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Report: Most major crimes down in Bluffs

An analysis of major crimes in Council Bluffs during the third quarters of 2016 through 2019 shows, for the most part, a substantial decrea… Read more


It's time, people: Ragweed pollen counts are rising, and you need to take your medicine

Pollen counts have increased and will continue to do so until they peak around Labor Day. So it's time for allergy sufferers to start taking their medications and practicing proper environmental controls. Read more

Jefferson's Lounge on the 100 Block to open soon

Since Lincoln came to town last year, Jefferson is about to follow — Jefferson’s Lounge, that is. Read more

Longtime community and education activist Rita Sealock dies

Rita Sealock, a longtime community and education activist in Council Bluffs, died Thursday at Risen Son Christian Village. She was 85. Read more


Strong defense, second-half scoring lift Reivers over Coffeyville

NJCAA No. 2 Iowa Western shook off a sluggish first half to pull away from Coffeyville Community College in the opener for both teams Thurs… Read more

Reiver football team opens 2019 season tonight against Coffeyville

The grind of fall camp is over. Game day is here, and Iowa Western will open its football season tonight with a rare Thursday night clash a… Read more

After 2 years away, Donohue returns, this time as sports editor

My Friday night drive home from work would set the stage. The sun was setting. The temperature was dropping, and I could actually feel fall… Read more

Latest Trending

Rolling Stones get name on little Martian rock that rolled across Mars

NASA named a little stone for the legendary rockers after its InSight robotic lander captured it rolling across the surface of Mars last year, and the new moniker was made public at Thursday night's Rolling Stones' concert at the Rose Bowl. Read more

Phone companies, state attorneys general announce broad campaign to fight robocalls

Twelve of the country’s largest telephone companies on Thursday pledged to implement new technology to spot and block robocalls, part of an agreement brokered between the industry and 51 attorneys general to combat the growing telecom scourge. Read more

A food critic weighs in on the Popeyes vs. Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich debate. Which is better?

The Popeyes sandwich became so popular that locations around the country ran out. There were delays at Popeyes drive-throughs and long lines in its restaurants. People began muting the term "chicken sandwich" from their social media feeds. Read more

Face of the Day

Aug. 23 Face of the Day

Julia Peterson, left, and Kaitlyn Punteney are ready for the school year to begin at St. Albert Catholic Schools this morning. Read more


Columnist: How to overcome 'compassion fatigue'

Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston in August 2017, forcing tens of thousands of people out of their homes and stranding others on roofs and p… Read more

Parker: A red flag in Dixie

As the entire nation reeled from the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, South Carolinians were met with news that a local teen had made … Read more

Editorial: Yes, make the labels larger

This appeared in Monday’s Washington Post: Read more