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    Salem, Massachusetts, 1692: Superstition-fueled hysteria spawned the New World's first "witch-hunt." Tribunals were convened where accusations…

      Please, do not even think of putting soul-draining speed humps in Davenport. Do not slow down traffic to 15 miles per hour to keep people from…

        We had it on the run. Many people were getting vaccinated. One could quit wearing a mask. Businesses could open and people could get together.…

          It was very disturbing to read that the Rock Island County Board is going to do away with the recycling sites in Rock Island, Moline and Milan…

            Iowa’s so-called "heartbeat" abortion law was based on a lie. Fetuses do not have hearts at six weeks, so they cannot beat.

              In January, 2021, Iowa received $195 million for a rent and utility assistance program to keep Iowans who were impacted by COVID in their home…

                We’re hearing a lot in the media about the "The Big Lie." Today’s "Big Lie" is supposedly that the 2020 election was stolen through various methods.

                  Record flooding, historic droughts, Lake Michigan’s disappearing shoreline. These are the increasingly visible effects of the climate crisis t…

                    I am writing in support of the letter that Kirk Vandecar wrote to this newspaper on July 14. I cannot believe that Dan Dolan is planning to te…

                      Covid infections in the United States are increasing. Almost all the cases in adults are occurring in the unvaccinated — children under 12 are…

                        Let me see if I have this right: According to an article in this newspaper's Sunday edition, Chet Culver has been nominated to the Farmer Mac …

                          In March, 1933, shortly after Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor, German universities came under attack. Jewish instructors and the more li…

                            I would like to recognize some of our "unsung heroes", i.e., all the volunteers who maintain our small town cemeteries. These volunteers spend…

                              God Bless our military and first responders. They are the heroes — not the people wearing the capes.

                                In response to Marc Thiessen's Thursday column: Really? He said Donald Trump's social media exile "could even help him win back the White Hous…

                                  What do you fear? That’s my question for Republican state legislators who passed new voter laws this year.

                                    Thousands of poll-watching officials abide by this direction. Their fundamental responsibility is to tacitly enforce the one-citizen, one-vote…

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