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Blizzard 5

Another Storm Impacts the Area

Another Storm Impacts the Area

Another snowstorm has buried a wide section of Iowa under a blanket of white yesterday and overnight. Meteorologist Craig Cogil, at the National Weather Service, says some 40 counties are under a Winter Storm Warning until 6pm this evening. While it’s still autumn, the area was hit by another wintery blast just ten days ago that also left parts


Energy Bill Assistance Available

North Iowa Community Action Organization is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Iowa Department of Human Rights. Amy Hoffman with the North Iowa Community Action Organization explains the qualifications: Officials say that the program is not

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Drainage Issues May Become More Problematic in Winnebago County

John Tolbert of the Iowa Drainage District Association (IDDA) presented an annual report to the Winnebago County Board of Supervisors. The report was far from positive. The lawsuit involving three counties over alleged excessive nitrate issues in the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers may affect the other 97 counties in the state. The lawsuit is


Traveling Abroad Today Has Certain Alerts Attached

Many Iowans will be traveling across the state or across the country for Thanksgiving, but a few will be making international trips. The U-S State Department is issuing a rare global travel alert due to increased terrorist threats. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says America’s intelligence community is keeping closely attuned to any rumblings that may

Lion Witch Wardrobe

Segerstrom Loves Her “Lucy” Role in “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.”

The Forest City Brick Street Theater will be staging, “The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe” this December at the Forest city Community High School Auditorium. The production is part of a holiday presentation that the company wants to do annually. It features some very unique actors and actresses from the area including Abbie Segerstrom

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Hancock County Supervisors Say Yeah to Weekly Recycling Pickups

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors approved a new contract with Waste Management on Monday for new collection schedules, transportation and disposal of rural recycling in Hancock County.  Two out of four rural recycling dump sites in the county are overflowing, thus creating a need for more pick-ups, Tlach explains. The Kanawha and Crystal Lake