Author Archives: AJ Taylor

Warriors entertain HC Harbin on Sept. 14, 17

The Waldorf College hockey team has announced that it will host a two-game set with HC Harbin, a Chinese semi-professional hockey team comprised of players who have competed for the Chinese national team at the U18 or U20 levels and some of whom have represented China at the Senior World Championships. The HC Harbin roster also

Improve Your Health–Know Your Wellness Numbers

Hancock County Health System (HCHS) is hosting its second Wellness Fair for residents to receive various wellness screens, from measuring blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and ankle-brachial index (ABI) screening to assessing hearing and sleep pattern, without a physician’s written order. The healthcare professionals in the Wellness Center will perform a headto-toe health wellness assessment


River Critters Program Scheduled

We here in north Iowa are fortunate to have a wonderful resource such as the Winnebago River Water Trail right in our own backyard! But, how much do we really know about it? Most people know that it begins near Lake Mills and continues all the way to Forest City. And many people have floated

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Kanawha Labor Day Celebrations Planned

The Kanawha Labor Day celebrations have been arranged and will get underway on Labor Day weekend. Organizer Larry Cooper tells KIOW News all about the Saturday celebrations. The event is essentially a fund raiser which has a very long history of benefitting area youth. The public is invited to attend the event which begins August

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Bank Fishing Good in Saturday Morning Fishing Report

The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the district fisheries office at the phone number listed at the end of each district report.   NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment Bluegill – Fair: The bluegills being caught are

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They Gotta Have Cover, Pheasants That Is…

“They Gotta’ Have Cover” is a new and catchy way to call attention to what farmers can do to bring back pheasants and other grassland birds. Debuting at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Aug. 26-28, the video features three farmers rapping about the cover types they’ve planted, then nurtured to shelter and feed pheasant


Labor Day Weekend Driving Tips

Labor Day marks the end of summer and many families will be traveling various distances to this holiday weekend. The Iowa State Patrol would like to remind all motorists the long, three-day holiday weekend will mean increased traffic on all Iowa’s roadways. The increase in traffic can translate into increased collisions, serious injuries, fatalities, and

Three Weeks Left To Apply For SBA Disaster Loans

Joseph M. Folsom, Director of the U. S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Iowa District Office, announced today that private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) who have suffered property damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred June 14 – 23, 2014, have until September 22, 2014, to apply for an SBA