It’s funny what can trigger memories when watching sporting events, and the emotions they can evoke when heartbreak happens.
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…
When Anamosa Athletic Director Bret Jones was considering leaving the WaMaC several years ago, one of the main reasons was for the health and well- being of the Raider volleyball program.
It’s something I like to honor when it happens at Anamosa High School each and every year.
But I will admit, I haven’t been able to write this column as much as I would have liked over much of the last decade.
I strolled up to Springville baseball coach Tony Dlouhy at picture day late last May and immediately made the comment that he had lost quite a bit of weight.
“What’s your secret?” I asked. “I wouldn’t mind shedding a few extra pounds myself.”
I mentioned last week in this space that the Anamosa girls golf team was looking to make school history hoping to become the first Raider girls’ team ever to make it to the state golf tournament.
Despite the fact that the Anamosa girls golf team should still be riding an amazing undefeated streak and a WaMaC Conference championship to this point of the season, the prize the Raiders really want is still right in front of them.