Local News articles

FC City Hall

Forest City Council To Go Into Special Session This Morning

Forest City Council To Go Into Special Session This Morning

The Forest City Council will wrangle with a Resolution that will set the date and time for a special meeting for a Public Hearing on the plans, specifications and form of contract for the 2014 Downtown Revitalization Project. The council is having to work quickly on getting the project off the ground because there is

Winnebago Hits the Road for Outdoor Retailer 2014

Winnebago Industries, will debut the Winnebago Outdoor brand licensing program at the 2014 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Tradeshow this week in Salt Lake City, UT. Winnebago, an official sponsor and first time exhibitor, will be joined by anchor apparel and headwear licensee, 540Brands, LLC. 540Brands will debut their complete line of officially licensed Winnebago apparel


Head On Collision in Clear Lake Halts Traffic

Multiple units responded to a two vehicle head on collision on Highway 18 around 11:45am this morning. Police say that four persons, one of which was a baby, were taken to Mercy Medical Hospital in Mason City to be treated for injuries. There has been no word on the extent of the injuries. Clear Lake

Clear Lake 2

Clear Lake Says No to Sea Wall Memorial

The City Council has voted against placing a proposed veterans memorial along Clear lake’s downtown Sea Wall. The council also voted yesterday to form a task force that would explore options and recommend a location for the memorial. Backers of the Sea Wall location presented the council with petitions containing more than 1,000 signatures of


Rayhons Declines Re-Election Bid

He has served the Iowa House District 8 voters for 18 years and now 78 year old Henry Rayhons has decided to withdraw his candidacy for another term. Rayhons said that he will  finish his term and then retire from the House and politics. Rayhons cited health and family matters as the principle reason for

Trash totes

Lake Mills Will Begin New Trash Service Soon

The City Council of Lake Mills has adopted a new trash pick up system that will do away with the purple bags and utilize heavy duty roll out plastic totes. The council voted in favor of the new program which should have new 65 gallon grey roll out totes that will be labeled with the