Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 120 17th Avenue NE in Independence, is sponsoring a dinner on Sunday, August 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. to raise funds on behalf of Jon and Vicki Carlin. The money raised will help the Carlins, who are facing many hospital bills due to complications related to Jon’…

WINTHROP – The Church of Christ United held their 9th Annual Pew Ride Saturday, July 13. This year’s ride was in memory of Pastor Dean Schlitter.

JESUP – As baby boomers grow older, more people are looking for ways to “age in place,” meaning they want to be able to stay in their homes, despite issues with declining mobility and other problems associated with growing older. In addition to an aging population, caregivers, children with …

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Independence – Mid-Season Championship racing was held under very hot conditions on Saturday night at the Independence Motor Speedway. In addition to the Mid-Season Championship races, three make-up features were run from the Saturday, June 29 partial rain out.

INDEPENDENCE – To kick off the new season of Buchanan County Health Center’s Spotlight Series, Memory Loss and Palliative Care Specialist Joni Henderson, ARNP, will provide a free seminar in the Community Room at the Independence Public Library on Monday, August 5, from 6 to 7 p.m.

INDEPENDENCE – Buchanan County Health Center’s physical medicine and rehabilitation clinic is pleased to announce an expansion. Beginning in August, Farid Manshadi, MD, will increase his clinic hours to a weekly rotation, visiting the specialty clinic each Monday afternoon.

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

On the morning of July 7, as I loaded my truck with stuff I needed for the ecumenical service at Veterans Park, I grabbed a few old ice cream pails. We like ice cream at my house, so there is a stack of them on the shelf. You just never know when you are going to need an empty ice cream buck…

After Governor Reynolds vetoed a bi-partisan bill to fix Iowa’s medical cannabis law to help more Iowans, Republican leaders in the House and Senate rejected a proposal from Democrat lawmakers last week to find a solution before the Legislature convenes again in January.