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Ice-Fishing Festival in Winnebago County is Today

Ice-Fishing Festival in Winnebago County is Today

The Winnebago County Conservation Board will be hosting an Ice-Fishing Festival at Thorpe Park’s Lake Catherine, beginning at 10:00 am and running until 2:00 pm today. Thorpe Park is located five miles west of Forest City on 345th and “I” Street. Winnebago County Naturalist Lisa Ralls told KIOW News about the program: The event celebrates the rich history in the area


Pritchards and Stellar Team Up for a New Cargo Van for Area Food Bank

Pritchard Family Auto Stores and Stellar Truck and Trailer have partnered to provide Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank with a new cargo van. Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank was the recipient of $20,000 from Walmart’s Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign.  The local food bank finished twentieth in the nationwide contest that delivered 75 such donations. Pritchard Family


Warrior senior Jordan Earns Player of the Week Award

Waldorf College men’s basketball player Jordan Nelson has earned Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) Player of the Week honors for the week ending Jan. 4. Nelson scored a career-high 34 points, pulled down 12 rebounds, blocked two shots and came away with two steals for the Warriors (4-10) in an 84-68 win over Presentation College


West Hancock Eagles Go Through “Boot” Camp

When one thinks of boot camp, one envisions servicemen and women dressed in fatigues, encountering a series of obstacles, running endless miles, sloshing through mud, and exercising until they can do no more. For the West Hancock Eagles, it was kind of like that. Both the boys wrestling and the basketball teams were surprised by

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Trinity Lutheran Church is Assisted By Winnebago Historical Society

By popular demand, a Thanksgiving Day Morning Conversation between the Winnebago Historical Society’s Riley Lewis and KIOW News Director A. J. Taylor (who was sitting in for Mark Skaar and John Jacobs) is being re-run here on the website: The Winnebago Historical Society is being entrusted with helping a 140 year old church in Forest

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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