Big molds are complex | The Gazette

Half of a steel mold is seen at MSI Mold Builders in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. MSI builds injection molds for various major industries, from John Deere to Kawasaki. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette) A room-sized Unsig CNC machine can mill giant blocks of steel into injection molds […]

Fill ‘Er Up | Journal & Topics Media Group

By Randy MinkSpecial to the Journal & Topics Weary truckers at this Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott can make use of various service providers, including a laundry, dentist, barber and chiropractor. of various Anyone who travels our nation’s highways and byways knows that trucks are as much a part of […]

The story of an Afghan man who fell from the sky

As the Taliban encircled Kabul on Aug. 15, Fada Mohammad told his family about what he’d seen on Facebook: Canada and the United States were airlifting anyone who wanted to leave out of the Kabul airport. But if Fada wanted to go himself, recalled his father, Payanda Mohammad, he didn’t […]

Dentist Chi-Yi Lin Dies at 54

Chi-Yi Lin Chi-Yi Lin, DDS, a pediatric dentist and long-time resident of Falls Church and Castleton, Virginia, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 10, 2021 at the age of 54, following a brief struggle with cancer. Chi-Yi is survived by his husband, Jack Varga, MD of Castleton; his father, Yuan Shuh […]