School districts across the state of Iowa have made extension of the state’s Secure an Advanced Vision for Education Tax — SAVE — a priority for the current session of the Iowa Legislature, which opened Monday.
Every explosive report on Facebook’s data-dealing in recent months is really part of the same story. Facebook wanted to connect the world, and it also wanted to make money. To do both, it decided to connect itself to the rest of the Web - by sharing user information from firm to firm. At som…
A provision of the farm bill that received final congressional approval last Wednesday – and is expected to be signed by President Donald Trump this coming week — removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances.
Iowa’s junior senator, Joni Ernst, pushed for what some termed “bold changes” to the federal government budgeting process last week with a series of amendments that would essentially prohibit senators from leaving Washington if they fail to pass a budget and spending bills on time.
If you are a parent, grandparent, relative or friend of a high school senior that will be graduating this spring, the Clarinda Foundation Board of Directors encourages you to visit with the upcoming graduate about their plans to continue their education.
For three years, I worked in communications at a large social-service nonprofit in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. Tenderloin community members face tremendous obstacles: Many are homeless, live far below the poverty line and struggle with mental illness, addictive illness or both. …
Newly completed testing by AAA found that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.
It’s amazing to think how quickly 2018 has come and gone. It has been another great year for the Clarinda Chamber and the community as a whole. We are just at the beginning of one of our busier times of year and I want to take a moment go over the Chamber’s Holiday Season.
On behalf of the Clarinda Foundation Board of Directors and staff I want to encourage you to spend some time with us this Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3:00 p.m. The Clarinda Sings choir members and directors have devoted a considerable amount of time in order to bring you the 24th Annual Clarinda Sing…
A new report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration found that drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying daily.
The first 60 days have flown by. My goal for the first 30 days was to immerse myself in the community and learn the culture. That was easy to do. Businesses welcomed me with tours of their facilities. Every trip to get a cup of coffee or groceries was an opportunity to meet someone new. I…
A new study conducted by Harvard researchers suggests that ramping up wind power in America, which currently provides about 6.3 percent of the country’s electricity, would also raise the nation’s temperatures.
Reckless words from Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. illustrate a disturbing problem in American politics — the demand for politics to be all-out, bare-knuckles brawling. Falwell recently tweeted:
A big thank you goes toward the Lied Public Library and director Andrew Hoppmann for having the Theodore Roosevelt re-enactor a few weeks ago. It was a great way to end the library’s year of providing scheduled entertainment.