Posted March 26, 2014in Boone

Women’s club

Girls today may never know what it used to be like. They may never know that, at one time in America, a woman in public service was as uncommon as a man at a quilting bee. Wait a minute — there are a lot of men starting to quilt! And

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Posted March 26, 2014in Advice Column, Boone

Q: How can I find relief from the pain of shingles?

A: If you know people who have experienced shingles, they will share it’s a miserable experience. Shingles is a viral infection of the nerve roots affecting many in the U.S. Many recover after a period of time, but for as many as 20 to 30 percent of people, the pain

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Posted March 26, 2014in Boone, Community Featured

An old favorite

The table was brimming with luscious smells and delicious laughter. The chosen delights for the evening ranged from a thick slab of prime rib, to a sizzling piece of steak, to lighter fares of chicken, shrimp and fresh wraps, but whatever was on the plate added a bit of tantalizing

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Posted March 26, 2014in Advice Column, Boone

Q: Why is rehab an important part of chiropractic care?

A: The majority of Americans do not exercise regularly or take care of their body the way we are supposed to. Of those who do exercise, a large portion does not concentrate on strengthening their core or postural muscles properly. This leads to large imbalances and weakness in your posture

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Posted March 26, 2014in Advice Column, Boone

Basic random facts

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas released in rock, soil and water from the natural decay of uranium. While levels in outdoor air pose a relatively low threat to human health, radon can accumulate to dangerous levels inside buildings. You can’t see, smell or taste it, but an elevated

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Posted March 25, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

LaVerna Hannum

April 11, 1912 – March 22, 2014 LaVerna Hannum, age 101, of 1003 Meridian Street, passed away March 22, 2014, at the Eastern Star Masonic Home.  Funeral services will be Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Central Christian Church with Rev. Gary Sneller officiating. Burial will be

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Posted March 24, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Toby Wilber

September 1, 1945 – March 22, 2014 Toby Wilber, age 68, of 904 South Marshall Street, passed away surrounded by the loving presence of all his family on March 22, 2014, at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral Services will be Friday, March 28, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted March 24, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Charles Larry Johnson

August 10, 1940 – March 20, 2014 Charles Johnson, age 73, of Boone and Mesa, Arizona, died March 20, 2014, of natural causes in Mesa, Arizona. His body was cremated and a Memorial Service will be Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 3 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Boone

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Posted March 21, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Gertrude Louise Morgan

January 4, 1931 – March 18, 2014 Gertrude Morgan, age 83, of Boone, died March 18, 2014, at the Ogden Manor in Ogden. She has been cremated. A Memorial Service will be Monday, March 24, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Cedar Crossing Apartments, 2003 Cedar

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Posted March 19, 2014in Boone, Obituaries

Ray Martin

April 30, 1930 – March 18, 2014 Raymond Martin, age 83, of 1126-198th Road, died March 18, 2014, at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall. Following the service, he will

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