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Community asked to help local family as they fight cancer

Jan 22, 2015 11:21am

“Paying it forward” is the best way to describe what a Nevada woman is doing for a family that hasn’t lived in the community very long.

Mindy Farmer, with the help and support of her friends...

Getting to Know Those Who Give Back to the City Meeting the Members of the Nevada Parks and Rec/Cemetery Board

Updated: Jan 22, 2015 11:39am

There are seven residents of Nevada who serve on the city’s parks/recreation/cemetery board. This board creates the rules and planning for all of the city parks, the cemetery, the aquatic center...

Stop living in denial … it’s here!

Jan 22, 2015 11:18am

To the editor:

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month! Slavery has existed since Biblical times – wars have been fought for equality and lives given to educate everyone on human value...

Kudos to Police and Fire Departments

Updated: Jan 22, 2015 11:42am

To the editor:

I would like to commend the police and fire departments for stepping up to the plate to improve community relations and communications by taking the time to post tips, safety...

Meanderings Small World

Jan 22, 2015 11:17am

If you are fortunate enough to have visited one of the Disney parks, then you may be familiar with “It’s a Small World.” This attraction was originally developed to promote the theme of the 1964-...

Feeling accostigated and other such reflections

Jan 22, 2015 11:17am

My family has a lot of fun with words and workings of the world. We aren’t alone. Recently a friend posted a new term on Facebook: Recognore. It’s when you are out in public and you see someone...

The Deyoe Dispatch Back in Session

Jan 22, 2015 11:17am

This past week I was back in Des Moines as the 2015 legislative session gaveled in. The first day always starts with all members being sworn in, and many have family and friends in attendance....

School View What is mindfulness?

Jan 22, 2015 11:16am

This year, the two school counselors at Central Elementary are fortunate to both be full time and working together to provide students with beneficial lessons that help students with their social-...

A soldier prepares for war

Jan 22, 2015 11:16am

Although 70 years have come and gone since America became involved in World War II, things still remain remarkably similar for those who serve in the military.

A good example of this can be...

Alice Scovill

Jan 22, 2015 11:15am

Alice Scovill, 75, passed away on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 23, 2015 at Elim Lutheran Church...