Helping Ghana through children’s books

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Sherry Kubalsky, once a resident of Marshalltown for 18 years before moving to Ankeny upon retiring in 2016, promoted her new book “The Square Wreath” during a signing event at the Stepping Stones Christian Bookstore on Friday. Kubalsky has always wanted to write ...

Persistence pays off

Outdoors Today

Lady hunters are justly proud of their accomplishments. They are one of the fastest growing segments of the hunting community nationwide, and locally, Tasia Hulin proves once again that she has what it takes to be in the right place at the right time to take an excellent buck deer. Her story ...

Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, as a new coronavirus variant first detected in South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe. Investors were uncertain whether the variant could potentially reverse months of ...

Jordan Feliz to perform at Journey Church

Todays News

Journey Church has been attempting to book Jordan Feliz for a concert for the last few years, and the time has finally come. The prominent Christian singer will perform at the church on Dec. 4 on the second stop of his first ever Christmas tour. Feliz has also played other noteworthy tours such ...

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation’s oil and gas leasing program to limit areas available for energy development and raise costs for oil and gas companies to drill on public land and water. The long-awaited report by the Interior ...

Digital driver’s licenses coming soon for Iowa motorists

Todays News

DES MOINES — Iowa motorists will soon have the option of keeping their driver’s license on their phones. State officials have begun a pilot project to make digital driver’s licenses, or “mobile IDs,” available for download via smartphone apps sometime in 2022, the Cedar Rapids ...