Organizers are encouraging everyone to join in the fun and help kick up some dust as Waldorf University hosts the first annual Warrior Country 5K on Saturday, May 27. The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. at the Winnebago Visitors Center, located at 1045 S. 4th St., and the race starts at 10 a.m. […]
The next performance by the Brickstreet Theater Company is “WIT” by Margaret Etson. Dan May is directing the Forest City production and says this show is an interesting drama. May says that the show has an intriguing storyline. May says that rehearsals have been going well and the curtain goes up next week.
America’s SBDC of Iowa announced that Peter Ausenhus and Margaret Bishop, owners of Worth Brewing Company, Northwood, is the winner of the SBDC’s statewide Business of the Month Award. Worth Brewing Company is a family run company that has made a name for themselves nationwide. Peter’s passion for brewing hand-crafted, quality, distinctive beers has caused […]
A former Iowa fire academy administrator has pleaded guilty to falsifying test scores that were used to improperly certify thousands of firefighters. Former Fire Services Training Bureau certification manager John McPhee pleaded guilty Wednesday to felonious misconduct in office. The case affected many area fire departments including Forest City. Firefighters had the option to return […]
A northern Iowa man already convicted of attempted murder and sexual abuse is scheduled to go on trial June 6 in another sex abuse case. Mark Retterath of Osage, is accused of sexual abuse of a man while acting as the man’s Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor in 2015. Retterath was given 35 years in prison in […]
Senator Charles Grassley took to the floor to discuss an issue that he feels needs to be addressed by Congress. A program in the Defense Department currently has a case hotline backlog when it comes to reporting and investigating. Grassley addressed members of the Senate to review the situation and to voice his concerns.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, attended a hearing entitled “The Challenges and Opportunities of Running a Small Business in Rural America,” to address issues Iowa employers have discussed with her while on her 99 county tour. Senator Ernst questioned John Lettieri, Co-Founder and Senior Director […]
– U.S. Senator Joni Ernst issued the following statement after the Trump administration released their tax reform proposal: “With Tax Day having recently come and gone, Americans were reminded, yet again, of the untold amounts of time and money spent attempting to comply with our outdated, burdensome, and loophole-ridden tax code. Our tax code is […]
The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning and discussed a Utility Accommodation Permit for the City of Scarville. The city is looking to install a sewer system and needs county approval for the work to begin. The board granted approval for the permit Drainage followed as the board first heard from Larson Contracting on two […]