Representative Steve King has been busy with a number of issues in Congress. Some of these involve international matters such as the Syrian gassing of it’s people. On the national front, the House pulling a measure from a vote that would have begun the process to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. King sat […]
Senator Charles Grassley took a moment to speak with reporters on a number of issues. Topics include insurance companies pulling out of Iowa health care exchanges, future Obamacare changes, President Trump’s actions with respect to North Korea and Syria, Americans working as agents of foreign governments, Governor Branstad’s expected timeline for confirmation and President Trump’s […]
The Forest City Community School District School Board approved the preliminary figures for the 2018 budget at their meeting on Monday night. Forest City Schools Superintendent Darwin Lehman explains what that means regarding the tax rate. Lehman says the tax rate has decreased over the course of the past five years.
Many farmers are anxious to start planting, but an Iowa State University crops specialist says farmers may want to wait at least another week for some warmer weather so the soil can warm up. Joel DeJong (Dee-young) works in northwest Iowa and says you need soil temperatures above 50 degrees, and while the air temperature […]
Republican Congressman Steve King says he’s concerned that President Trump picked a “pro-immigration” economist to head his “Council of Economic Advisors.” King, though, says he has “some level of comfort” because of what Trump said during the campaign, plus King is a fan of Trump’s attorney general. Jeff Sessions and King were staunch opponents of […]
Annual Easter Egg Hunts are taking place throughout the area on Saturday as the area gears up for the Easter holiday. The Britt American Legion Post 315 is hosting a hunt beginning at 10am for children at the fourth grade or lower at the Britt City Park and City Hall. The Britt Chamber of Commerce […]
The City of Lake Mills has set the date for its annual city wide garage sales event. This is a chance for many area residents to clean out the garage or sell items that they may not want anymore. KIOW’s Renee Ingeldue has the complete details on this fast approaching event.
A real, live bunny may seem like a cute, cuddly Easter gift for child, but animal-welfare groups are cautioning Iowans to stick to the chocolate ones.Susan Mangold of the Columbus House Rabbit Society in Ohio said she co-founded the “Make Mine Chocolate” campaign 15 years ago as a way to reduce the number of rabbits […]
Two men, more than 2,700 miles and thousands of dollars for heart health – this week Daren Schumaker and Dennis Lee of Cedar Rapids will complete the journey of a lifetime. The men will cross their final finish line in Delaware County as they conclude an 8-year quest to run a marathon in each Iowa county. The […]