Oct 6, 2012
The Des Moines Register
Drought has silver lining for DNR, hunters
A drought expected to linger in the Midwest at least until Christmas has been a surprise gift to hunters, some game birds and a couple of Iowa lakes in line for biological makeovers.
Donations helped Iowa flood victim
After sleeping weeknights in her car to save money this summer, flood victim Patti Smalley is in a home in Plattsmouth, Neb.
La Vista Sun
Soldier knows how to barter
Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Esser is a man looking for a good deal. The 41-year-old from Riverton, Iowa, loves to barter in the Afghan shops here.
Flag tradition takes on new meaning
When the people of Riverton, Iowa, gather to raise American flags this weekend, one important part of the decades-long tradition will be missing.