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Kanawha Labor Day Celebrations Planned

Kanawha Labor Day Celebrations Planned

The Kanawha Labor Day celebrations have been arranged and will get underway on Labor Day weekend. Organizer Larry Cooper tells KIOW News all about the Saturday celebrations. The event is essentially a fund raiser which has a very long history of benefitting area youth. The public is invited to attend the event which begins August

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Bank Fishing Good in Saturday Morning Fishing Report

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.   NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment Bluegill – Fair: The bluegills being caught are

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They Gotta Have Cover, Pheasants That Is…

“They Gotta’ Have Cover” is a new and catchy way to call attention to what farmers can do to bring back pheasants and other grassland birds. Debuting at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Aug. 26-28, the video features three farmers rapping about the cover types they’ve planted, then nurtured to shelter and feed pheasant


Labor Day Weekend Driving Tips

Labor Day marks the end of summer and many families will be traveling various distances to this holiday weekend. The Iowa State Patrol would like to remind all motorists the long, three-day holiday weekend will mean increased traffic on all Iowa’s roadways. The increase in traffic can translate into increased collisions, serious injuries, fatalities, and


Worth County 4-H Record Book Workshops in September

 The Worth County Extension Office will host a number of 4-H Record Book Workshops throughout the month of September. The kickoff event will be on Wednesday, September 3rd at 3:30 P.M. The next two will take place on September 17th and September 24th with each starting at 3:30 P.M. This year’s record book deadline and


State Patrol Says Drive Safe for Football

As we approach start of football season on the state and local level, the Iowa State Patrol urges all fans traveling to and from games across the state to obey the following: Slow down and expect heavy traffic delays. Pay attention and avoid any unnecessary distractions. Be patient if you encounter heavy traffic. Obey all


Northwood Founders Day is September 13th

Northwood will be celebrating it’s 11th Founders Day on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. There will be a change in the set-up of  the celebration.  Due to the large number of cars in the car show, the cars will be displayed east of the stop light.  The food will be served by the Special Events Committee,

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Taste of Forest City to be Held at Waldorf College

For over five years, Waldorf College has been host to the annual Taste of Forest City community fair. This year, the event will be held on Wednesday, September 3 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. “This event is a great way for students to see what Forest City has to offer,” Anjaih Clemons,

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Lake Mills to Hold Blood Drive in Honor of 9/11

The Lake Mills Community Blood Drive is scheduled for Tuesday, September  9, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Salem Lutheran Church, 401 South Lake Street. The blood drive is in honor of the September 11th tragedy in New York and Washington where countless pints of blood had to be used to help those

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Summer Stargazing Program Scheduled

Do you sometimes wonder what that bright star is that you keep seeing in the nighttime sky? Maybe it’s not even a star at all! To find out what you’re seeing, plan to attend the Winnebago County Conservation Board’s Summer Stargazing program at the Pilot Knob State Park tower. The program will be held on