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Runway Work Discussed by City Council

The Forest City Council is going ahead with plans to resurface the tarmacs at the Forest City Municipal Airport. Weathering puts a lot of wear on the runways along with the airplane traffic and the work needs to be done to make them safer. Mayor Rick Skjeie explains: The runways will be used extensively over

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Waldorf Track Wins Events at MCAC Championships

Waldorf College’s Korey Beaman won the 110-meter high hurdles in 18.40 seconds and also captured first in the 400 hurdles in 58.24 seconds during Saturday’s Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) Championships at Lawrence, Kan. Danielle Holt won the 100 hurdles title for the Warriors, clocking a time of 17.08 seconds. Holt also earned second (1:16.57)



Bonnie Z. Boeshart

Bonnie Z. Boeshart, 90, of Garner died Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, April 29th at St. Boniface Catholic Church with Fr. Dennis Miller officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to


Sub Sandwiches

Youth Group To Sell Sub Sandwiches

The Kanawha Christian Reformed Youth Group is preparing to make and sell Submarine Sandwiches on Saturday, May 16th.  These sandwiches are a great convenience for all of our hardworking farmers. The sandwiches freeze well and can be taken out of the freezer in the morning and ready to eat for lunch.  Three kinds of sandwiches

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  • Nine Republicans in 2016 field speak in Waukee church April 26, 2015
    Nine Republicans who will likely compete for the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination spoke to hundreds of evangelical Christians Saturday evening at a church in Waukee. The Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition’s event featured the three U.S. senators who are officially in the race. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul told the crowd it was time to “push […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Governor Walker: a national ‘Right to Work’ law a ‘legitimate’ goal April 25, 2015
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he has the “courage…and capacity” to take on powerful interests, including unions, at the federal level. Walker, a Republican who is likely to enter the presidential race soon, signed a “right to work” law in Wisconsin this year and he sees a need for a similar federal law. “As much […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Reconstruction of Lake Delhi passes one year April 25, 2015
    The reconstruction of Lake Delhi’s dam got underway one year ago on April 24th. It marked the beginning of the physical process of bringing the lake back after the dam breached and the lake drained in the historic 2010 flood. Lake Delhi Trustee Pat Colgan says, one year later, they’re making some significant progress. Colgan […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Gravel roads impacted by temperature changes April 25, 2015
    The change from winter to springtime temperatures and recent rains have combined to create some dangerous conditions on many of Iowa’s rural gravel roads. Dusty Rolando, the engineer for Chickasaw and Floyd Counties, says road crews all over the state are dealing with the annual problem known as frost boils. They’re essentially defective spots in […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Iowa’s governor signs visitation law inspired by Casey Kasem case April 24, 2015
    Iowa has passed a groundbreaking law that gives family members a new legal avenue to use if they’re blocked from seeing a relative who is incapacitated. The law is inspired by the case of Casey Kasem, the legendary radio DJ who was host of “America’s Top 40.” Kerri Kasem, his oldest daughter, was at the […]
    O. Kay Henderson

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