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3K3 Returns Today to Forest City (Audio)

3K3 Returns Today to Forest City (Audio)

Waldorf College is hosting the 8th annual 3K3 Walk-Run-Wag event today at 5:30pm starting at the Hanson Fieldhouse Lobby. The event was started by Kristi Leonard, Kristi Osheim, and Kristi Carlson as a Waldorf service tradition when all three women were Waldorf College staff. Kristi Osheim explained to KIOW News about the fund raising event: All proceeds

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SPECIAL REPORT: What We Really Don’t Know About the Area Job Market (Audio)

The Winnebago-Worth Counties Betterment Council has concluded a series of confidential household telephone surveys this week that were aimed at examining the labor force in both counties. The study is attempting to assist existing and potential businesses to have a complete understanding of the make-up of the area’s labor force. Teresa Nicholson of WINN-WORTH BETCO explains: The

4th of July

Belmond Begins July 4th Celebration Planning (Audio)

The City of Belmond has begun to plan for the 4th of July celebration by holding a planning meeting on Monday night that encompassed the initial stages of the celebration. Some new ideas cropped up for the event. City Administrator Lee Ann Waltzing explained: Interested citizens looking to assist in the planning for the 4th

West Hancock

West Hancock Attends Corwith-Wesley Dissolution Committee Meeting Last Night (Audio)

The committee designated to implement the dissolution of the Corwith-Wesley Community school District met Last night to discuss procedures on dividing up the district among the surrounding school districts. The process was initiated when the district felt it had too few students to work with. Area school districts are taking notice of the meeting tonight,

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King Grills Attorney General over Persecuting the President’s Enemies (Video)

Congressman Steve King released a video from his questioning of the witness, Attorney General Eric Holder, at the House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday on “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice.” The theme of King’s questioning of the witness was “Partisan, Political Persecution by Prosecuting the President’s Enemies.” To watch the video, click the link below:

Winnebago County

Winnebago County Supervisors Hear Gun Control Message

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors heard from County Attorney Adam Sauer on Tuesday regarding his thoughts on keeping guns out of the courthouse. Sauer referred to an incident at the Madison County Courthouse where a convicted man produced a weapon in the courtroom and fled. He was later found. The Supervisors heard from Sauer

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Belmond Water Woes Continue (Audio)

  The City of Belmond is asking its residents to curb running their water to avoid freezing lines. Three water main breaks over the weekend have caused the city to ask their citizens to shut off running faucets. Belmond City Manager Lee Ann Waltzing explains: The water treatment plant has the capacity to produce 1200


Area Grief Support Groups Starting Soon (Audio)

The North Iowa Grief and Support Group will commence with once a week for seven week sessions beginning next week. The organization is multi-faceted with their approach to helping those who have lost loved ones. Organizer Catherine Mills of the Support Group told KIOW News what happens when the group meets. The group doesn’t just