Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course is Oct. 19

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Cerro Gordo County office will host an Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. The program can be seen at office locations across Iowa through the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) team. The local attendance […]

Probation Revoked for Urbatsch

Brian Richard Urbatsch of Forest City, had his probation revoked for his “Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine),” “Burglary in the Third Degree,” and “Trespass” convictions.  For the “Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)” conviction, Urbatsch was sentenced to serve 365 days in the Winnebago County Jail. For the “Burglary in the Third Degree” conviction, Urbatsch […]

BrickStreet Theatre to Host Open House Wednesday

BrickStreet Theatre is hosting a Community Appreciation/Open House for all North Iowans this Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 at the TSB Community Room in Forest City.  BrickStreet Theatre is a non-profit community theatre based in Forest City that provides art and entertainment opportunities for North Central Iowa.  BrickStreet’s Business Manager Julie Keely tells what […]

Hancock County Supervisors Look at Pictometry Options

Next spring’s planned aerial photography project was the main topic of discussion during the Hancock County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday. The proposed project will give everyone a current and most accurate bird’s-eye view of the county. According to Supervisor Jerry Tlach, the board received numerous quotes for the different pictometry options. In other business, […]

CR Holland Crane Service Recognized for Commitment to Crane Safety

CR Holland Crane Service was commended Friday by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) as having demonstrated its commitment to safety by hiring CCO-certified personnel. By participating in NCCCO’s Committed to Crane Safety programs CR Holland Crane Service demonstrates that it strives for excellence in its hiring and training efforts and works hard […]

AEA 267 Has a New Name

The organization that provides curriculum support, special education, media services and technology among other services will undergo a name change in an announcement made last week. The Cedar Falls based Area Education Agency 267 will now be called the Central Rivers Area Education Agency effective July 1st next year. Authorities with AEA 267 said that […]