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Nick Uhlenhopp is the second in the Journal series “Where Are They Now,” a feature about former Nevada residents, students and graduates who have found success away from their hometown. Uhlenhopp is kept busy with football operations at Iowa State University, where he is the assistant director of football operations. (Photo by Lynn Marr-Moore)

Nick Uhlenhopp, 1998 Nevada grad, is assistant director of football operations at Iowa State

Mar 26, 2015 11:38am

Nick Uhlenhopp feels that growing up in a small town taught him small-town values and how to work hard, and that doing the right thing is the right thing to do.

“The personal relationships I...

New Silver Cord program encourages high school students to volunteer

Mar 26, 2015 11:38am

“The Silver Cord Program is focused on promoting volunteer service work to our high school students,” stated Nevada High School Assistant Principal/Activities Director Kyle Hutchinson at Monday’s...

New Nevada Police Officer Christine Rosen (center) is pictured with members of her family just before being sworn in Monday. (Photo Submitted)

Bowman, Rosen are Nevada’s newest police officers

Mar 26, 2015 11:37am

The two newest members of Nevada’s Public Safety Department are Holly Bowman and Christine Rosen, both hired as police officers.

Bowman, 31, was sworn in during the March 9 city council...

Property taxes due this month

Mar 26, 2015 11:36am

Story County Treasurer Renee M. Twedt would like to remind Story County property owners that the second half of the fiscal 2014 – 2015 property taxes is due on or before March 31. Penalty of 1 1⁄2...

HSS meals

Mar 26, 2015 11:36am

Great meals, sponsored by Heartland Senior Services, are served to adults age 60 and over at the Nevada Senior Center at noon on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The suggested donation is...

What organizations does the State of Iowa belong to?

Updated: Mar 26, 2015 12:05pm

In an effort to look for areas where the state could find savings, there is currently some new scrutiny of what outside organizations state agencies pay organizational dues to. Here is a review of...

In praise of books—real books!

Mar 26, 2015 11:32am

For the record, I am not a Luddite! I welcome most new technology and I would not want to revert to life as it was even 25 years ago. In those 25 years, science and engineering have done much to...

The Sandhill Crane Migration Shouldn’t be Missed!

Mar 26, 2015 11:31am

Nature surrounds us with an annual rhythm of events that, at least for some of us, helps to keep our internal calendars well synchronized. Only a few of those annual events rise to the level of a...

Preparing the home front for war

Mar 26, 2015 11:31am

When it comes to gifts, the standing order around our house is: “Don’t give Ed any books or magazines.” The reasoning behind it is that I will start reading whatever it is and be oblivious to...

Senior Michelle Babinat discusses baking with Bonnie Alley, owner of Simply Delish Bakery. (Photo Submitted)

Colo-Nesco holds spring career and college fair

Mar 26, 2015 11:30am

Colo-Nesco Schools hosted its Spring Career and College Fair on Thursday, March 12, at the high school in Colo.

Over 60 businesses and college representatives were in attendance, including:...