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Klemme’s Quasquicentennial Parade Looking for Participants

Organizers of the parade and celebration called “125 Years of Hometown Memories” are looking for entries into the parade in Klemme. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, June 21st at 10am. Organizers have been publishing entry forms in local papers, but welcome calls to 515-571-2929 to request one. Parade forms need to be submitted as soon

Quilts and Coverings Closing Sunday

This Sunday is the last chance to see a very special exhibit called “Quilts and Coverings” now being shown at the Heritage Museum in Buffalo Center. The exhibit features old quilts, crocheted dress collars, coverings, and other historic and handmade items made by residents past and present of Buffalo Center. The event is being put

EAA Young Eagles Rally Coming to the Area

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 94 of Mason City is holding its annual EAA Young Eagles Rally on Saturday June 14th at the Mason City Airport from 9:00am to Noon. Arriving at 8:30am for registration is recommended. The rally includes a free airplane ride, ground school classes and exhibits, and free pizza for lunch. The

“Roaring Twenties” Speakeasy Bash is Cancelled

A fun evening of wine, conversation, and ragtime music will have to wait for the Winnebago Historical Society. Officials say that due to unforeseen events, the “Roaring Twenties” Speakeasy Bash has been cancelled. The reason is due to what organizers term as “unforeseen events.” The event was schedule for 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the Mansion Museum and

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Safety Circle Boaters Needed

The Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteer boaters who will help perform a safety circle around the barges carrying the Fourth of July fireworks. Officials say that this is an incredibly important job and an important aspect of the Chamber by putting on the fireworks display. The boaters need to be licensed and

Waldorf College to Host Summer Piano Camp

Waldorf College will host two summer piano camps in July. The middle school camp will take place from July 20-23, and the high school camp will be from July 24-27. These summer camps are planned by Waldorf College associate professor of music and pianist Dr. Kristín Jónína Taylor. This year’s camp theme is “Too cool

Drum and Bugle Corps Competition Returns to North Iowa

North Iowa will once again enjoy the thunder of drums, the power of brass, and the pageantry of the color guard as North Iowa’s Festival of Brass comes to Forest City on Friday, August 1, at 7 pm. The competition happens under the lights at the Forest City High School Stadium. Tickets are on sale

Forest City Adventure Race Multi-Sport Event Returns June 7th

– Forest City Parks and Recreation will host the 4th Annual Forest City Adventure Race  (formally known as Tree Town Adventure Race) at Pammel Park on Saturday, June 7th.  Participants will utilize three local trails while canoeing/kayaking, biking, and running.  Average ticket price for race participants is $39.00. Proceeds from the event go toward Forest

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Official Worth County Election Results Released

Here are the election results for the primary election on June 3rd. There are 5,155 registered voters. Only 3,7877 voters or 51% of the eligible voters cast ballots. 7 of 7 Precincts Reporting 100.00% Attorney General (Democratic Party) Number of Precincts 7 Precincts Reporting 7 * Tom Miller 121 99.18% (Write-in vote, if any) 1