Author Archives: AJ Taylor

William “Bill” Dahl

William “Bill’ Dahl, 98, of Kanawha passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Kanawha Community Home in Kanawha. Funeral Services for William Dahl will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:30am at the Kanawha Lutheran Church 124 West Fourth Street  in Kanawha with pastors Geoffrey and Char White officiating. Burial will be


NIACC Planning a Quilting Seminar at the End of the Month

Quilting Treasures will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 27th at North Iowa Area Community College. Organizers say the event offers ideas and inspirations with an opportunity to hear from six experts and enthusiasts in the art of quilting. The day will begin with a “Quilt Tour to Ireland”. Participants

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Waldorf College to Host Fine Arts Weekend

Waldorf College will be holding Fine Arts Weekend October 3-4. High school and college-aged students are invited to spend time on campus learning about the variety of fine arts Waldorf College has to offer from theatre, music, and art professors and students. Students interested in attending Waldorf College are guaranteed at least $1,000 scholarship towards


Fall Gardeners Bus Tour Scheduled for October 11, 2014

Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach, along with the North Iowa Master Gardeners, has announced a Fall Gardeners Bus Tour to be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014. This bus tour is designed to provide gardening enthusiasts with the opportunity to visit locations across Iowa to learn more about gardening and horticulture. There will also be


Local Veterans Needed for Telling of War Stories

They have put their lives on the line to protect America’s freedom – and the search is now on for veterans in Iowa who have stories to share as part of the country’s rich narrative. Professor Patti Ziegler says the Newton Campus of Des Moines Area Community College will host the Veterans History Project in

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Community Night Under the Lights at Waldorf College

Waldorf College and the City of Forest City will be hosting their annual Community Night under the Lights at Bolstorff Field Saturday, September 27. This is the third annual community night at Waldorf College. A number of activities will be taking place before the Waldorf Warriors kick off against Buena Vista University at 7 p.m.,

Iowa Soybean Association Board of Directors Elects 2015 Officers

Six farmers were elected to leadership positions at the Sept. 4 meeting of the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) board of directors. Tom Oswald of Cleghorn took his seat as president and Wayne Fredericks of Osage was elected president-elect. Jeff Jorgenson of Sidney was chosen as treasurer and Rolland Schnell of Newton was elected secretary. Ben


Winnebago Supervisors Seek the Public’s Help

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors are requesting the assistance of any landowners who might be aware of storm damage done to any county owned drainage ditches or county trustee drainage ditches. The storm damage had to have occurred between June 14th and June 23rd. The Board is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency


ISU McNay Field Day Set for September 18

The annual fall field day of the Iowa State University (ISU) McNay Memorial Research Farm southwest of Chariton is set for Thursday, Sept. 18. ISU Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Joe Sellers organizes this event, and said crops and grazing research is the focus of the event, along with an update on current beef