Heritage Park of North Iowa will be having a unique fundraising event Friday, May 12 & Saturday, May 13 at the Park. The Vintage Photography Company from Wisconsin is offering a 10×13 vintage photo for $10. Participants will have the opportunity to choose from a Wild West, 1920, Victorian, or Civil War setting for their […]
The average price received by farmers for corn during March in Iowa was $3.43 per bushel according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Agricultural Prices report. This was up $0.04 from the February price, but $0.03 below March 2016. The March 2017 average price received by farmers for soybeans, at $9.58 per […]
DNR staff determined April 25 that runoff from poultry litter located one mile north of Bradford in Franklin County reached a small tributary of Maynes Creek. The investigation began following a complaint about chicken litter dumped in a crop field near the intake to an underground tile line. On Monday, April 24, DNR discovered Joe […]
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced bipartisan legislation to help improve healthcare for veterans. The Veterans Access to Care Act would help improve veterans’ medical facilities by allowing facilities with a need for additional healthcare professionals to apply to be designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Once designated, these […]
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, highlighted the flaws of the expanded definition of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule at today’s hearing entitled, “A Review of the Technical, Scientific, and Legal Basis of the WOTUS Rule.” The Iowa Senator questioned not only the basis for […]
This will be a busy day for the Winnebago County Conservation Board as two events are planned for the area. The first is the annual Arbor Day celebrations and Winnebago County Conservationist Lisa Ralls explains how they are involving the public. This free event allows area residents to participate in the greening up of the […]
Work continues on the construction at the Mansion Museum on North Clark Street in Forest City. Riley Lewis of the Winnebago County Historical Society says they are six months into the project and they hope to have it completed soon.
Organizers are encouraging everyone to join in the fun and help kick up some dust as Waldorf University hosts the first annual Warrior Country 5K on Saturday, May 27. The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. at the Winnebago Visitors Center, located at 1045 S. 4th St., and the race starts at 10 a.m. […]
The next performance by the Brickstreet Theater Company is “WIT” by Margaret Etson. Dan May is directing the Forest City production and says this show is an interesting drama. May says that the show has an intriguing storyline. May says that rehearsals have been going well and the curtain goes up next week.
America’s SBDC of Iowa announced that Peter Ausenhus and Margaret Bishop, owners of Worth Brewing Company, Northwood, is the winner of the SBDC’s statewide Business of the Month Award. Worth Brewing Company is a family run company that has made a name for themselves nationwide. Peter’s passion for brewing hand-crafted, quality, distinctive beers has caused […]