Mason City Airport Could Lose Commercial Airline Service Under Federal Budget Cut Proposals

Mason City along with two other Iowa airports could lose commercial air service under President Trump’s proposed budget. Airports in Burlington and Fort Dodge depend on federal subsidies to provide regular flights to major cities in the Midwest. Trump has proposed eliminating the Essential Air Service program, which makes those flights possible. Pam Osgood is the director of […]

Winnebago Industries Shows 64% Growth in Revenues in the 2nd Quarter

Winnebago Industries, Incorporated today reported financial results for the Company’s second quarter of Fiscal 2017. Revenues for the Fiscal 2017 second quarter that ended February 25, 2017, were $370.5 million, an increase of 64.2%, compared to $225.7 million for the Fiscal 2016 period. Gross profit was $49.3 million, an increase of 95.1% compared to $25.3 million for the Fiscal 2016 period as […]

Hancock County Farm Bureau Holds Ag Day Breakfast

Hancock County Farm Bureau held its annual Ag Day Breakfast Tuesday in Duncan to recognize National Ag Day and increase public awareness of agriculture’s vital role in our society. To help the agriculture industry communicate better with its consumers, professional speaker and author Michele Payn presented an open forum discussing potential methods with over 100 ag producers. […]

Hancock County Supervisors Discuss Hog Buildings and Potential for Jobs

Construction of three deep pit swine confinement buildings has been proposed just northwest of Britt that could house nearly 7,500 hogs. Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach says he supports the new Peacock Farms facility, as it will provide better paying jobs for young farmers hoping to remain in the area or come back to. Monday, the […]