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Belmond City Council to Meet Tonight

Belmond City Council to Meet Tonight

The Belmond City Council will meet tonight at the Belmond City Hall to discuss employee health insurance. Topics of discussion include the policy renewal from January to December of 2015, the amount of employee contribution to a family policy, and the continuation of self-funded plans with Employee Benefit Systems. The council will also review and approve

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New York Yankees Manager and Baseball All-Star Joe Girardi to Speak in Sheffield

Baseball All-Star and manager of the New York Yankees, Joe Girardi, will be the featured keynote speaker at Sukup Manufacturing Co.’s first look for the new corporate headquarters Friday, November 14 in Sheffield. Girardi is the luncheon speaker at the Sustaining Industrial All-Stars Symposium, which is co-hosted by the North Iowa Area Community College John

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Hancock Soil and Water to Meet Tuesday

The Hancock Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners will have their monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 18th at 8am. the agenda includes approval of state cost share certifications, vouchers, bills, conservation plans, and other miscellaneous items. The meeting will take place in the USDA Office in Garner.


Winter Weather Advisory in Place for the Area

The National Weather Service has placed the following counties under a Winter Weather Advisory: EMMET, KOSSUTH, WINNEBAGO, WORTH, PALO ALTO, HANCOCK, CERRO GORDO, POCAHONTAS, HUMBOLDT, WRIGHT, FRANKLIN. The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from now until 6pm tonight. A strong artic cold front and increasing northwest winds will affect the area from early Monday morning through

Northwood Aquatic Center Lost Money in 2014

Northwood officials are concerned over a lack of patrons coming to the pools this past summer. According to reports, the aquatic center in Northwood lost an estimated $57,000. Officials say that receipts for the year totaled $30,600 which was the lowest since 2000. A number of factors played into the losses this year including weather

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Waldorf Wind Symphony Concert Tonight

The Waldorf Wind Symphony will hold their fall concert today at 3 p.m. at Immanual Lutheran Church. This year’s fall concert will feature pieces focusing on specific people or things, and is themed Characters and Caricatures. One piece of interest will hone in the theatrical techniques of music performances, recreating a somewhat-nondescript idea of old voodoo

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Sunday Conversation With Senator Charles Grassley on Immigration and Nominations

Our weekly feature with Senator Charles Grassley talks about the high cost of housing illegal immigrant children in the United States. KIOW News Director A. J. Taylor sat down with the Iowa Senator and asked about the illegal immigrant children that are costing the taxpayers between $250 and $1,000 a day to house and feed.