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Forest City Schools to Host Legislative Day

Forest City Schools to Host Legislative Day

With the general election coming November 4th and absentee balloting currently in progress, many voters are curious to see where candidates stand on education. The subject has not been in the fore front of campaign discussion by many legislative candidates, but Forest City Schools look to try and resolve that with a legislative discussion. Superintendent

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Propane Prices Coming Down. Good News for Homeowners and Farmers

After last winter, government officials, propane and petroleum companies, and area truck drivers learned a valuable lesson in preparation for the upcoming winter. Have contingency plans ready. Already, propane prices have gone down throughout the area as homeowners and farmers lock in prices for winter. U. S. Energy Information Administration  Petroleum Analyst Hamilton Mason reviewed

Scouting for Food

Scouting for Food Slated for Saturday Morning

A very worthy cause takes place this Saturday morning in the Forest City area thanks to the Forest City Boy Scout Troop. The scouts will be collecting food donations throughout town to help area food banks. Scouts will start collecting the food around 9am which can include canned food and/or spare change. One of the Scouts,


Dam Mud Halts Drainage

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors has a furry problem on their hands that they would like to get rid of. Residents near Drainage District 2-3 are reporting that a beaver is clogging up the drainage area and they need the beaver removed. Already, farmers there have removed a dam built into the drainage ditch

Forest City

Forest City New Resident Open House is Today

A program to welcome new residents to the city will be held today from 3pm – 6pm. The Forest City New Resident Open House is intended to assist those who have moved to Forest City within the past year or those who would like to make community connections and/or have community related questions.  Norma Hertzer, Marketing Director for Grow

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HMR Supplies Gets the Patent on the Remote Controlled Load Transport System Used in Constructing the 911 Memorial in NYC

HMR Supplies Inc. announced the receipt of a patent by the U.S. Patent Office that covers the remote controlled load transport system used for tree  transporting and planting during the building of the 911 memorial in New York City. The patent for invention number 8733479 B2 covers the design for a remote controlled load transport


Chili Cook-off is a Success at FAVA

The Forest City area was once again treated to the best in area chili recipes as teams and individuals competed in the third annual FAVA Chili Cook Off at FAVA headquarters downtown. The event is part of a larger scale fund raising effort to purchase a third vehicle for use to help transport veterans and