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WInnebago County Board Tables ATV Rules

WInnebago County Board Tables ATV Rules

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning at 9am to discuss electing a city official to be appointed to the NIACOG Board of Directors. The Supervisors need to appoint someone to the vacant position on the NIACOG Board. The board reviewed the possibility of a county ordinance on the use of ATV’s within county

Iowa State Fair Entry Forms Available Locally

Forest City and surrounding local participants in the Iowa State Fair competitions should take note. Premium books and entry forms for competitive events at the 2014 Iowa State Fair will be available at iowastatefair.org beginning Thursday, May 1. The “Amazingly Amusing” Iowa State Fair will run August 7-17. Premium books and entry forms can be

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HCHS Provider Receives Doctorate in Nursing

Hancock County Health System (HCHS) has announced that Jennifer Rosenmeyer, DNP, ARNP, a member of the HCHS medical staff, has received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice, from the University of Minnesota, School of Nursing in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is the highest level of education attainable in the nursing field. Dr. Rosenmeyer’s advance training focuses on the clinical

Wright County Fair Queen Applications Being Accepted

The Wright County Fair is scheduled for July 9 – 14. Fair organizers are now accepting applications from females who live in Wright County and at least 16 years old, but not older than 21 by August 7, 2014. Applications can be found online at www.wrightcountyfair.com and must be turned in by Wednesday, June 11th. Fair organizers

Hospice Gears Up for Annual Golf Open

Hospice of North Iowa will be holding its 22nd Annual Golf Open on Saturday, June 7th at the beautiful Bear Creek Golf Course in Forest City, Iowa, with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start. Titonka Savings Bank and Lichtsinn Motors are the corporate sponsors of this year’s event, with local businesses sponsoring tee boxes and greens.

West Hancock Has a New Principal

The West Hancock Community School Board has approved the $79,000 a year contract for Dan Peterson. He will become the new high school principal for the district beginning at the end of the current school year. Peterson will be leaving his post as principal of the West Harrison Community School District at the end of

Hancock County Supervisors discuss health insurance plan, social services kick-back & drainage (Audio)

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with continued discussion regarding membership in the Iowa Governmental Health Care Plan Group and their Wellmark healthcare coverage.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells why this has become a major issue. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors will discuss the Wellmark group health insurance issue further

Dates for Tree Town Music Festival are Set

The Forest City area will come alive with a first ever music festival that will draw in big national acts to the area. The Forest City event, called the Tree Town Music Festival will be held on May 24th and May 25th at the Heritage Park of North Iowa and the Winnebago Industry Rally Grounds.

Lake Mills Set to Flush (Audio)

Water Departments around the area will periodically flush the water lines to maintain a high quality standard of water delivery to their customers. In Lake Mills, that process has begun. KIOW’s Renee Engeldue has the story: KIOW will keep our listeners posted if any other communities in the area are intending to do the same