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Lobby For Highways and Win a Harley (Audio)

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers are coming out to the Hancock County Fair today in support of getting money put into the National Highway Fund and they want your support. They are obtaining it in a very unusual way. Jordanne True of the group explains: The purpose for the giveaway stems from a highway trust

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President Declares Disaster for Iowa (Audio)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Iowa to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding during the period of June 14-23, 2014. The President’s action makes federal

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139 Children and Counting (Audio)

The guessing game has begun for area county officials and local governments to see if they are the home to one of the 139 illegal immigrant children that President Obama has designated for the State of Iowa. Governor Branstad is still demanding answers as to why the children are being placed in the state. Beth

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Chipolte Pickles Were on the Menu for RAGBRAI (Audio)

The thousands of bicycle riders who arrived in Forest City were treated to some interesting foods by several area vendors. Take for example Woody’s Pickle Shack who set up shop on the Courthouse lawn serving their specialty, the Chipolte Pickle Papa. Owner Eric Woodard explains.: And it tastes like…: Woody’s Pickle Shack was actually one


RAGBRAI Took Months of Planning (Audio)

As “RV There Yet?” comes to a close in Forest City and moves on to Mason City, organizers look back at the months of preparation that took place to get the event off of the ground. The event was announced back on January 25th of this year and organizers have been very busy since that