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Secretary of State Pate launches Voter ID informational webpage
by Report submitted · June 22nd, 2017
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced the launch of a new webpage to help inform voters about the upcoming changes to Iowa's election laws. The page is easily accessible from the main page of the Secretary of State's website,, or can be found by going to The page provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding the new laws and outlines when they will be implemented. Some minor changes to Iowa's election laws take place on July 1.

Shriners have fun while helping others
by Cynthia Petersen Correspondent · June 22nd, 2017
The El Kahir Shriners held an open house for Shriners Awareness Day on June 6 in Hiawatha.

How to fight dry eyes and protect your vision
by Report submitted · June 22nd, 2017
Dear Savvy Senior
What all can be done to combat dry eyes? Since I turned 50, my eyes have become increasingly dry and irritated.
Constantly Blinking

Larry Fox and Aaron Sannes achieve Circle of Success recognition
by Report Submitted · June 22nd, 2017
Larry K. Fox CFP, CLU, ChFC and Aaron D. Sannes CFP, ChFC, Private Wealth Advisors with Larry K. Fox & Associates in Hiawatha and Waterloo, Iowa, have qualified for the company's Circle of Success annual recognition program and were honored for this achievement at the 2017 Achiever's Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Paternal instinct to help other single dads
by Cynthia Petersen Correspondent · June 22nd, 2017
Single dads are gaining more support these days, especially with the help of local nonprofit, Paternal Guardians of Iowa (PGI).

Sale and use of fireworks now available in Hiawatha
by Staff Report · June 22nd, 2017
After the state of Iowa changed the law regarding the sale and use of fireworks, the Hiawatha City Council has decided to stay with the state law as written.

Taking a hard look at long-term care insurance
by Submitted by Larry Fox · June 22nd, 2017
For many Americans, buying insurance to cover your home, car, and health is standard practice. But long-term care insurance is a mystery for many, even though it offers important financial protection against some of life's uncertainties.

Two competitions for the family to enjoy
by Staff Report · June 22nd, 2017
The Linn County Fair Association, River Valley Co-op and Z102.9 presents "Mutton Bustin'"!
Get ready for family entertainment and kid's sheep riding action as Mutton Bustin' comes to the Linn County Fair in Central City, IA on Wednesday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. This is a free grandstand event.
If your child is interested in participating in this event, please visit the fair's event page to register.

Upcoming events in Hiawatha for the family to enjoy
by Cynthia Petersen Correspondent · June 22nd, 2017
Movies Under the Moon
Hiawatha Parks and Recreation along with the Friends of Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Foundation will feature two outdoor movies this summer in Guthridge Park. Bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers and enjoy a movie under the moon.

Volunteers needed for Linn County Fair events
by Staff Report · June 22nd, 2017
The Linn County Fair Association is made of and run by all volunteers.

When fast food isn't fast, there may be consequences
by Dan Brawner Columnist · June 22nd, 2017
We're all accustomed to the convenience of fast food. We are willing to stand in line at McDonald's or KFC for a couple of minutes while a smiling employee in a goofy uniform, earning minimum wage, stuffs our order into a paper bag and hands us our change. But what happens when fast food is not fast enough?

Hiawatha Farmers' Markets to start up April 30
by Cynthia Petersen Correspondent · May 1st, 2017
Over 30 vendors will be in attendance when the farmers' market season begins in Hiawatha April 30.

Special free workshop offered about family priorities and goal-setting
by Nancy Grindle Correspondent · May 1st, 2017
While almost everyone feels that one's family is the most important group of people in their lives, sometimes that family could benefit from some planning so it operates in a beneficial way.

Hiawatha helps residents with spring cleaning
by Cynthia Petersen Correspondent · May 1st, 2017
Hiawatha is helping its residents get rid of the cobwebs of winter and do a little spring cleaning.

Linn County officials present State of the County
by Report submitted · May 1st, 2017
Linn County Supervisor Brent Oleson gave the main address at last Wednesday's 12th annual State of the County luncheon at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids during National County Government Month. His theme was "The Power of One, The Power of Many." The State of the County luncheon was open to the public and hosted by the League of Women Voters of Linn County.
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