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The Daily Nonpareil - Council Bluffs, Iowa - Tuesday-sunday



'She runs the show': Rau retires after 45 years with Council Bluffs Fire Department

Joan Rau was 18 years old when she was hired as a temp worker at the Council Bluffs Fire Department, covering for a woman on maternity leav… Read more


Business leaders say area's economy improving with reopening

OMAHA — Business leaders say the economy has begun to recover as businesses reopened in the past month in nine Midwest and Plains states, b… Read more


Protester hit by Iowa governor's SUV says he's sure it was intentional

DES MOINES (AP) — Protests continue in the Des Moines area, as Iowans call on Gov. Kim Reynolds to restore felon voting rights. Read more



Play Ball: Summer sports set to return on June 1; first games can be played June 15

The ping of a bat connecting to a ball will soon be heard in Council Bluffs. Read more


Council Bluffs spring recreational activities have been impacted by COVID-19

Like most things, the COVID-19 virus has impacted city sports in Council Bluffs. Read more


Former Lewis Central standout student athlete D.J. Gnader dies unexpectedly

The Lewis Central community is mourning the loss of one of its former standout student athletes. Read more

Photo Galleries


Photos: Take a look inside homes owned by Howie Mandel, Will Arnett and Steve Wynn

Listed for $10.495 million, Howie Mandel's home has six bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms in about 10,000 square feet of space. Read more


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Museum: 'Dukes of Hazzard' car with Confederate flag to stay

VOLO, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois auto museum has no plan to stop displaying a Dodge Charger from the “Dukes of Hazzard” television show with the Confederate battle flag painted atop the vehicle. Read more


Naked men and drunks: England assesses the reopening of pubs

LONDON (AP) — It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Eve. Read more

National Gallery of Art acquires painting by Native American

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A painting by artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith is joining works by the legendary pop artists Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol at the National Gallery of Art. Read more

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Facts you never knew about the Fourth of July

Here are five things you didn't know about July 4th Read more


5 Legendary lost treasures that are still up for grabs

After watching this, you might want to grab your shovel. Read more


Treasure hunter finds chest worth $1 million hidden in Rocky Mountains

Rocky Mountain hidden treasure has finally been found. Read more

Face of the Day


July 5 Face of the Day: Danley Mills

Danley Mills is a proud veteran and American. Read more



Guest Opinion: Iowa West Foundation Earns National Transparency Designation

An ivory tower. These are the words people used when referring to the Iowa West Foundation in a survey conducted by an outside vendor nearl… Read more