A memorial to 9-11 victims in Cedars Rapids as seen on Sept. 9, 2021. PHOTO BY JESSICA MCWILLIAMS.

A memorial for a victim killed at the Pentagon, in Anamosa as seen on Sept. 10, 2021. PHOTO BY JESSICA MCWILLIAMS.

  • Eagles bound for NCJAA D11 World Series 

    It’s official Eagle fans! The Kirkwood Community College baseball team is heading to the College World Series.   The D11 ICCAC champs defeated eighth ranked Miles Community College on Saturday, May 22, 9-1. Kirkwood is now 42-20 and will travel to Enid, Okla.   With the win Kirkwood will now play in [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • Eagles baseball takes down Miles Community College

    The Kirkwood Community College baseball team took down Miles Community College in the first matchup 6-2, on Friday, May 21.   After the win the Eagles are now 41-20 and will play MCC one more time on Saturday, May 22. The ICCAC D11 champs took an early 1-0 lead in the [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • The Kirkwood baseball team captures the 2021 ICCAC D11 Championship   

    In 10 innings, the Kirkwood Community College baseball team captured the 2021 ICCAC D11 conference championship with a win over Iowa Central 9-6.   The 2021 ICCAC D11 conference champs trailed 6-0 at one time. However, the Eagles scored 2 runs in the seventh. Then, Kirkwood tied the game at 6-6 in the [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • The Eagles take game one of the ICCAC D11 Championship 

    The Eagles baseball team took game one of the ICCAC D11 Championship on Sunday, May 16. Kirkwood beat Iowa Central 8-3 and only need on more game to capture the 2021 ICCAC title.   Kirkwood is now 39-20 after the win and will play Iowa central one more time. The Tritons are [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • Kirkwood rebounds with win over Northeast Community College in the regional tournament 

    The Eagles had a nice rebound and stay alive in the regional tournament with a big win over Northeast Community College 10-2 on Saturday, May 15.   Kirkwood had 13 hits and rolled over Northeast. Kirkwood had a such a big lead that they mercy ruled the hawks of Northeast.   With the win Kirkwood [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • Kirkwood falls to Iowa Central  

    The Eagles baseball team falls to second ranked Iowa Central 9-1 on Saturday, May 15. Iowa Central ended Kirkwood`s three-game winning streak.   Kirkwood will now have to play in the loser’s bracket to stay alive in the regional tournament. Kirkwood will now play Northeast Community College.   They will have to [Continue Reading …Read More »
  • Sept. 11, A day to remember the sacrifices made

    I was thirteen on Sept. 11, 2001. I have lived more of my life in a post 9/11 world then a pre 9/11 world. That day I learned that hatred is powerful. I learned that people on the other side …
  • A stranger’s dog is not your dog

    Over the last few years, I have had many frustrating encounters with people who don’t understand that, “No, your child may not pet my dog,” means not at all. When I say no to letting their child pet my dog, …
  • We the people demand change

    Within the first four months of 2021, there have been a total of 142 mass shootings, ranging from 35-48 each month, with a total of 162 killed, and 539 injured. Yet, even with the hundreds who have been injured or have died due to these shootings, there is still …
  • Biden’s border problem is proof of political hypocrisy

    When former President Donald Trump was in office, it was common to criticize his border wall and his increased support of ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) as if they would undermine the leftist ideal view of diversity or make America …
  • College students can succeed during the pandemic

    CONTRIBUTED: The Coronavirus pandemic has been a struggle for many people around the world. One of the most impacted groups is students. They have had to endure a plethora of changes to make sure they still received an education while …
  • 4 Ways to have the best high school experience

    CONTRIBUTED: Many students going into high school, or who are already in high school want to know how to have the best experience and leave with the most memories.   Take part in many school activities.  What I learned by going …
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