• Area Winter Events

    Bloomsbury Farm  Gift Market  Dec. 11 and 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  3260 69th St. Atkins NewBo Gingerbread House Party  NewBo City Market   Dec. 19, noon to 4 p.m.  NewBo Holiday Market   NewBo City Market   Dec. 11, 10 …Read More »
  • News Briefs Dec. 8, 2021

    Donate gently used winter clothing  Global Learning is accepting gently used winter clothes for the upcoming winter season. They are looking for winter coats, gloves, hats, boots and sweatshirts. If students have items to donate, email Elizabeth O’Brien in Global Learning at …Read More »
  • To give and to receive this holiday season

    With the holiday season approaching some Kirkwood students, faculty and staff might be facing hardship due to the disruption of COVID or other life events and may need help making ends meet.  On the other hand, those members of the …Read More »
  • News Briefs

    Cedar Valley Divide  The Cedar Valley Divide is now accepting submissions for its spring 2022 publication. The publication welcomes short fiction, poems, creative nonfiction, short plays, graphic art, photography and any other kind of art work that can be photographed. …Read More »
  • Area events planned as chilly weather moves in

    As winter comes closer new events are popping up in the area. Keep in mind each location may have different face covering practices.  What: Small Business Saturday   When: Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Where: Uptown Marion …Read More »


  • ‘Tis the season for a Hallmark debate

    Hallmark Channel needs better representation When Christmas time comes around, nothing is better than watching a movie with a hot chocolate after a long day of Christmas shopping.   One well-known channel for Christmas movies is Hallmark; however most, if not …Read More »
  • Holiday Edition Comics

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    ah, this simpering galère, architects of the bicycle belt they stand like statues stretched, touching earth but not in heroin’s grasp instead in green energy’s they talk of zymurgy surrounded by beards they do not reek of death surrounded by …Read More »
  • Entertainment Corner: Top of the week and recommendations

    Top 5 Songs “Easy On Me” by Adele “Stay” by The kid LAROI and Justin Bieber “Industry Baby” by Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow “Bad Habits” by Ed Sheeran “Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes Recommended Songs “Before You Start …Read More »
  • Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ servants to the celestials

    “The Eternals,” stars Selma Hayek as Ajak, Richard Madden as Ikaris, Gemma Chan as Sersi, Don Lee as Gilgamesh and Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo to name a few.  It was directed by Chloe Zhoa and the script was written by …Read More »
  • Shop local to support businesses

    The COVID-19 pandemic has put many local businesses in danger of closing. Small restaurants don’t have the ability to have tables spaced six feet apart and still have enough people in the restaurants to be worth opening. While some restaurants …
  • Campus Views: What is your favorite part of the holiday season?

    Spending time with family and playing the game Skyrim. I enjoy the cold winter theme landscapes that remind me of the season. I like to get some snacks and cozy in for some game playing . I also love my …
  • Homemade gifts to make this year

    Christmas and other winter holidays are nearly upon us. As college students, gift giving can be hard, money can be tight and it can be difficult to pick a gift that is meaningful and budget friendly. As children we made …
  • Campus Views: What are you most thankful for currently?

    The holidays coming up – Christmas, Thanksgiving. Last year for Thanksgiving our family didn’t get together because of Covid, and this year we decided we will and I am excited.  I am thankful for my mom and my cat. All …
January 18, 2022, 7:35 AM
real feel: 24°F
current pressure: 30 in
humidity: 81%
wind speed: 7 mph SE
wind gusts: 9 mph
UV-Index: 0
sunrise: 7:31 AM
sunset: 5:04 PM

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