Author Archives: Jim Coloff


Community Thanksgiving Meal Seeking Help

Community Thanksgiving Meal Seeking Help

Over 300 are expected at the 19th Annual Community Thanksgiving meal held tomorrow in Forest City. The home-made meal will be served at Noon at Immanual Lutheran Church, and according to organizers, is meant to be a place where those without family or finances can gather to enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday. Organizer, Deb Fardel, says

Power Outage Effected North Iowa

A power outage has effected hundreds of customers of Heartland Power in North Iowa, including KIOW Radio.  The power was lost at KIOW at 8:15pm on Thursday, and remained off until 12:30am Friday.  Heartland Power officials said crews have been working on restoring power to areas like Buffalo Center and Thompson, but the heavy snow

KIOW 35th Birthday Winner

Leah Karalius of Forest City wins the $1,000 consolation prize at the KIOW 35th Birthday Bash held at Banks Steakhouse in Forest City. Unfortunately, no one won the $35,000 Grand prize.