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Tour of Tables in Scarville Today

The Immanuel Lutheran Church in Scarville will be holding a very special event in the church today. Beginning at 6pm, church organizers will give a tour of twelve tables  that will decorated, each with a different theme. Those in attendance will then be served dinner beginning at 6:30pm The menu will include meatballs, mashed potatoes,


Mamma Mia is Sold Out

Within days of the initial announcement, the show “Mamma Mia!” was sold out. First Citizens National Bank and Dr. Dave and Cathy Beck are presenting the show which will take the stage at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday May 3, 2014. This performance is part of the 2013–2014 Performing Arts and

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Saturday Morning Fishing Report

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. 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

Conservation Stewardship Program

2014 Soil and Water Conservation Week is April 27 to May 4

  Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Week is an opportunity to recognize the important conservation practices placed on Iowa’s landscape and bring attention to the ongoing work by farmers, landowners and urban residents to protect the state’s soil and water resources.   Iowa Governor Terry Branstad will sign a proclamation recognizing April 27 – May

Contract Approved in Ventura

The  Garner-Hayfield Community School’s salary schedule for 2014-15 will be the same for Ventura teachers according to the new contract adopted by the Ventura Community School Board. The district is awaiting the outcome of a vote to be held in the 2014-15 school year which will determine if the district will fully merge with the Garner-Hayfield School

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Lichtsinn Motors Hosting Craft and Bake Sale

Lichtsinn Motors Craft & Bake Sale to benefit Relay for Life of Winnebago County will continue today until 4:00pm. According to organizers, there are a great assortment of goodies and Crafts for a Cause still available. Hope Lichtsinn, one of the organizers for the event told KIOW News that if people, “haven’t had a chance yet stop

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P 40 Getting Resurfaced as Traffic is Detoured

  From April 28 until May 9 the Iowa Department of Transportation will be doing some asphalt milling and the PCC overlay work on P 40 into Minnesota. The $4.3 million project is supposed to have patching and pipe work done too. Traffic will be assisted by flaggers and pilot cars.  As the asphalt milling and the PCC

Lake Mills Hosting Prescription Take Back Day

Lake Mills Police Department will be the place for the Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event offers the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft, by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. The service is free and anonymous, no