• Grain Bin Rescue

    La Porte City Fire and Rescue Training Exercises Simulate Grain Bin Rescue The La Porte City Fire Rescue received a […]

    Grain Bin Rescue
  • Bigger, Faster, Stronger

    ECI Expansion to Increase Grain Processing Speed, Capacity If time really is money, area farmers taking grain to market will […]

    Bigger, Faster, Stronger
  • 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

News »

“The Lodge” Marks Tenth Anniversary

August 22, 2014 at 1:00 am

On Friday, August 22, La Porte City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will be hosting an Open House for the community from 4:30-7:30 PM. In honor of the Center’s 10 year...

Opinion »

Practical Money Matters – August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014 at 1:01 am

Here’s Credit 101 for Your College Freshman By Jason Alderman To parents with a freshman entering college this fall: You’re probably expecting to shell out major bucks...

Features »

Hawkins’ Happenings – August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014 at 1:00 am

By Jolene Kronschnabel When the Killing’s Done, by T.C. Boyle is the Monday, August 25 book discussion selection. This novel relates a richly humane tale about the dominion...

  • Meditations – August 20, 2014

    By Pastor Nathan Richardson So far this month we have covered being judged and hypocrisy in the church. Today we...

    August 20, 2014 at 1:00 am
  • Meditations – August 13, 2014

    By Pastor Nathan Richardson     Heartland Community Church, La Porte City   Last week I wrote about the...

    August 13, 2014 at 1:00 am

Milestones »

Jackie and Mel Sides Garvin

Jackie and Mel Sides Garvin

August 20, 2014 at 1:00 am

Jackie Jo Sides and Melford “Mel” Garvin, both of Grand Rapids, MI, were married August 8, 2014, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids. Attending the couple...

  • Joyce Hilton – 80
    Joyce Hilton – 80

    The family of Joyce (Bonorden) Hilton of La Porte City is hosting an open house in honor of her 80th birthday. The...

    August 20, 2014 at 1:00 am
  • Karen S. Wellner
    Karen S. Wellner

    Karen Sue Wellner, 56, of La Porte City, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at Covenant Medical Center of natural causes. ...

    August 19, 2014 at 9:24 am
  • Wilma E. Marshall
    Wilma E. Marshall

    Wilma E. Marshall, 95, of La Porte City, died Saturday, August 16, 2014 at La Porte City Nursing and Rehab Center...

    August 19, 2014 at 9:22 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 »

2014 Football: Varsity v. Alumni Game

2014 Football: Varsity v. Alumni Game

August 3, 2014 at 11:31 am

Are you ready for some football? Past veterans of the Union High School football program returned to the gridiron for an exhibition with the current varsity squad on Saturday...