Articles by Karyn Spory
Managing Editor, The Union

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Monday, June 17, 2019

The sounds of candy skidding across the street and cheers of young children running to retrieve the sugar-filled packages downtown Kalona Saturday as rain clouds held off long ...

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Imagine standing in line next to a woman who is very clearly expecting. She shifts her weight from one foot to another, absent-mindedly rubs her hand across her growing stomach. ...

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Nothing of consequence happened in Mrs. Carlson's fourth-grade classroom on April 20, 1999. It was simply just an ordinary day. The morning bell rang, we opened our textbooks and ...

Thursday, March 28, 2019

I look over to my shoes, a pair of hiking boots no longer in pristine condition and a pair of 'Robin Hood' boots, scuffed up and hidden under a fine layer of dirt and dust sitting ...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Blustery winds kept the snow moving long after it had stopped snowing on Tuesday, Feb. 12. On Highway 1, the blowing snow created an ocean-like effect as it moved off the road and ...

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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

An ice storm that swept Southeast Iowa Tuesday, Feb. 5, left a sheet of ice across Washington. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m., on ...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

As an artic blast hits the Midwest Wednesday, temperatures plummet into negative double digits. The National Weather Service predicts wind chill values could drop as low as -45 ...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Subscribers to The Washington Evening Journal will see their Wednesday paper a day later due to dangerously cold temperatures. ...

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Every fiber in my body was shaking. I wanted to give it a try, but everything in me was telling me 'no, not yet.' I took a deep breath to try and steady myself, but as I exhaled ...

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The smell of turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings spilled out of the church and into the fresh Christmas Day air as two men briskly walked through the doors and toward a running ...

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