Mason Xity Police were called to the scene of a motorcycle accident on College Drive and Highway 122. A 1998 Harley Davidson Roadking and its rider were found in the intersection. The motorcyclist, Jason Brahm was pronounced dead at the scene. Brahm is from Forest City. Police believe he was struck in the turning lane around […]
The Worth County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning beginning at 9am to review the status of secondary roads with the Worth County Engineer. This will be followed by a review of a request by David Falk to clean and repair a joint drainage district with Mitchell County. Other drainage matters to be reviewed […]
On June 23rd, Forest City Police executed a search warrant at 106 Indian Avenue in Forest City. Police had suspected that marijuana was on the premises. Police were able to located the drugs and drug paraphernalia. Police arrested Dale Purchase, his son Adam Purchase, and a female accomplice Alysha Hoeft. In a press release, police […]
Clinton Miller of Blue Earth, MN, pled guilty to “Assault,” a simple misdemeanor in the Winnebago County Court, stemming from an investigation by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office on September 11, 2015. Miller was sentenced to serve 2 days in the Winnebago County Jail and ordered to pay applicable surcharges and court costs.
Michael Peterson of Forest City, had his probation modified on his felony conviction of Count 1, “Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance (Marijuana) with Intent to Deliver.” Peterson was ordered to be subject to SCRAM monitoring for 90 days and to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and follow through with all treatment recommendations.
All children though age 18 are encouraged to eat lunch at the Britt Public Library this summer. Meals are being served from 11:30am to 12:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays until August 19th. Only two dates on the schedule will not have meals served. They are Monday, July 4th and Friday, August 12th. The library […]
The following are the church services in Forest City and surrounding locations listed in alphabetical order. This is a our weekly feature at this time every Sunday. Forest City: Calvary Baptist Church at 636 N. Best Street. Services are today at 10:30am and 6:30pm with Sunday School at 9am. First Baptist Church at 18508 Highway […]
A very special event is coming to the Wright Christian Reformed Church that has been 125 years in the making. KIOW’s Roger Tveiten has the details:
On June 1, 2016, there were 20.6 million hogs and pigs on Iowa farms, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Hogs and Pigs report. The June 1 inventory was up 2 percent from the previous quarter but down 2 percent from the previous year. The March-May quarterly pig crop was 5.29 […]
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 630,000 head on June 1, 2016, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Cattle on Feed report. This was down 2 percent from May 1, 2016, and down 3 percent from […]