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Iowa Egg Production Sets Record for October

Iowa Egg Production Sets Record for October

IoThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says egg production in Iowa was as a record high in October at 1.41 billion eThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says egg production in Iowa was as a record high in October at 1.41 billion eggs. The department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says that number is up 3 percent from


Mason City Elderly get Thanksgiving Meal After All

Volunteers have held an annual Thanksgiving meal for the elderly after having to scramble when health officials objected to a food preparation plan. This year’s free Mason City Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Dinner was canceled after the Cerro Gordo County’s public health department learned last week that part of the meals would be cooked in homes

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2015 Corn and Soybean Clinic

Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach will host the annual 2015 Corn and Soybean Clinic and pesticide recertification meeting on Friday, December 12 at the United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Avenue North, in Clear Lake. Extension Field Specialist, Kelvin Leibold will begin the day at 10:30 A.M. with “How to Maintain Profitability.” Joining Kelvin will

Dolores Kronemann

Dolores Kronemann, age 83, of Britt and formerly of Carpenter, died Monday, November 24, 2014, at Westview Care Center in Britt. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Osage.

Gertrude “Trudy” L. Timm Janssen

Gertrude “Trudy” L. Timm Janssen, age 87, of Belmond, passed away Friday November 21, 2014 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Belmond. Funeral arrangements for Gertrude Timm Jansenn are pending at the Dugger Funeral Home, 111 Luick’s Lane South in Belmond.

Richard L. Steenblock

Richard L. Steenblock, age 90, of Belmond, passed away Sunday November 23, 2014 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Funeral services for Richard L. Steenblock will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday November 26, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Goodell. Pastor Mike Shaffer will officiate. Burial will take place in the Amsterdam Cemetery


Bettinson, Stewart, Gomez Earning National Recognition

Three members of the Waldorf College men’s wrestling team are receiving national attention in the latest National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Coaches Poll. Bo Bettinson,  Jon Stewart, and Angel Gomez are ranked for the Warriors in the poll that was released on Wednesday. Bettinson is ranked No. 15 at 125 pounds. The senior from

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Garber to Compete in Jumps and Hurdles at Waldorf

The Waldorf College women’s track and field team has added Putnam County High School senior Adriana Garber as the first member of the 2015-16 recruiting class. Garber signed a letter of intent with the Warriors on Monday. She is expected to provide the team with an edge, competing in the high jump, triple jump and


Hy-Vee Homefront Kicks Off Second Year, Adds Veterans Recruitment Initiative

Hy-Vee, Inc. is kicking off the second year of Hy-Vee Homefront, an initiative that has raised more than $387,000 to help support organizations that serve our nation’s military members, veterans and their families. Hy-Vee Homefront includes several supporting efforts — the Round Up program, veterans and military member employee recruitment, Honor Flights and Veterans Day