Opinion

Friday, June 21, 2019
By Parnell Davis, Executive Director of Youth for Christ southeast Iowa  

Seventy-five percent of polled American adults identify as Christians. That is a lot of individuals, a lot of people who claim to have a relationship with Jesus, just based on the ...

Friday, June 21, 2019

I have had Taylor Swift's new song, 'You Need to Calm Down' dancing around in my head since it debuted last week. ...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Mt. Pleasant is the first town where I created a home all of my own. ...

Friday, June 14, 2019
By Pastor Jim Hughes  

John 4:4: 'He had to go through Samaria on the way.' ...

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

Barney has disappeared. It happened on Mother's Day (wouldn't you know). Barney has always been my cat, because I'm the one who found and fed him. Cats remember. Barney was a ...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
By Gloria Yoder  

If you could see me at the moment you would probably laugh out right. ...

Friday, June 07, 2019
By Rev. Mark R. Youngquist, Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church  

This coming Sunday we celebrate the day of Pentecost. In the story of what happened that day, found in the book of Acts, chapter 2, we find the crowds were astonished to hear the ...

Friday, June 07, 2019

The 'everybody gets a trophy generation' scored a big win last week at the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee. ...

Wednesday, June 05, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

The last time I was in Jefferson, Iowa, I was 6 years old and had my tonsils out in the Greene County Hospital. They used ether back then as an anesthetic and it was a horrible ...

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