Monthly Archives: December 2012
Memphis, Tennessee — In four years, Paul Rhoads has taken Iowa State to three bowl games. With this 31-17 loss to Tulsa in the Liberty Bowl, he also has three seasons with losing records. Despite the 6-7 record, this is … Continue reading
The U.S. Drought Monitor map for Iowa shows a batch of central counties along US 30, plus Polk, Dallas, and Guthrie, in Stage D2 (“severe”) instead of D3 (“extreme”). The Register explains why the snow helped.
More than a decade after losing a full-service Pizza Hut, Toledo has one again, sort of. A small standalone building west of US 63 that was originally for a Subway (that moved beside Hardee’s) and then became a Sub City … Continue reading
Unless something particularly interesting comes up, this blog will be on hiatus for the next week and a half or so. I should’ve just done it with all the schools that got two more extra days of break. A possible … Continue reading
and I feel fine. What are we going to use for a doomsday date now? (This is a timed post. If the world ends you won’t see it.)
“Titanic” was released in theaters Dec. 19, 1997, and I saw it about 10 days later. It’s been that long. Wow. Still my favorite movie, although I’m biased toward the subject material; I was very interested in the Titanic before … Continue reading
The first step is relocating turtle habitat. (Cedar Rapids Gazette) It’s still going to be nearly a decade before the road opens.
KCRG and Dish Network have been unable to agree on a retransmission charge. The signal was cut off at noon. The station’s 9.2 subchannel is also an issue. (Yes, I am aware that pulling out rabbit ears doesn’t work anymore. It’s … Continue reading
We’re using U’s again!