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Making Sure Dad Has Good Health is a Great Father’s Day Gift (Audio)

Making Sure Dad Has Good Health is a Great Father’s Day Gift (Audio)

A fishing pole or a new tie may be traditional Father’s Day gifts, but experts say another important gift could be a conversation with the men in your life about taking control of their own health. Brandon Leonard with the Men’s Health Network says the time spent caring for and providing for their families can

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Winnebago Industries Recipient of First Annual Iowa Job Honor Awards

Winnebago Industries was the recipient of the Iowa Job Honor Awards, a new initiative aimed at recognizing Iowans who have overcome significant barriers to employment. Kyle Horn, founder and director of the awards, describes his motivation to launch the initiative: “Our society celebrates lottery winners, celebrities and professional athletes. Yet if these are the only

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Winnebago Task Force Met to Discuss Prevention

The June meeting of the Winnebago County Task Force met Thursday the 12th at Main Street Pizza in Lake Mills. Becky Beenken, Daryl Sherman, Jayne Shaffer, John Carlson, Willie Wubben and Bernie Meyerhofer were in attendance. Bernie Meyerhofer has operated Banks steakhouse at the Lodge in the recent past and is opening a new establishment


Harkin Aide to Visits Garner

Senator Tom Harkin is sent his aide to Garner Thursday as part of the summer tour highlighting Harkin’s partnership with Iowa communities through the years. The aide, Tom Larkin, visited the Garner City Hall  to meet with officials and discuss how public recreation facilities have benefitted the community. Those facilities have been made possible through federal

Pool and a Movie in Britt

Organizers in Britt are hoping for a great turnout, both at the pool and afterwards for a fun family movie. It is all a part of the Family Fun Day which is scheduled for this Saturday. The event begins with free admission into the Britt Aquatic Center.  The Britt Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the


Relay for Life Opens with High Participation (Audio)

With the various events going on at the Relay for Life today, there is always the extraordinary efforts put forward by the various teams in the Winnebago County area. Today, those teams came together and pooled their efforts in colorful opening event at the Winnebago County Courthouse. The teams have booths for fund raising, participate

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Fishing Regulations Relaxed at Q Pond

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources relaxed fishing regulations at Q Pond in Osceola on June 6, to allow anglers to more freely harvest and utilize fish ahead of the anticipated loss of Q Pond’s water level. The lake’s water level is lowering do to a leak in the drain pipe.  The amount of water

Catfish and Bass are Biting in the 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 Nelson Park Lake Panfishing is starting to pick up.  Channel Catfish