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As the new school year starts off, I would like to celebrate the staff, donors and community for making such great things happen at Woodbine schools.   I have … more
Our mother made a lot of quilts. She grew up in times when nothing was wasted. That included fabric. Many of her creations included pieces of material salvaged from lesser worn parts of shirts, … more
Picture a scene of police bursting through the door of a local newspaper office, and then they proceed to search the place and confiscate computers, hard drives and cell phones of reporters. … more
You’ll never believe this, but sometimes I don’t know what to write a column about. Between all of my other responsibilities, I often forget that it’s my time to shine. You … more
Hello, readers! I am Isabelle Foland, and I have been the Missouri Valley Times-News’ intern reporter for this summer, as I was last summer. I am writing this article as a farewell since I will … more
For those of you who care to read my columns from time to time, you’ll remember that I got engaged to my longtime girlfriend, Morgan, back in April. Two Sundays ago, we chose to take … more
As Fire Chief of the Missouri Valley Fire Department, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the businesses and private citizens of Missouri Valley. Your recent support and well wishes … more
Last week, I had the opportunity to go to the Missouri Valley Public Library and listen to Delores Dorland's presentation on her stand-up bass. Dorland is the mother of the Times-News' front … more
In one of the rare instances where sports news bleeds into, well, “news” news, a scandal within familiar Big Ten rival Northwestern's football program was reported by the Daily … more
I’m not in the business of writing books, and I don’t think I ever could be. Things change, of course, but for now I’ll stick to what I know and continue to read what I don’t. … more
According to a report by the Des Moines Register’s William Morris, published in this same edition of the Times-News, “Gov. Kim Reynolds is settling three lawsuits from journalists and … more
Veterans Day honors the men and women of the United States Armed Forces past and present. Memorial Day honors those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. As to where all who have served in the … more
Harrison County schools held their graduation ceremonies this past weekend, with students from Missouri Valley, Boyer Valley, Logan-Magnolia, West Harrison and Woodbine celebrating the close of one … more
On Saturday, April 1, I proposed to my girlfriend of roughly seven-and-a-half years, Morgan, at Preparation Canyon in the Loess Hills. We’ve been together so long, her saying … more
The Missouri Valley Times-News’ staff had the pleasure of welcoming West Harrison students to our office last Tuesday morning before heading to the Missouri Valley career fair that afternoon. … more
At the Missouri Valley City Council’s regular meeting on April 18, the culmination of weeks of discussion on full-time paid EMTs and the EMS program overall came with a decision to back it. … more
How safe is the city water? On March 13, 2023 as a property owner I guess, I received a letter from the City of Missouri Valley dated February 6, 2023 telling me of an incident that happened with … more
Over the past two weeks, the Missouri Valley Times-News has printed a short series in remembrance of Charlie Wisecup. As several relatives and friends have looked back on a life well lived, it … more
Some members of the Iowa Senate do not think that public notices published in newspapers remain relevant and necessary. A bill filed in the newly formed Technology Committee just over a week ago … more
I recently experienced a first, and it wasn’t a good one. A teacher who meant a lot to me passed away, leaving behind a wife and four children. I had Mr. Bouska for math classes during … more
The youth and senior citizens of Missouri Valley are very fortunate to have a community that wants to ensure safe recreational areas for them to exercise, play and practice. These opportunities were … more
Packing people into the back country doesn’t sound really exciting, I know. And sif it gets exciting, it’s undoubtedly because something went wrong. But we did have occasional chuckles during those eight summers.  more
Imagine every pair of shoes you have ever worn lined up in chronological order. Each pair clutches a story untied by memories. more
I am Isabelle Foland, and I have been working as an intern and part-time for the Missouri Valley Times since about January. I am now getting ready to move to college at the University of Iowa to begin my freshman year. more
Eight greedy beasts roamed the ground below me, watching…waiting. Like ravenous vultures they circled, ready to pounce on anything that dropped to the ground. more
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