to head the Council Bluffs police department.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Iraqi talks about improving life after the war
An Iraqi woman talks about the need to help single women and children in her country during a stop in Iowa.
Iowa bar owner fights liquor license denial
Matt Overmyer of the O Face Bar appeared before an administrative judge Monday as part of the appeal process to the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division.
Comps and Hedges
FROM MARK: On a recent trip to Atlantic City my friend and I usually play the same amount.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Carmody leaving Fort Dodge
Fort Dodge Police Chief Tim Carmody has accepted the job of police chief in Council Bluffs, City Manager David Fierke confirmed Monday night.
The Daily Caller
Rand Paul To Travel Across Iowa In Presidential Campaign-Style Swing
In a campaign swing resembling that of a presidential candidate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul plans to make a three-day trip across Iowa next week, another indication that the libertarian-leaning Republican is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Wanna know why Republicans can't give up calling Obama 'not American'? They've got nothing else.
When you've got nothing of substance to say, just say that the President of the United States isn't a real American.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
KELO-TV Sioux Falls
Council Bluffs Park To Fight Invasive Plants
Officials in western Iowa will consider seeking a $200,000 state grant to help remove invasive trees and plants taking over a Council Bluffs park.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Insurance Journal West
Height of Iowa Bridge a Challenge for Drivers
Drivers of tall vehicles have hit the Canadian National Railroad bridge twice this week and at least five times this year.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Summer lunch program feeding children, adults
NEW AT SIX....THE COMMUNITY WIDE EFFORT TO MAKE SURE aNO FAMILY GOES HUNGRY DURING THE SUMMER.
Thief Facing Prison Time
One of the two men arrested in Council Bluffs earlier this year accused in a string of car thefts and burglaries across four counties is facing prison.
Drivers repeatedly slam into Council Bluffs bridge
Pat Miller, of the Council Bluffs Public Works Department, tells the Daily Nonpareil motorists don't realize their vehicles won't fit under the 8-foot 8-inch bridge.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Family of Slain Omaha 93 Year-Old Says Border Enforcement Would Have Saved Her
Ninety-three year-old Louise Sollowin passed away in July 2013 after she was beaten and raped by an illegal alien four days earlier.
The Des Moines Register
Kling clucks about running for office
I was taken by surprise in last week's column by Sara Opie when she endorsed me as a write-in candidate for U.S. Senate as an alternative to both Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley, especially since Sara leans to the right and I lean to the left.
Dierks' Selfie with His "Best Fan"
DIERKS BENTLEY honored a super fan who's attended 100 of his concerts . . . by giving her a special meet & greet at his show Saturday in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
O'Malley set to return to Iowa
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is heading back to Iowa this weekend, just weeks after the Democrat - who has said he's exploring a 2016 presidential run - was the keynote speaker at the state Democratic convention.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Official discusses western Iowa recreation trail
Mark Shoemaker, executive director of Pottawattamie County's conservation board, says design work will begin this year and construction will start next year for a trail between Council Bluffs and Weston.
Dorothy Jean Kennedy
Dorothy Kennedy, 92, of Oskaloosa passed Sunday, July 13, 2014, at the Oskaloosa Care Center.