In Bondurant Living
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If you build it…

If you are looking for a place to open a business, raise a family or retire, look no further than Bondurant. Lucky residents enjoy a high quality of life, excellent schools, a well-developed plan for growth and the kind of small-town charm where everybody knows your name. Sounds like a plan The city adopted the […]

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In Beaverdale Living
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My dad

A child may inherit many things from his father — an estate, farm or treasured momentos. But he also can  inherit intangible things such as the love of sports, a sense of humor and a value system that will be ingrained in him forever. Beaverdale residents are no different. They love dear ol’ dad and […]

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In Waukee Living
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More than a game

Card games have quite a history. The first use of playing cards was in the ninth century during the Tang Dynasty in China. In Europe, playing cards first appeared in the last quarter of the 14th century, and the standard 52-card deck has survived from that time. Now, card games are almost as numerous as […]

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In Pleasant Hill Living
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Food 101

The question of organic versus conventional food may seem like an old one, but as people continue to become more and more health conscious, the question about which option remains prevalent. We talked to some local experts to try to clear the air. Molly Muchow, registered dietician at Hy-Vee, says the most important thing for […]

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In Boone Living
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My dad

If anyone happens to have a hankering for a good, old-time, juicy tenderloin while reading this story, we understand. It probably means that the reader has been around Boone for more than a few years and is proud to call this community home. Taste is a powerful bookmark for the brain’s memory cells, and so […]

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In Altoona Living
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Economic development

What’s been going on in Altoona for the last 12 months or so? When it comes to economic development, a lot, say city and community leaders. The announcement that Facebook was bringing a data center to town was the huge news. In addition, nearly a dozen new businesses opened, offering everything from health-related services to […]

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Mark Courter
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