Thanks to the Waverly Park employees for recently installing these food-oriented globes in front of the Waverly Sharing Garden. They were repurposed from another food display, and convey our focus on feeding the needy. This past growing season we grew and donated 8,413 pounds of produce from…

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Wapsie Valley’s title dreams fell short as they chased Sidney’s fast-paced offense in the Class 1A State Championship Game on Friday at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.

The following cases appeared before Associate District Court Judge Peter B. Newell in Butler County District Court in Allison on Oct. 9:

Each year, Veterans Day allows us to show our respect for the sacrifices that military veterans have made for our country. But have you ever stopped to think about what lessons our veterans can teach us about how we conduct various aspects of our lives? For example, consider the following tr…

When you hear the word hospice, it’s easy to shy away from learning more because you may have a preconceived notion of what it really is.

On the list of what frightens people the most, ranking right up there with spiders, snakes and heights are needles. In fact, the extreme fear of medical procedures involving needles is a valid phobia with an ominous name: trypanophobia. Charyn Caruso, a phlebotomist for Grove City Medical Center, has worked with her share of patients who have suffered from the condition throughout her 20-year career.

Each year, hundreds of thousands suffer from cardiac arrest in the U.S. Anytime, anywhere, an emergency can strike, leaving many with little chance for life-saving personnel to make a difference. These numbers would be decreased dramatically if more people were CPR certified. Currently at Seneca Valley School District, students and staff are training to be ready for any dire situation thrown their way.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent, you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

Imagine going into cardiac arrest and the closest emergency room is more than 30 miles away. Or suppose your child is struggling with depression, but there isn’t a single psychiatrist in your county. Or consider experiencing unexpected pregnancy complications — yet living hours away from a h…

Each year, Veterans Day allows us to show our respect for the sacrifices that military veterans have made for our country. But have you ever stopped to think about what lessons our veterans can teach us about how we conduct various aspects of our lives? For example, consider the following tr…