Photos articles

fishing winter 5

Ice-Fishing Festival Comes to Winnebago County

Ice-Fishing Festival Comes to Winnebago County

It’s that time of year! It’s the time of year when nature’s beauty turns white, but many people have a hard time finding ways to enjoy it. Well, the Winnebago County Conservation Board has the answer! On Saturday, January 17th, they will be hosting an Ice-Fishing Festival at Thorpe Park’s Lake Catherine, beginning at 10:00

Toys for Tots

Cerro Gordo 4H Teen Council Helps Toys for Tots

Cerro Gordo County 4-H Teen Council found out that serving the community can be a fun experience in itself. The 4-H Teen Council spent Wednesday evening, December 10, 2014 purchasing Toys for Tots at Mills Fleet Farm in Mason City. The group raised money and was able to spend about $300.00 to donate 3 large

Waldorf College

Waldorf Students Receive Local Grant for Research

Two Alpha Chi Grants for Undergraduate Research grants were awarded to Waldorf College students to assist them in academic research and professional growth. Kaylee Vitale, a senior of Las Vegas, NV, and Karissa Vilks, a senior of Maplewood, Minn., received the grant to help fund their project “Identifying Possible Iron-Dependent Enzymes that Positively Regulate Canonical

4H Chicago

Local 4H Members Travel to Chicago

Five Cerro Gordo County 4-H members toured the sites of Chicago over the Thanksgiving holiday as part of the annual 4-H Chicago Award Trip, courtesy of many local donors in Cerro Gordo County. Shana Wood (Rockford), Spencer Orr (Clear Lake), Dylana Luett (Nora Springs), Kacy Sampson (Mason City), and Britta Becker (Swaledale), were among 45


Business Grows In Iowa According to Schultz

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz and Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Director Debi Durham announced  that through a partnership with IASourceLink and the Iowa Economic Development Authority, the Iowa Secretary of State’s office is now providing Iowans with more resources to help start a business.  The business development resources found at contain a


Holland Contracting Offers a Reward for Vandalism

Holland Contracting has been victimized by vandalism near the Forest City School bus barn. Holland Contracting Controller Tim Fredricksen explains what happened: They had just replaced the door within the last week and company officials are very frustrated by the situation. Company officials say it makes the work more difficult at the demolition project going on