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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

Same teams, same result: Assumption repeats similar blowout of Harlan in 3-A title game

DES MOINES – Whatever kind of rain dance Harlan Community attempted, it failed miserably. Read more

Lewis Central girls seeking state title three-peat

The Lewis Central girls don’t pretend to be oblivious to the pressure. Read more

Iowa Western baseball advances to 11th national tournament in 16 years

The Iowa Western baseball program refuses to let complacency seep in. Read more

Photo Galleries

Photos: The best-dressed fans of 2019 Comic-Con International

Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here. The four-and-a-half day convention kicked off Wednesday. Here are some o… Read more

Nonpareilonline.com: Obituaries published Jul. 19, 2019

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Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, 32, dies of heat stroke

The coroner said Petrus died of heat stroke Thursday night at a hospital after working outside that day at his family's shop in Arkansas. Like much of the country, Arkansas is in the grips of an intense heat wave.  Read more

Divorce is destroying the finances of Americans over 50

Splitting up after age 50 — often called “gray divorce” — may be particularly hazardous to your emotional and financial health, far worse than doing so at younger ages. A wave of new research is quantifying the damage. Read more

The Soviets crashed a spacecraft onto the moon — while Apollo 11 was still there

Luna 15 plummeted toward the moon on July 21, crashed into a mountain and cratered near the aptly named Sea of Crises — all before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin even left the surface. 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