Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/category.detail/nav/5089/Local Columnsen-usTue, 31 May 2016 20:07:35 EDTTue, 31 May 2016 20:07:35 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssMemorial Day weekend kicks off summerhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/598313.htmlMemorial Day is the official unofficial kickoff weekend for summer. This is the holiday that we meet with family and friends to enjoy what summer has yet to offer us. About 700,000 more people will travel on Memorial Day weekend than did last yea.Sun, 29 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTArea legislators report on the 2016 sessionhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/598064.htmlWe recently concluded the 2016 Legislative session. Although it was a fiscally challenging year, I feel we addressed issues in a fair and nonpartisan manner. Funding for education is an ongoing challenge.Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTArea legislators report on the 2016 sessionhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/598065.htmlAfter over a week of overtime, we wrapped up the 2016 legislative session with some progress having been made toward helping working families.Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTData is important at Iowa Centralhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/597656.htmlAn important component of Iowa Central Community College is data. We collect data from multiple sources and work to evaluate each piece and base our decisions off what the data tells us.Sun, 8 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTAre you at risk for having a stroke?http://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/597411.html"Numbness and tingling sensation started annoying my left arm, so I tried to move my fingers and hands to relieve the feeling. Why wasn't my arm moving? Something just didn't feel right, something is wrong.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT