Author Archives: AJ Taylor

Wind Damage

Disaster Aid Available to Humboldt County Residents

Disaster Aid Available to Humboldt County Residents

With recent strong storms that moved through the Dakota City and Humboldt areas causing serious damage in some locations, the Humboldt County Emergency Management, Upper Des Moines Opportunity, and the State of Iowa announce the opening of Iowa Individual Assistance Program to provide assistance to those individuals who were impacted. This is for all Humboldt County

Caregiver Course Scheduled in Britt

Individuals who help older adults with such things as transportation, housekeeping, personal care, emotional support, medical decisions, financial concerns, or legal issues are considered family caregivers. These are individuals who face many challenges whether in a care center or in the home. The ISA Extension of Hancock County is offering a free one-hour educational program

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Anderson Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

The Buffalo Center Police Department conducted an investigation on September 1, 2014 of an alleged sexual abuse. Police did not release any other details on the case, except that enough evidence had been collected to warrant an arrest of Jody Ray Anderson of Fort Dodge. Anderson appeared before the Iowa District Court of Winnebago County

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STEM Council Grants ‘Seal of Approval’ to Four New Programs

The Iowa Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council awarded four new programs with the Seal of Approval. The endorsement recognizes STEM programming happening organically across Iowa and those programs or events not affiliated with the STEM Council that help advance the goals of the STEM Council, especially to inspire the next generation

Mosquito Spraying

Forest City Mosquito Spraying Tonight

The City of Forest City is reminding all residents that tonight, the city will be spraying for mosquitos starting at dusk. The spraying is expected to take a couple hours. Those with pets outside are advised to bring them indoors. Anyone who has health conditions such as respiratory issues is advised to close their windows


Drainage Issue Causes Large Dispute

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors heard a lengthy debate concerning Drainage District 5 Lat 42. Property owners came forward to discuss a project that allegedly is not working. Property owners are angered by standing water that is not draining, even though new tile was placed. The project called for the replacement of tiling in