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The Pottawattamie Fair saw over 350 people first day Thursday

AVOCA — The Pottawattamie County Fair started out strong Thursday, with more than 350 attendees coming out on the first day, despite the ho… Read more

News

House passes long-sought $15 minimum wage legislation

WASHINGTON — House Democrats voted Thursday to lift the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, delivering on a long-standing liberal priority… Read more

Nonpareilonline.com: Obituaries published Jul. 19, 2019

Joensen named 10th bishop of the Diocese of Des Moines

Pope Francis today named the Rev. William M. Joensen, Ph.D., a priest of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, as the 10th bishop for the Diocese of … Read more

Sports

Titans' Jones is City Boys Athlete of the Year

Logan Jones sees the wall and the names that adorn it. Read more

Scoreboard, July 19

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Two-sport star Thomas is City Girls Athlete of the Year

It was her first sport. She was not going to give it up in her senior year. Read more

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Nonpareilonline.com: Obituaries published Jul. 19, 2019

Photos: Americans try to stay cool as heat wave stretches across country

A heat wave has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days, and it's just getting warmed up. Temperatures are expected to soar to danger… Read more

Latest Trending

Home elevators have killed and injured kids for decades. Safety regulators won’t order a simple fix.

Grieving parents have called for action, but the industry argued against it. These families are watching, fearful of what comes next. Read more

Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears

Critics complain that the systems turn neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance and create suspicion that falls heavier on minorities. Police say the cameras can serve as a digital neighborhood watch. Read more

EPA will not ban use of controversial pesticide linked to children's health problems

The decision, which represented a win for industry, drew swift condemnation from groups that have pushed for years to remove the pesticide from the market. Read more

Face of the Day

July 19 Face of the Day: Kristin Markel

Kristin Markel has been a nurse practitioner at Heartland Oncology & Hematology for two years. Markel is a lifelong resident of Council… Read more

Opinion

Iowa Views: Input from public should be key part of medical cannabis discussion

The following editorial was published in the Sioux City Journal on July 14: Read more