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4th of July

Belmond Begins July 4th Celebration Planning (Audio)

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,

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

Water Main

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


Area Researcher Needs Data on Volunteerism

Each of us has at one point and time volunteered for a cause or an effort to help someone or something. Statisically, more volunteerism is done in the rural setting than in the urban areas. What is very interesting is that researchers don’t know much about the rural volunteer. Professor Jeff Bolinger wants to change

Webcast News

KIOW Webcast: March 26, 2014

If you were unable to get to a radio and want to know the latest news for the area, here is our daily webcast featuring KIOW News Director A. J. Taylor, Morning Stretch host Mark Skaar with area weather, and Karl Wooldridge, KIOW Sports Director.

Webcast News

KIOW News Webcast

If you missed the news today and wanted to catch up on the latest news in the area, we have archived it for you. It also includes Morning Stretch Host Mark Skaar with the area weather and KIOW Sports Director Karl Woolridge with the area sports report:  

Dairy Cow

American Milk Producers Show Good Profits

Leaders of Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) have announced sales of $1.8 billion and earnings of $7.5 million in 2013. AMPI’s core products were the cooperative’s top performers in the past year. According to AMPI President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Welch, the cooperative’s core products have enjoyed an increase in demand. AMPI Chairman