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Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Course Offered November 5

Winnebago County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program. The local attendance site is Winnebago County Extension Office. The

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Delores C. Laughery

Delores C. Laughery, 98, of Forest City, formerly of Eagle Grove, died August 15, 2014 at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. A Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday October 25, 2014 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City with Pastor Rod Hopp and Pastor Stanley Olson officiating. A

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HCHS Holding Open House

Hancock County Health System is having an open house for the New Senior Life Solutions Program on the third floor of the hospital in Britt. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 3PM and the open house runs from 3:00PM to 6:00PM, September 16, 2014.  Help with Ribbon Cutting, take a tour, enjoy refreshments and register

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  • Beware of bogus World Series tickets and Ebola email scams October 22, 2014
    With Game Two of the World Series tonight in Kansas City, many Iowans are planning road trips if they can snap up deals on tickets. Jim Hegarty, with the Better Business Bureau, says if you’re shopping at an online ticket broker, proceed with extreme caution. “I would really make sure to check their reputation, look […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Low income heating program provides protection from utility shut off October 22, 2014
    Winter is getting closer as the month of October winds down and a spokesman for the Iowa Utilities Board says low-income Iowans want to be sure they are signed up for heating assistance programs. Board spokesman Rob Hillesland says the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program can provide some help. “It’s also known as LIHEAP, […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Website calls Iowa a top place to retire October 22, 2014
    Wanna-be retirees may dream of swaying palm trees and gentle ocean breezes but it turns out, they should be thinking about Iowa instead. Hawaii ranks as the number-one destination for retirees, according to a study being released by MoneyRates.com, but Iowa is second on the list. The investment website rates the states based on several […]
    Matt Kelley
  • ‘Sleep-out’ events planned to raise awareness of the homeless October 22, 2014
    Several organizations across the state will be holding “sleep-out” events in the coming weeks to raise awareness about the homeless. The 10th annual Siouxland Sleep-Out is scheduled for November 7th, as people will spend the night outdoors at the Lewis and Clark Baseball Stadium in Sioux City. Organizer Cindy Wood remembers the first year of […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Boone woman dies in Greene County accident October 22, 2014
    One person was killed, another hurt, in a car-versus-semi crash in Greene County. Twenty-six-year-old Shannon Poole of Boone was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday after the car she was driving collided head-on with a semi driven by 55-year-old Kenneth Ricke of Arcadia. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Poole’s car crossed the center line […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor

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  • Demarcus Lawrence has Jerry Jones “frothing at the mouth” October 22, 2014
    Even though their defense is better than it used to be (not that that’s hard), the Cowboys still have just six sacks on the season. They’re hoping help for that is just around the corner. With Demarcus Lawrence practicing well after breaking his foot, the Cowboys hope he’s ready to play when he can be…
  • Pope praises Bayern Munich after Roma rout October 22, 2014
    VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Francis has welcomed the victorious Bayern Munich team to the Vatican after its 7-1 Champions League rout of Roma, telling the players they "played a wonderful game" and receiving a signed jersey in return....
  • Pope praises Bayern Munich after Roma rout October 22, 2014
    VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Francis has welcomed the victorious Bayern Munich team to the Vatican after its 7-1 Champions League rout of Roma, telling the players they "played a wonderful game" and receiving a signed jersey in return....
  • World Series Reset: The Royals look to pick themselves up off the mat October 22, 2014
    And to fight history: 15 of the last 17 Game 1 winners have gone on to win the World Series.
  • Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals October 22, 2014
    SINGAPORE (AP) Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career....

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