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July Jubilee Has A Busy Friday Schedule

The July Jubilee opens today in Lake Mills as shopping downtown begins at 9am with patrons encouraged to visit the various shops and vendors in the area. At the Truman Helgeson Civic Center, a bake sale will begin at 9am and continue until all items are gone. At 11am a community picnic will take place

NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Hosts Youth Entrepreneurial Academy

The North Iowa Area Community College John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (NIACC JPEC) conducted the Youth Entrepreneurial Academy on June 16-20. This free annual academy is offered to all high school students interested in entrepreneurship. Participants receive a $500 NIACC scholarship sponsored by the John K. and Louise V. Hanson Foundation and John Pappajohn when they


NIACC at Night Offers Flexibility for Adult Students

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) will offer night classes beginning this fall to better accommodate student schedules.   “This is especially helpful for adult students,” said NIACC Admissions Director, Rachel McGuire. “Unlike traditional college students, adult students must carefully plan their college schedules around their responsibilities. Families, jobs, and community obligations make it difficult

Winnebago Task Force to Hear About TIPS Training

The July meeting of the Winnebago Co. Task Force will be held today at Shooters in Forest City. Come and hear about the results of the TIPS training in Winnebago County and other Counties so far (not done with the trainings yet.). Officials presented to the Rotary on the 17th of June and they will relate what was