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Billy Graham (1918-2018), the most influential Christian leader of the 21st century, must be rolling over in his grave while witnessing how some white evangelical Christians have abandoned moral judgment and social responsibility as they support Donald Trump’s stance on immigration and asylum seekers. Ed Stetzer, director of the Billy Graham Center, concurs. more
"Thank you to all the participants in the Winter Concert at North Scott Fine Arts Auditorium ..." more
It seems to me that people from this area have more personal recollections about George H.W. Bush than any other president. Since his death Nov. 29 at age 94, people have been recalling their experiences with the 41st president, all positive, on Facebook and elsewhere. more
Yes, it’s that time of year, and I’m pleased to announce that Santa has already signed off on me heading south Friday night for my favorite pre-Christmas event. more
"That Armstrong immigrants story should be shared nationwide. This would be an ultimate educational experience for every student in the USA ..." more
The last time Glenn Elementary students saw Stan Ray in September, he was on a stretcher. more
This column contains everything you ever wanted to know – or perhaps never wanted to know – about fruitcakes. And when I say fruitcakes, I’m talking about those cakes that contain dried fruit and nuts and are prevalent this time of year. more
As a superintendent of schools, there are many tough decisions to make. One of the toughest decisions I have to make is calling school off due to inclement weather. No matter what decision I make, rarely will everyone agree. A weather decision is never taken lightly, and a lot of time and effort is put into it. Our priority in making these decisions is always student safety. more
Dec. 7, 1978: The city of Eldridge lost its $50 million land annexation lawsuit when the Iowa Supreme Court denied a motion to reconsider an October ruling which had dismissed Eldridge’s appeal. At issue was whether the Caterpillar plant at Mount Joy would become part of Davenport or Eldridge. more
"On Black Friday I, like you, was watching Iowa and Nebraska play football ..." more
Black uniforms? Iowa State? more
I’m ready to take a knee to protest NFL end zone celebrations. more
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