Author Archives: AJ Taylor


Unexpected Expense Plagues Wright County Landfill

Unexpected Expense Plagues Wright County Landfill

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is forcing the Wright County Board of Supervisors to spend money on a landfill that has not been used in two decades. According to officials, the DNR wants the county to spend around $13,500 in new water sample pumps. The pumps draw samples for testing by the county and


Coin Show Returns to Clear Lake

The North Iowa Coin, Stamp, and Currency Show returns to Clear Lake on Valentine’s Day. It will again be held at the Best Western Holiday Lodge on Highway 18 West in Clear Lake. The show hours are from 9am to 4pm on Sunday, February 14th. Expert coins, stamps, gold, and silver along with up to


NIACC Board to Meet February 18th

The North Iowa Area Community College Board of Directors have announced that they will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, February 18th. The meeting will take place in the Pierce Administration Building’s Room 100. The campus is located at 500 College Drive in Mason City. Prior to the meeting, the board will hold a dinner

Calendar Drawing Competition Begins

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encouraged students from Iowa to consider submitting artwork to be considered for inclusion in the “From the Farm to You” calendar.  The calendars are distributed by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship at the Iowa State Fair and include artwork that emphasizes the connection between the production

Wear Red for Your Heart

Wear Red for Your Heart Today

North Iowans will be wearing red today as a way to help promote good heart health. It is part of a statewide effort to raise awareness among Iowans about healthy hearts. According to experts, cardiovascular diseases and stroke are two of the top five major causes of death in Iowa. Lauren Livingston, spokeswoman for the Iowa chapter of

Larson Wins Bid to Tear Down CWL School

Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne Community School will soon be no more. The school district dissolved last year leaving the old high school abandoned and empty. Recently, community members held a sale of all of the items inside the school. Many of those items were bought by alumni from the school. Now, Larson Contracting, based out of Lake Mills,