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Is Someone in the Area Worthy Enough for Environmental Award?

Is Someone in the Area Worthy Enough for Environmental Award?

An official with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the protection of Iowa’s environment is the responsibility of every community, business, organization, farmer and citizen. Many Iowans are leaders in preserving our state’s natural resources — and they deserve recognition. If you know of someone in the area who is worthy enough, the D-N-R’s

Worth Courthouse

Worth County Board to Discuss Drainage

The Worth County Board of Supervisors will call to order around 9am this morning to hear from the county engineer on road maintenance and a proposed detour agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation. Drainage issues are next on the agenda as the board will discuss awarded jobs to Paul Tenold for Drainage District 8

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Iowa State Fair Grandstand Tickets on Sale April 18

Tickets for the much-anticipated Iowa State Fair Grandstand shows will go on sale Saturday, April 18, at 10 a.m. through all Ticketmaster outlets. The 2015 line-up is presented by U.S. Cellular. In addition to the previously-announced star-studded line-up, ROCK-A-THON starring: Dee Snider, Dokken, Warrant, Firehouse and Eddie Trunk will take the Grandstand Stage Aug. 23

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Guth Sounds Off on School Start Dates Legislation

The “Drama in Des Moines” continues as neither the Senate nor the House can agree on anything regarding education. Frustrated school boards, superintendents, and teachers continue to sit in limbo while the Iowa Legislature and the Governor argue respective positions on such topics as funding, educational standards, and even start dates. Earlier, the legislature had agreed on a