Starting RAGBRAI in Council Bluffs gave riders an easier “in” to the starting point than in years past.
The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved $7.7 million in grant and initiative funding to 24 organizations and government entities in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska.
AVOCA — The Pottawattamie County Fair started out strong Thursday, with more than 350 attendees coming out on the first day, despite the hot weather.
Westlake Ace Hardware partnered with the Salvation Army Council Bluffs in June to help people cool off — now the fans are paying off.
The Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus will hold its 12th annual Back to School Extravaganza from 2 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 16 in the gymnasium shared by the Boys & Girls Club and The Salvation Army at 715 N. 16th St.
If you’ve lived in Council Bluffs for more than a few years, I’m guessing you have encountered Dadie File. Most likely it’s because of her long career helping animals and their owners in the city, but she claims it’s due to her stint working at Mortensen’s Grocery Store. Looking back fondly …
SOLAS would like to thank Omaha Gives for once again sponsoring their wonderful fundraising event. We also want to thank everyone who made a personal donation or a group donation to SOLAS during this fantastic event.
Railroad Days at the Union Pacific Museum is back, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the first national transcontinental railroad completed.
The Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium’s new $27.5 million, 1.5-acre Owen Sea Lion Shores will open next summer.
DENISON — Ute man Deryl Hennings had a problem. He was running out of room for cars in the garage at his house in Ute.
Union Pacific’s iconic steam locomotive Big Boy No. 4014 will stop in several Nebraska communities as part of Union Pacific’s celebration of its 150th anniversary. Big Boy will arrive in Omaha on Friday ahead of Railroad Days on Saturday and Sunday.
Life is what happens when we’re busy making other plans. At least that’s how the saying goes. Sometimes, when you own pets, you must make tough decisions regarding their welfare. You might lose or change jobs, move, go through a personal struggle (such as divorce or a medical condition), you…
There’s no time like a hot summer picnic to let your patriotic spirit show. These all-American snacks featuring a classic favorite fruit – watermelon – are the perfect solution for nearly any summertime celebration.
Fifteen Home Depot employees, Veterans of Foreign Wars members and a local contractor worked together through the summer heat Thursday to renovate Vietnam veteran Thomas Drey’s home.
If you had the opportunity to enjoy a Dr. Pepper (P.S. one of his favorite beverages) while chatting with a young Galen Barrett during his freshman year at Iowa State University, the conversations might have surprised you.
Kanesville Riders Honor Guard formed in 2014 under the premise of one mission: To make sure no veteran is buried without honor.
Fosters are people in the community who offer their home and sometimes supplies, and volunteer their time to shelter pets in need. The fostering process, while full of commitment, is one that brings many benefits for both the human and the animal.
It’s Torti Day. Did you know that all Tortoiseshell cats are female? That’s a fact. Today, SOLAS is highlighting three of our 2017 Tortoiseshell girls.
On Saturday, the Salvation Army at Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus celebrated the first 12 Bridges Out of Poverty students from Council Bluffs with a graduation ceremony.
The Micah House homeless shelter recently rolled out a new program called Hearts Embraced by Art for Restorative Therapy or H.E.A.R.T.