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Charles City Hy-Vee Store Director Named a Food Marketing Institute 2015 Store Manager of the Year

Charles City Hy-Vee Store Director Named a Food Marketing Institute 2015 Store Manager of the Year

Brian Wilken, store director at the Charles City Hy-Vee, was named a Food Marketing Institute 2015 Store Manager Award winner at last week’s FMI Connect conference in Chicago. Wilken was recognized for his work generating sales growth, providing great customer service, contributing to company goals and serving his community. Wilken’s nomination detailed his on-the-floor management


King Introduces Social Security Integrity Act

Congressman Steve King released the following statement after introducing H.R. 2777, the Social Security Integrity Act of 2015: “Current reports show that the Social Security Administration (SSA) has an estimated 6.5 million people over the age of 112 with active Social Security Numbers,” said King. “However as of the Fall of 2014, only 42 people

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Confederate Railroad Coming to Borderfest

For the fifteenth year, the Emmons Borderfest will take place, but this year, it has a unique twist. Norseman Trucking, a major sponsor of the event, announced that the festival will include the musical group, Confederate Railroad. Norseman is demonstrating to the community and surrounding areas, their appreciation for supporting Borderfest the past 15 years, by securing

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Corwith-Wesley School to be Torn Down

According to many, it was an extremely hard decision to make, but the Corwith-Wesley Community School Board has decided to tear down the high school and middle school building. The facility has been a landmark of the area for decades seeing generations of students pass through its halls. Declining enrollment, a K-12 student base just

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USDA Opens Enrollment Period for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Safety-Net Programs

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that eligible producers may now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015. The enrollment period began June 17, 2015, and will end Sept. 30, 2015. “The extensive outreach campaign conducted by USDA since the

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Winnebago Surges to #1 in Class B Van Retail Sales

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has surged to become the top manufacturer in Class B van retail sales for the year, according to information released by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). Through April 2015 year-to-date results released by SSI, Winnebago’s Class B touring coaches are the leaders in the category with a 30.6 percent market share. “We are


Grassley, Leahy Introduce Legislation to Protect Whistleblowers in Criminal Antitrust Cases

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy today introduced legislation to extend whistleblower protection for employees who provide information to the Department of Justice related to criminal antitrust violations. The Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act seeks to protect whistleblowers in criminal antitrust cases by prohibiting employers from retaliating against an employee who