Winnebago Sees 75% Growth in Revenues

 Winnebago Industries, Incorporated has reported financial results for the Company’s third quarter of Fiscal 2017. Revenues for the Fiscal 2017 third quarter ended May 27, 2017, were $476.4 million, an increase of 75.1% compared to $272.1 million for the Fiscal 2016 period.  Winnebago Industries CEO Michael Happe outlined the reasons why profits went up significantly. Gross profit was $70.8 million, an […]

Grassley on the Hearing on “Free Speech 101: The Assault on the First Amendment on College Campuses”

Senator Charles Grassley recently addressed his Senate Judiciary Committee on an issue regarding free speech on college campuses where disruption frequently occur when groups of students and occasionally faculty aim to hinder a guest speaker at a college function. Grassley made these remarks before the committee.

Winnebago and Hancock Counties to Get a Small Restitution in Insurance Deceptive Fees Case

An insurance brokerage based in Burlington has agreed to pay a group of Iowa cities, counties and school districts over a million dollars to cover what the state insurance commissioner Doug Ommen has described as “deceptive” fees. But some local officials say they’re getting just a fraction of what they should be paid. Winnebago County […]

Forest City Schools Forward a Property Tax Item to Voters

The Forest City Community School Board has passed a resolution which orders the election of a Physical Plant and Equipment Property Tax and Income Surtax. The election will be held in September, along with school board elections. Forest City Community Schools Superintendent Darwin Lehmann outlines the reasons for the proposal. Lehmann says another reason for the vote […]