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Five Candidates on Nov. 4 Ballot for County Extension Council

Five Candidates on Nov. 4 Ballot for County Extension Council

Voters will have the opportunity to elect five members of the Cerro Gordo County Extension Council at the Nov. 4 general election. “The council members elected this year will be involved in bringing educational opportunities to Cerro Gordo County for the next four years,” John Sjolinder, County Director said. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

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Think Pink Night Raises Funds for Mercy – North Iowa Supporting Breast Health

The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) volleyball team will host its 7th Annual Think Pink night on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The Trojans will host the Waldorf Junior Varsity team at 7:00 p.m.  Admission is $5.00 (free for cancer survivors). The Think Pink match is an annual fundraising event associated with raising money for

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Waldorf College is Haunted

It is an annual tradition for Forest City and surrounding areas to participate in and it is the Waldorf Haunted House. Every year the program is designed to raise canned goods of food for local food banks. Dr. Robert AuFrance is the instigator of this bone chilling event: Gluttons for punishment can enjoy going through

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Dam Mud Halts Drainage

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors has doubled its bounty on beavers after having troubles with the animals building dams in their drainage districts. Farmers there have already removed a dam built into one drainage ditch and are hoping to catch the beaver before he builds another one. Winnebago County Conservation Board Chairman Robert Schwartz