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Corwith Easter Egg Hunt at 11am

Corwith will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt today. The event will take place at the Corwith High School in the parking lot. The hunt is scheduled to begin around 11am. Temperatures in Corwith are forecast to be near 60 degrees at the time of the hunt with increasing clouds. Rain should hold off until

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Kanawha Easter Egg Hunt at the Ball Yard

The Kanawha Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled to begin at 10am today. The event will take place at the Kanawha Softball Park . All children 12 years old and younger are invited to participate in the event. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures and meet and greet moments. Temperatures in Kanawha are

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Police Station Status is Not Bright

At the Forest City Council meeting on Monday, Richard Thompson, a Forest City resident asked where things stood with the Police station in Forest City that was the victim of an arson over a year ago. He felt that the city could use the insurance money it had received from the claim it filed to


Sounds of Sirens to Fill Buffalo Center Air

The City Council of Buffalo Center is taking advantage of the early spring conditions to practice with their residents the blowing of tornado sirens Friday and again on the 25th. The drill will begin at 10:15am with a steady blast of 3 minutes in duration of the sirens. That steady tone is indicative of a a

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WCDA Grants to Help Local Communities

Grafton, Manly, Joice, and the Worth County Fairgrounds will all see improvements thanks in part to $855,372 in grants given to the communities by the Worth County Development Authority. The Spring 2014 grant awards will help to improve the water quality in Joice by putting a water filtration system in place. In Manly, the grant

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North Iowa Film Festival to Debut in Forest City

The first annual North Iowa Film Festival (NIFF) will make its debut at the newly reopened Forest Theatre on May 2, 2014. Five short films will premiere from Phillip Koolhoven, Carlos Ruiz, Claire Lawson, Kyle Acker and Andrew May, all of whom are current students or alumni of Waldorf College based in Forest City, Iowa

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Worth County Board Discussed Transportation and Budget

The Worth County Board met on Monday to discuss and approve the U. S. Department of Transportations Five Year Program and Budget proposal. The board felt it in the best interest to move forward with the item so that it could be implemented as soon as possible. The board also reviewed drainage issues at the


Klemme Sewer Service Charge Increase Scrutinized

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has informed the Klemme City Council that improvements have to be made to the lagoon system by February 2017. Otherwise, the city will be in violation of the DNR discharge requirements and be ineligible for permits. Now, Klemme city officials have put together an ordinance that increases the sewer


Garner City Council Moves Forward on Street Closures

The streets of Garner will be closed in spots on July 12th. That’s because the North Iowa Touring Club’s Family Fun Bicycle Ride will take place and the streets will be cornered off for them. The city council approved a variance for that day only so that the event can take place in tandem with