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 […]
Senator Joni Ernst yesterday addressed the Senate floor concerning what she termed as “the unsustainable and unaffordable health care system under the Affordable Health Care Act.” The Senate is currently debating the replacement act which has cleared the House.
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.
Boekelman Grain Equipment has been a family owned grain handling business in Britt for 50 years. It all began a half a century ago with Harold and Maxine Boekelman. Harold tells how he got started in the business. Along came Harold’s son and current owner, Paul. According to Paul, a lot has changed over the […]
The annual Relay for Life will be held Saturday on the Winnebago County Courthouse lawn in downtown Forest City from 10am to 10pm. Steve Lovik of the American Cancer Society says there are more team registered now than ever before. Lovik is one of two honorary survivors and invites everyone to come and join the […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Worth County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in the identification of or information leading to the arrest of a suspect involved in thefts in two Northwood homes. The thefts occurred on Thursday of last week in two garages. The first was in the 700 block of 12th Street North. The thief allegedly made off with […]
A recently report released shows north Iowa and Iowa in general are doing a nice job in ensuring its kids get the best start in life. The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2017 Kids Count Data Book examines key indicators of how children and families are faring across the U.S. and ranks Iowa fifth nationally for overall child […]