Ryan Penney, a park ranger at Narrows River Park, is about to embark on his 10th year of participating in the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI).
Editor's Note: This column first published in the Daily Nonpareil's Summer 2019 Family Ties quarterly publication. Find the e-edition here.
The Christian vocal group Crowned Worship begin their third season in Iowa with a performance at St. John Lutheran Church in Council Bluffs on Sunday.
The excitement surrounding the opening of the new CHI Health Clinic in Council Bluffs recalls the enthusiasm of the city’s first clinic almost 100 years ago.
So, did I want to be like my father? If I was to become “a man” — and if I was to know I was one — I needed to know where I came from and what I was made of. Many men are ashamed of their fathers, and I fell within that group. Although I tried hard not to become like my father, unfortunately…
As we near mid-June, stargazers in southwest Iowa have the opportunity to view a unique constellation overhead that has several identifying features but the one that intrigues me the most is known as the “Flower Pot.”
As we move into the month of June, it’s been 111 years since an explosion rocked a remote and sparsely inhabited region of Siberia, and what caused the blast is still nothing more than speculation.
“Mr. J.C. Hoffmayr, proprietor of the City Roller Mills, is the oldest miller in the West, the present business being established in 1856. This mill is supplied with the most modern machinery  using the full ‘Hungarian process.’ He manufactures the following well-known brands of flour:…
At some point in their lives, everyone has been out at night looking at the stars overhead and perhaps on more than one occasion have seen a particularly bright star and asked themselves, “I wonder what star that is?” How many of you have ever made the effort to find out?
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