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Winnebago Conservation Accepting Applications for Holland Youth Hunting Area

Winnebago Conservation Accepting Applications for Holland Youth Hunting Area

The Winnebago County Conservation Board is now accepting applications for permits to hunt on the Holland Prairie Conservation and Youth Hunting Area, located northeast of Leland. The area is unique because it is set aside specifically for hunters aged 15 and under and their adult mentor. Hunting on the area is by permit only to

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Forest City Schools to Host Legislative Day

With the general election coming November 4th and absentee balloting currently in progress, many voters are curious to see where candidates stand on education. The subject has not been in the fore front of campaign discussion by many legislative candidates, but Forest City Schools look to try and resolve that with a legislative discussion. Superintendent

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Manure Applicators Certification Class Sign Ups in Progress

Manure applicators that haul or handle manure from a confinement site facility with more than 500 animal units and all commercial manure applicators are required by Iowa law to be certified to apply manure in Iowa. “My best estimate based on historical numbers of certified applicators is somewhere between 300-800 applicators still need to attend

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Fall Trout Fishing Excitement

Fall and winter trout stocking south of Hwy. 20 began in 2004 when South Banner Lake received 2,000 fish and at each stocking event since, the hatchery truck has been greeted by throngs of anglers eagerly anticipating the first strike. From that initial successful release, the DNR has expanded cool weather trout stocking from Council

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Drivers Alert, as Deer Activity Increases

Shorter days and cooler fall temperatures are reminders to Iowa drivers. The risk of deer-vehicle collisions will rise in the coming weeks. On the plus side, your chance of hitting a whitetail has dropped over the year before. Deer activity will increase through October and the first half of November, as the peak of the

St Olaf Band

St. Olaf Band to Appear at NIACC

North Iowa Area Community College proudly presents the St. Olaf Band as they take the stage at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 19, 2014.  Tickets are $15 and free to students 21 and under.  This presentation is part of the 2014-2015 Performing Arts and Leadership

Wartburg College to Host Annual Youth Day

Wartburg College will host The Good Samaritan, its annual middle school youth day, Saturday, Nov. 1, from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Wartburg student leaders will engage middle school youth and adult leaders in activities, including leadership development, Bible study with The Saint John’s Bible and service outreach with Water to Thrive, a faith-based, nonprofit that