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Our Haunted Iowa Series Begins: A Word of Caution Tonight

Our Haunted Iowa Series Begins: A Word of Caution Tonight

Today we have a five part series that you will only find online from now until 5 pm. We will tell you about haunted locations throughout northern Iowa that are within driving distance to see. Each of these places has been registered by paranormal organizations as possible haunted locations complete with eye witness accounts. It starts


Hancock County Health System Welcomes New Provider

Hancock County Health System (HCHS) welcomes new Family Medicine provider Lacy Halsrud, ARNP-FNP, MSN, BSN, to its medical staff. Halsrud received her Advanced Registered Nursing Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois; her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa; her Associates degree in Nursing

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ELECTION 2014: Part 2 of 2 Grussing Talks Collegiate Support, Veterans, and Minimum Wage

Our Election 2014  series continues with man from Armstrong who wants to be the State Representative to the Iowa House in District 7, That district includes Algona, Armstrong, Buffalo Center, Estherville, Forest City, Lake Mills, Ringsted, Swea City, and Thompson. Grussing is a retired police officer and Army Veteran. Growing up in Northern Iowa, he is

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Hancock County’s ASAP Creates Substance Abuse Awareness

The Hancock County Wellness Coalition and its affiliate organization Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention are working intensely to create awareness about substance abuse and decrease the use of alcohol and drugs among teenagers in Hancock County. Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) Project Coordinator, Karie Terhark tells what her job entails. According to the National

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Public Safety Center Vote Looming

The Public Safety Center goes before a vote of the Winnebago County voters on November 4th. The center is a 22 bed facility, but don’t let that number fool you as Winnebago County Sheriff Dave Peterson explains: A new jail facility is needed because the current facility is not anywhere near state codes that are


Forest City School Board to Meet with Legislators Tonight

The Forest City Community School Board will meet with area legislators tonight to discuss legislative topics pertaining to education. The meeting will take place at the Forest City Jr./Sr. High School. The district meets annually with legislative members to get a feel for the upcoming session. Forest City school Superintendent Darwin Lehmann explains: The meeting is scheduled between 6:30pm and


Creepy, Scary Creatures Coming to Thorpe Park

Just in time for Halloween, the Winnebago County Conservation Board will be presenting a program on Creatures of the Night! The program will be held at the Thorpe Park shelterhouse on Thursday evening, October 30th, beginning at 6:30 PM. Winnebago County Naturalist Lisa Ralls explains: The program will last about 45 minutes and will include


House Fire Escape Time is 2 Minutes

Most people in Iowa know that smoke-detector installation and testing is important, but according to a new survey, most are likely mistaken about how much time is needed to safely evacuate a burning home. Research from the American Red Cross shows that many people think they have five minutes, but it’s really only two. Brandon