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Forest City Council to Discuss Ordinances

Forest City Council to Discuss Ordinances

The Forest City Council and Mayor Rick Skjeie will meet on Monday beginning at 7pm to first appove the consent agenda which includes minutes from various commissions and boards that report to the council. It also includes liquor licenses, a change of ownership at Bernie’s Bar, and various pay estimates fro the Emergency Services Center

NIACC Graduation

NIACC Recognized nearly 600 Graduates at Commencement

During the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) commencement ceremony on Friday, May 1, approximately 580 graduates were awarded 661 degrees, diplomas and certificates.  Several Honors and Awards were also presented.   NIACC’s Class of 2015 represents 4 countries, 14 states and 97 Iowa communities. (* Midyear Graduate)   Ackley  Joshua Robert Bagley   Alexander


NIACC Graduates Receive Honors and Awards during Commencement

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) graduates were recognized during the May 1, 2015, commencement.  Special Honors and Awards include:   HALL OF FAME CANDIDATES: Madison T. Craighton, Hampton Sarah Y. Heft, Rockford Hayley R. Johnson, Appleton, WI Joseph T. Rottinghaus, Mason City   PHI THETA KAPPA GRADUATES Steven M. Akers, Clear Lake Ashley E.

Silent Auction

Tweeten Benefit Today

There are many individuals who recognize the name of Jerry Tweeten. He has been an integral part of the Forest City scene for many years. Unfortunately, Tweeten suffered a fall in January and has had to be hospitalized. He is now recovering in Ankeny. Area residents want to help Tweeten with his expenses and are


SUNDAY TALK WITH SENATOR GRASSLEY: Discussing the Bill to Enhance Section 529 College Savings Plans

Legislation from Senator Chuck Grassley to enhance the already successful Section 529 college savings plans program has passed out of the Finance Committee on a unanimous 26 to 0 vote. Grassley addressed the topic in a video: The bill plays a key role in the ability of parents to fund their students college education. “These reforms


NIACC Students Are Winners of Statewide Logo Design Competition

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is recognizing two students for designing winning entries in the logo design competition for the John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition with a prize of $500. Payton Stadtlander of Garner and Kyler Smith of Mason City each submitted a logo and were asked to collaborate together on one logo; each were