When I started as sports editor here at the Journal-Eureka way back in 1995, Jerry Carstens had been coaching girls basketball at Midland for exactly 30 years.
At a town hall in Anamosa, I heard an individual speaking about immigrants coming to this country because of the benefits. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time I’ve heard this false statement, and I’m certain it won’t be the last.
We have three kids that are becoming more involved in multiple activities in our community. I hope everyone realizes how fortunate and blessed we are to have so many parents who are stepping up and volunteering to help in so many areas!
As my 10th year of teaching comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on the notorious purple pen. But to be fair, I can‛t exactly take ownership of this purple pen...
Recently, Tim Hollett published a letter to the editor in your paper regarding retiring Anamosa's Ralph Beardsley's football jersey No. 20. Tim has been making a valiant effort in getting this task done for some time and we, the Norton boys, are totally in support of this action.
Two years ago, I wrote in opposition to the proposed ban on texting and driving in the Iowa Legislature. And here we are again, only this time my legislators want to tell me I can’t talk on the phone while driving!
In the Jan. 24 Journal-Eureka, you had an article under "50 years ago - 1969" about Mrs. Henry Hanken being honored at the Olin Telephone Company stockholders meeting. This was very interesting to me because she was my great-aunt, my grandmother's youngest sister. The article did not note he…