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NIACC President Provides Update on Student Housing Project

NIACC President Provides Update on Student Housing Project

NIACC President Dr. Steve Schulz met today with members of the media to provide an update on the NIACC student housing construction project. “We are extremely excited about the progress of our new student housing project,” he said. “Every time I walk down here and look at this construction site, I see progress. Our students

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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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RAGBRAI Volunteers Came Through (Audio)

Despite concerns that there would not be enough volunteers to handle the volume of people who came into Forest City, residents made the town proud and feel welcoming according to several participants in the area Kathy Rollofson, one of the organizers, told KIOW News, a lot of people started volunteering just before the event started:

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WIT Rally a Success. New Theme Announced for 2015

Organizers say that he WIT Club’s 2014 Grand National Rally (GNR), “Out of This World” was a great success with about 1,000 motorhomes on-site. Attendees participated in supplier seminars, product seminars, competitions, games and entertainment, while enjoying nearly perfect weather throughout the week.  Many of the attendees said it was a great week with fun and

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Respected Author and Researcher Encourages More Dialogue About Food and Farming (Audio)

Jayson Lusk, one of the most cited food economists, encouraged farmers and grocers to be advocates for modern production agriculture this week during a visit to Iowa. Lusk, professor and the Willard Sparks Endowed Chair in the agricultural economics department at Oklahoma State University and author of “The Food Police,” spoke to about 350 farmers,

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Construction Begins Today on 70th Avenue in Thompson

Weather pending, beginning today, the Winnebago County Road Department will be closing 70th Avenue northwest of Thompson between 440th Street and 450th Street for bridge replacement.  The worksite will be closed to all traffic although access will be maintained to local residents.  The project is expected to be completed in 2 weeks.  County crews will

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