Chapter LP of the P.E.O.
Regret can weigh on anyone, even those whose accomplishments and fame seem to belie any hint of guilt.
She has survived the Great Depression, Dust Bowl, World War II, Cold War, Great Recession and a bout with COVID-19.
The Council Bluffs landmark commemorating the installation of Brigham Young as president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will soon become part of its history.
The Historic General Dodge House, our city’s first (and Iowa’s second) Historic National Landmark, stands as a testament to the many accomplishments and brilliant achievements of its builder. General Grenville Dodge’s beloved post-Civil War home presents its visitors with a time capsule — th…
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum will host a virtual presentation of historian David Beck’s lecture, “Unfair Labor? American Indians and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday online.
General Grenvil Dodge — builder of the home, now a National Historic Landmark, that bears his name — was a lover of animals before it was popular. During the Civil War and his work on the Transcontinental Railroad, he looked after his horses with care. Back then, a good mount could mean the …
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum is looking for people who have stories to share about Latino railroad workers in the Midwest.
It seems common knowledge that every human being’s character and nature is profoundly informed by their childhood — for better and for worse.
Five family members came from half a world away to pay their respects Saturday to ancestor Pfc. Steve Kilibarda, who fought in the U.S. Army in World War I. Fortunately, they divided the 5,300-mile trip, spending about a week in New York and arriving in Council Bluffs Friday.
The Historic General Dodge House has been awarded a $2,600 Humanities Project Grant by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs to establish a unique art exhibit.
While a PB&J is, if not beloved, at least known in practically every corner of the U.S., the very concept disgusts many in other countries. Here's a look at some other unusual and uniquely American foods.
There's a lot more to Irish cuisine than stout and spuds, although both should be high on your must-try list when visiting Ireland.
On St. Patrick's Day, it might seem appropriate to knock back a shot of Jameson Irish Whiskey. However, when it comes to the luck of the Irish, U.S. whiskey-makers might have the upper hand.
St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by Irish people all over the world, but there are some traditions you will only find in America. 1. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling The song is believed to be a traditional Irish folk song but was, in fact, written and composed by Americans. The song was originall…
Check out modern homes in new communities around Council Bluffs
Daffodils and tulips are expected to bloom in early to mid-April, with fruit trees flowering a few weeks later, an ISU Extension specialist said.
These are some of the most luxurious homes on the Council Bluffs market.
One of the most fulfilling moments of my career happened just a few days ago. It’s a story worth sharing for so many reasons, not the least of which is that it should inspire you to do something you think is impossible. It’s a tale of the three Ds: diligence, determination and dedication, mixed with a heaping spoonful of courage.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's latest plan for the state's homelessness crisis asks voters to fund a major expansion of housing and treatment for residents suffering from mental illness and addiction. Newsom announced Sunday that he will ask allies in the Democratic-controlled Legislature for a measure on the 2024 ballot to authorize funding to build residential facilities where over 10,000 people a year could live and be treated. The plan is the latest by the governor who took office in 2019 vowing to own the issue of homelessness in a state where an estimated 171,000 were unhoused last year.
Scientists are digging into why a few people escape the rarest form of Alzheimer's, which is inherited and strikes young.
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed a new law that will allow an anti-abortion monument to be built near the state Capitol. Sanders' office said Friday night that the Republican governor signed the bill allowing the creation of a privately funded “monument to the unborn” on the Capitol grounds. The bill was approved by the majority-Republican Legislature last week. The monument will mark the number of abortions performed in Arkansas before Roe v. Wade was struck down last year. A near-total ban on abortion took effect in the state when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the 1973 Roe decision.
Are you a rapid ager? Biological age is a better health indicator than the number of years you've lived, but it's tricky to measure
Aging is a major risk factor for many chronic diseases. Figuring out what influences longevity and how to identify rapid agers could lead to healthier and longer lives for more people.
Content by Chief Agri. Chief Agri, a brand of Chief Industries that supports the agricultural community, provides a guide to planning a farm grain storage facility.
Content by Ballard's Resort. Ballard’s Resort makes vacation planning easy with lodging, fishing and meal packages to choose from that are perfect for families with kids, friend reunions and corporate trips.
Content by Chief Agri. With in-house engineering and superior quality materials, Chief Agri produces a wide range of grain storage solutions, from farm bins to commercial silos that protect your grain from the elements.
Content by Chief Agri. Chief Agri domestic sales manager Shad Singleton offers his insights about what makes the company successful and teases a new and improved product line.
Chris Rock speaks about Oscars slap, Pete Davidson 'gets serious' with girlfriend, and more celeb news
Chris Rock accused Will Smith of "practicing selective outrage" and mocked the infidelity rumors surrounding him and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith. Get that and more recent celeb news here.
Gigi Hadid and Leonardo DiCaprio are 'just friends', Angela Bassett did the thing, and more celeb news
Gigi Hadid and Leonardo DiCaprio were recently spotted together and "get along well" - but they're not dating. Get that and more celeb news here.
Bruce Willis' family 'closer' amid dementia battle, Rihanna's dad found out she was pregnant when we did, and more celeb news
The 'Glass' actor's loved ones revealed earlier this week that he has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. Get that and more celeb news here.
Kimbrough played newsman Jim Dial across the 10 seasons of CBS hit sitcom “Murphy Brown” between 1988 and 1998, earning an Emmy nomination in 1990 for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series.
This gathering of animal lovers fundraising for the thousands of animals that come through MHS’ doors each year is an event that you don’t want to miss out on!
Support Our Local Animal Shelter offers success story, benefits to microchipping your pets.
For the first time in three decades, the U.S. has a new favorite dog breed, according to the American Kennel Club. See the top 10.
For the first time in three decades, the U.S. has a new favorite dog breed, according to the American Kennel Club. Adorable in some eyes, deplorable in others, the sturdy, push-faced, perky-eared, world-weary-looking and distinctively droll French bulldog became the nation's most prevalent p…