The Worth County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning beginning at 9am to review the status of secondary roads with the Worth County Engineer. This will be followed by a review of a request by David Falk to clean and repair a joint drainage district with Mitchell County. Other drainage matters to be reviewed […]
On June 23rd, Forest City Police executed a search warrant at 106 Indian Avenue in Forest City. Police had suspected that marijuana was on the premises. Police were able to located the drugs and drug paraphernalia. Police arrested Dale Purchase, his son Adam Purchase, and a female accomplice Alysha Hoeft. In a press release, police […]
Clinton Miller of Blue Earth, MN, pled guilty to “Assault,” a simple misdemeanor in the Winnebago County Court, stemming from an investigation by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office on September 11, 2015. Miller was sentenced to serve 2 days in the Winnebago County Jail and ordered to pay applicable surcharges and court costs.
Michael Peterson of Forest City, had his probation modified on his felony conviction of Count 1, “Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance (Marijuana) with Intent to Deliver.” Peterson was ordered to be subject to SCRAM monitoring for 90 days and to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and follow through with all treatment recommendations.
All children though age 18 are encouraged to eat lunch at the Britt Public Library this summer. Meals are being served from 11:30am to 12:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays until August 19th. Only two dates on the schedule will not have meals served. They are Monday, July 4th and Friday, August 12th. The library […]
On June 1, 2016, there were 20.6 million hogs and pigs on Iowa farms, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Hogs and Pigs report. The June 1 inventory was up 2 percent from the previous quarter but down 2 percent from the previous year. The March-May quarterly pig crop was 5.29 […]
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Iowa feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 630,000 head on June 1, 2016, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Cattle on Feed report. This was down 2 percent from May 1, 2016, and down 3 percent from […]
Because pests like fields where the same thing grows year after year, growing oats and other small grains while the main crop takes some time off can keep pests from coming back. The practice of small-grain crop rotation has been reintroduced by a few organic growers in Iowa, such as Lehman Farms Limited in Polk […]
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. Stay Where You Play Make your next fishing trip an overnight stay. […]