• Making the Water Quality Commitment

    597 Iowa farmers to use cover crops, no-till/strip till or nitrification inhibitor for first time Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill […]

    Making the Water Quality Commitment
  • “Das Leben auf dem Land”

    Three Week Tour Offers Union students a View of German “Life in the Country” By Holly Dunkelberger Nineteen Union High […]

    “Das Leben auf dem Land”
  • The Future of Farming

    Hawkeye Community College’s Global Agriculture Learning Center (GALC) is dedicated to educating and bringing agriculturists together from around the world. […]

    The Future of Farming
  • Piecing it Together

    Robert and Clarice Burkgren Devote a Lifetime Advocating for Autism In 1972, Robert and Clarice Burkgren welcomed their new daughter, […]

    Piecing it Together
  • Photo Gallery: La Porte City Storm Damage

    On the afternoon of June 30, 2014, severe thunderstorms blew through La Porte City, leaving trees and power lines down […]

    Photo Gallery: La Porte City Storm Damage

News »

Middle and High School Supplies Lists, Union Community Schools

July 31, 2014 at 4:26 pm

6th Grade Science – green pocket folder & lg. green book cover Social Studies – black pocket folder and XL or jumbo black book cover Language – yellow...

Opinion »

Letter to the Editor – Joel Parsons

July 30, 2014 at 1:00 am

To the Editor: The dollars farmers get from the Rock Island Clean Line (RICL) transmission line won’t pencil out. The Rock Island Clean Line is a proposed 500-mile high...

  • Practical Money Matters – July 30, 2014

    By Jason Alderman Don’t Let Back-to-School Tasks Sneak up on You Parents, if this is your first time at the back-to-school...

    July 30, 2014 at 1:00 am
  • Simply Put – July 9, 2014

    By Mike Whittlesey In September 2004, The Progress Review received a visit from a very special lady. While I had...

    July 24, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Features »

Hawkins’ Happenings – July 30, 2014

July 30, 2014 at 1:00 am

By Jolene Kronschnabel Friday, August 1, from 1 to 5 PM kids can make bean art, pretzel trees, and Popsicle tulips for Summer Reading crafts. This is the last Friday craft...

  • Meditations – July 23, 2014

    By Reverend Ray Atwood Sacred Heart Parish, La Porte City Sensational Seeds in the Garden of the Heart Spring is...

    July 23, 2014 at 1:00 am
  • Hawkins’ Happenings – July 23, 2014

    By Jolene Kronschnabel Hawkins Handcrafters is on Thursday, July 24, from 1-3 PM. Grab a friend and your handwork...

    July 23, 2014 at 1:00 am

Milestones »

Kirk McQuilkin Celebrates his 90th Birthday

Kirk McQuilkin Celebrates his 90th Birthday

July 30, 2014 at 1:00 am

On Sunday, July 20, Kirk McQuilkin celebrated his 90th birthday. Joining Kirk for this special celebration were members of his extended family. ...

  • Alexis Rose Graduates from Drake University

    Alexis Rose of La Porte City graduated from Drake University at the conclusion of the spring 2014 semester with...

    July 30, 2014 at 1:00 am
  • Raphael C. Wester
    Raphael C. Wester

        Raphael C. Wester, 89, of Independence, Iowa, and formerly of LaPorte City, Iowa died peacefully on July...

    July 29, 2014 at 2:58 pm
  • Della M. Wolf
    Della M. Wolf

    Della M. Wolf, 100, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo following an brief illness. Della...

    July 24, 2014 at 8:45 am

Sports »

Physicals and Insurance Due for Union Student Athletes

July 30, 2014 at 2:04 am

A physical examination must be obtained from a doctor before any student is allowed to participate in athletics at Union Middle and High School. Forms for this purpose are...

Gallery »

Protected: Cover Crops: Green in Your Fields and Your Pocket

July 2, 2014 at 2:50 pm

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