Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 30 Oct 2014 14:04:15 EDTThu, 30 Oct 2014 14:04:15 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTaking in the less traveled parkshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2363/Taking-in-the-less-traveled-parks.htmlI know the fall weather smacked us in the face Tuesday, but I still hold out hope for some good outdoor days ahead before we are under winter's grasp. For me, the outdoors means taking our children to the park.Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:01:11 EDTBig news month in Novemberhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2361/Big-news-month-in-November.htmlTo say November will be a big news month in the area is an understatement. Yes, there is the Nov. 4 election which has several expected close races but there are plenty of other things going on. Like on No.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:14:45 EDTI guess Iowa is too nicehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2355/I-guess-Iowa-is-too-nice.htmlI was there at Drake University last Friday when Michelle Obama called Bruce Braley "Bruce Bailey" seven times. It's obvious she is on the go and just basically forgot what candidate she was stumping for at that time.Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:26:32 EDTSigns of winter at meetinghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2351/Signs-of-winter-at-meeting.htmlDon't look now but winter is on its way. I was reminded of that fact while attending the Marshall County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday.Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:36:35 EDTFather of the princesshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/blogs.detail/display/2347/Father-of-the-princess.htmlIt was a surreal weekend in my household last weekend after my daughter was selected at Little Ms. Oktemberfest. What a magical ride as we found out she was randomly selected out of 36 contestants last weekend.Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:11:07 EDT