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FAVA is Looking for Volunteers

FAVA is Looking for Volunteers

FAVA has yet another fund raising program coming up. This along with the others that FAVA does is designed to raise money to help the organization help out veterans who are in need of assistance. The organization serves several counties in the area and because they are covering a 42 county area, they need as

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Breast Cancer Awareness Hitting the Area

It is all around residents here in Forest City and surrounding communities, the push to make greater awareness of breast cancer. Stores have pink ribbons, local high school and college teams are wearing pink. Even professional sports teams are getting into the act with the NFL using pink penalty flags and requiring the color to be


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


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


Ruiter, Davis, and Wooldridge Appointed to City Boards

The Forest City Council has moved forward with appointments to various city council boards and committees. In a City Council meeting recently, Mayor Rick Skjeie and City Administrator Mac Tilberg announced those appointments: Those gentlemen that Tilberg and Skjeie are speaking of are former Streets and Sanitation Superintendent Barney Rutter for Board of Adjustment, former