When Scott Turner was a little kid in the 1980s, his mom worked at the Orpheum Theater, where he would hang out during her shifts. One day, her boss handed four-year-old Scott a fistful of quarters. He ran to the lobby and approached an arcade machine that towered over him.
The Pokémon League at the Marshalltown Public Library offers a chance for fun and community for young fans of the game all over the area. Every Thursday, kids ages eight and up are welcome to come and play the popular trading card game with their peers. This event is not
Perry Community School District Superintendent Clark Wicks announced Friday that five persons tested positive for COVID-19 between Nov. 20 and Dec. 5 in the school district. Perry Elementary School — 2 cases Perry Middle School — 1 case Perry High School — 2 cases The Perry School Board’s Return to
Lang 12/3/21 The father of an Iowa City murder victim accused of attempting a revenge killing has reached a plea deal. Online court records show 42-year-old Tyris Winters of Peoria, Illinois entered a guilty plea on Wednesday. Winters and 40-year-old Tony Watkins of Davis Street in Iowa City are accused
1 of 4 The tables are laden with baked goods and Christmas decor at the First United Methodist Church holiday rummage and bake sale. The tables are laden with baked goods and Christmas decor at the First United Methodist Church holiday rummage and bake sale. Shoppers found many decorating bargains
Santa Claus greeted a well-behaved Welsh Corgi in 2018 at the MCB. Santa Claus will start his busy weekend with a two-hour stop Saturday morning from 9-11 a.m. at the McCreary Community Building, 1800 Pattee St. in Perry. A jolly crowd is anticipated, and Perry’s many good children — and
For his dedication to medicine and for achieving excellence in patient care, the exclusive medical societyof Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners proudly named Dr. Thomas M. O’Dorisio, a Patient Preferred Physician representing Endocrinology for the state of Iowa. Dr. O’Dorisio has over four decades of experience and specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Congress acted this week to keep the government funded until February, although all of Iowa’s Republican delegates voted against the budget proposal. Iowa’s delegation also weighed in on gun control, military sexual assault, settlement payments for immigrants and more. Government shutdown averted, but debt limit deadline looms Congress averted a
St. Patrick Catholic School recognized its Shining Knights for November with certificates of commendation for their actions as pillars of faith. The November Shining Knights were Christopher Carrillo, Justin Carrillo, Tiernee Cromwell, Camila Garcia, Ray Hughes, Aneleya Lepe-Godoy, Carlos Monzon, Andrea Perla, Emiliano Recinos, Tommy Splendore and Brody Vail.
It’s wrong for the federal government to help fund a proposed carbon pipeline that will enrich its builders at the expense of landowners, according to a group of pipeline opponents who protested Summit Carbon Solutions’ chief executive on Thursday. Bruce Rastetter, who helms Summit Agricultural Group in Alden, was set
Welcome to Go Mailbag Awesome, where we answer your questions about Iowa sports. Technically these are tweets, not letters or emails or other mail-related items, but “tweetbag” is an unpleasant word. Just say it out loud… gross. So we’re going with mailbag instead. We’ll try to do this on a
Tonight’s game against Duke was likely the biggest challenge of Iowa’s non-conference season. Part of that challenge was that Duke is a very good team. The Blue Devils were 6-0 coming into the game, were receiving votes in the AP Poll, and were probably underrated even so. Another part was
What is Dispatches from Blogfrica? Pretty simple: I ask questions of a blogger for an opposing team; he (or she) answers. A truly revolutionary idea, no? Today: Ace from The Bucket Problem, an excellent new blog for all things Michigan sports. 1. Michigan went just 2-4 last year in the abbreviated COVID
Sometimes the Player of the Year winners come as surprises, honors bestowed upon players who came out of nowhere to dominate their particular position in a given season. That was not Tyler Linderbaum in 2021. Linderbaum was (arguably) the best offensive lineman in the Big Ten last year (officially, Ohio State’s Wyatt