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Farm Bill Enrollment Sessions Scheduled for January 6th

Farm Bill Enrollment Sessions Scheduled for January 6th

As farmers, landowners and Iowans with farm ties face many risk management enrollment decisions in the 2014 farm bill, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) will host two local meetings next week farmers navigate their options. January 6 at 1:00 p.m. – Ventura Community Center, Ventura January 6 at 6:30 p.m. – Lakota Eagle Center,

Yellow Bass and Bluegill Are Good in Saturday Morning Fishing Report

The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the district fisheries office at the phone number listed at the end of each district report.   NORTHWEST Gustafson Lake Gustafson Pond has around five inches of ice. Bluegill


Elderbridge Agency Receives Large Financial Support from Hanson Foundation

Elderbridge Agency on Aging has been awarded grants from 3 different area foundations to help meet the needs of the elderly in their 29 county region. Elderbridge received a gift from the John K. and Luise V. Hanson Foundation of Forest City. The Hanson Foundation is supporting the Elderbridge Elder Rights program with a $5,000 donation.

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Injury Accident in Worth County

Worth County Sheriffs Office was summoned to a single vehicle accident on Vine and Highway 105 on Thursday morning. Officials say that at approximately 3am, Jesse Olson was heading home by himself when he lost control of his car and slid into a ditch. The 21 year old was wearing a seat belt when his