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The most memorable gifts

Our staff shares stories of favorite childhood Christmas toys and presents

What’s the best part about Christmas morning? For children of any generation, it is opening gifts. In past years, our staff members picked their favorite Christmas movies and music, but this year it’s all about the presents. We compiled a light-hearted list of our favorite holiday gifts and hope our memories will remind you of those magical mornings around the tree, too! Read More..

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 Locker Room
AIB Jingle Jog

As the temperatures drop, runners head indoors to be active. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Running enthusiasts have one more chance in 2011 to participate in an outdoor race — the 4th Annual AIB Jingle Jog. Read More...


 Civic Skinny
A veiled threat, gay spenders, a Register loss, and Azi the Ape

What if you’re against gay marriage but for economic development?

You have a problem.


 Food Dude
2011 — chaos and innovation

Last year in this annual review, we praised 22 new food businesses that opened despite economic challenges. Eight of those places closed in 2011, along with older establishments such as Read More...

 Political Mercury
Voting for Gingrich would be the greatest act of hypocrisy in rural Iowa history

One of our family newspaper’s more popular and meaningful sections is Wednesday’s Today’s Living page. Read More...

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