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KIOW News, Sports, and Weather Webcast: March 27, 2014

KIOW News, Sports, and Weather Webcast: March 27, 2014

Here is our daily archived news, weather, and sports webcast for today. It features stories on:   The Winnebago Council of Boy Scouts being recognized by Governor Branstad  Military crosses that need to be replaced in Kanawha  Forest City testing their power generator and many other stories.  


Spring Salad Luncheon Scheduled

Hospice of North Iowa (HNI) is hosting its annual Spring Salad Luncheon, Friday, April 25, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City. The luncheon exists through donations and volunteers from community church groups, organizations, and HNI volunteers who have been so supportive over the years. Hospice of North Iowa

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HCHS Volunteers Host a Books Are Fun Book Fair

The Hancock County Health System Volunteers are hosting a Books are Fun Book Fair, Wednesday April 2, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Main Entrance Atrium of Hancock County Memorial Hospital. “With Easter just around the corner, the book fair is a great opportunity to finish your Easter basket shopping,” said Karen Solien, Chair


Alliant Energy Freezes Rates Through 2016

Customers of Alliant Energy’s Iowa electric utility will see no increase in their base electric rates through 2016. Credits will also be included in customer bills based on the three-year agreement filed with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) today. The agreement is a collective effort by Alliant Energy, the Office of Consumer Advocate, Iowa Consumer

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Worth County Board Wrangles Over Drainage Bids

The Worth County Board of Supervisors met on Monday to approve the appointment of Teresa Olsen as the interim recorder beginning July 1st. Olsen was previously the deputy recorder, but will now fill the recorder position until the election for the position is held. The Board then approved the recommendation by the Plans and Zoning


Affordable Care Act Has Tax Credits

For most people, the Affordable Care Act has no effect on the 2013 income tax return they are filing in 2014. However, some people may need to make important decisions by the March 31, 2014 deadline for open enrollment. Below are five things about the health care law you may need to consider soon. Currently

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Governor Says Thank You To The Winnebago Boy Scouts

For the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, the acquisition of 383 acres of land for conservation purposes was invaluable for the protection of wildlife and wetlands. For the Winnebago Council of Boy Scouts, it was a chance to preserve what was once theirs and keep the area natural. The acreage was once the Winnebago Scout Reservation


North Iowa Concert Band Presents Spring Concert on April 1

The North Iowa Concert Band, under the direction of John Klemas, will present a Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 1st at 7:30 p.m. in the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the North Iowa Area Community College campus. The program includes:  “Variations on a Shaker Melody” a set of five variations on the Shaker melody ‘Tis

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KIOW Webcast: March 26, 2014

If you were unable to get to a radio and want to know the latest news for the area, here is our daily webcast featuring KIOW News Director A. J. Taylor, Morning Stretch host Mark Skaar with area weather, and Karl Wooldridge, KIOW Sports Director.