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DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October.

CEDAR RAPIDS – Five Benton County veterans – including one from Vinton – left this morning on the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight bound for Washington D.C. and a tour of the memorial and monuments erected in their honor.

LA PORTE CITY – Following a solid weekend outing where the Union volleyball team went 3-2 at the Marion tournament, the Knights were back home Tuesday for Senior Night hosting NICL East rival Denver.

VINTON – Facing ninth-ranked (4A) Independence at home Tuesday the Vinton-Shellsburg volleyball team showed their scrappiness and ability to hang with one of the top teams in Class 4A.

I’m a Baby Boomer, and I grew up in the 1960s hating the establishment. I never wanted to “work for the man,” but having a family and paying the bills forced me to compromise and work for a large employer. Or, as my parents called it, “Get a real job.”

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My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

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Electronic music icon Gary Numan says he used to get judged for using synthesizers and now they're 'a part of modern music.' (Sept. 22)