Human trafficking: an Iowa issue Brian Smith Contributing Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Would you be surprised to learn that cases of human trafficking have occurred recently in Iowa as close as Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, and Davenport? Human trafficking... + continue reading
Fundraising is already underway as (front, holding drawings) Angie and Kurt Weidemann help Hawkeye Community Betterment Club members (back) Dorty Yauslin, Brent Mitchell, Bruce Mitchell, Brad Halverson, Dave Boess, John Fels and Bobbi Jo Koch. Chris DeBack photos Hawkeye... + continue reading
Elgin native Glen Christen recently had his romantic Western “Marshals Storm” published by Green Ivy Press. The 1964 Valley graduate will have the two sequels “Sisters Storm” and “Brothers Storm” published in the near future. Former Elgin native... + continue reading
The Valley “C” Store, formerly owned by Viafield, is now a Casey’s General Store after the company took possession of the store last week. All Valley “C” Store employees, including (l-r) Vickie Chicken, Lisa LaBrec, store manager Henrietta Dalarosa, and Lorna... + continue reading
In her 11th year of teaching Just For Kix in West Union, Katrina Schmitt (left) has been able to teach hundreds of local kids how to perform. During one of her weekly classes, Schmitt checks hand placement and form for Wee Kix (second and third grade) dancers Lily Holthaus, Gracelyn Kent,... + continue reading
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