The Daily Freeman Journalhttp://www.freemanjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usTue, 1 Dec 2015 22:18:36 EDTTue, 1 Dec 2015 22:18:36 EDT history of holiday plants one thinks of holiday plants, the poinsettia is the first that comes to mind. The poinsettia, is a member of the spurge family, and was given the scientific name of Euphorbia pulcherrima (meaning most beautiful euphorbia) in 1833.Tue, 1 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EDTLet Pharmacies Prescribe Birth Control in 1933, Rep. Walter Pierce of Oregon introduced a bill in Congress to let doctors discuss birth control with their patients. The need for such a bill showed how controversial the subject was.Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTA life of never ending questions have no biological grandchildren but I inherited some sweet ones when I remarried last year. There were two when Julie and I married and now there are four. All four were at our house recently when we celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas early.Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhich party will emerge from its gathering storm? of our two political parties, ancient by world standards, seems to be facing a gathering storm. Part of the gathering storm for Republicans is Donald Trump's candidacy and his persistent lead in most primary polls.Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTSharing a kindness and paying it forward thing I've never doubted about Webster City is that it is filled with very caring, generous people. That fact is evident every time there is a fund drive for a worthy caus.Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT