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Steam Threshing

Steam Threshing Festival Opens Today

Steam Threshing Festival Opens Today

Heritage Park of North Iowa opens its 31st Annual Steam Threshing Festival today. Wyndham Sellers is the co-chairman of Heritage Park of North Iowa and says the Consignment sale kicks off the festivities during the free gate on Friday: Sellers says the weekends activities will feature both new events and old favorites.: Sellers says people

OSHA: Company Wrongfully Disciplined Iowa Worker

A railway company will pay $2,000 for disciplining an Iowa employee seeking doctor-ordered time off, federal officials announced Thursday. Canadian National Railway, doing business as Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad, violated the Federal Railroad Safety Act when it denied the request, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The $2,000


Northwood Founders Day is Tomorrow

Northwood will be celebrating it’s 11th Founders Day on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. There will be a change in the set-up of  the celebration.  Due to the large number of cars in the car show, the cars will be displayed east of the stop light.  The food will be served by the Special Events Committee,


Sukup Manufacturing to Hold an International Facility Tour

The fastest growing bin manufacturer in Iowa is going to hold a public tour of their facilities on September 23rd. The event is an all morning tour and educational discussion on the company operates and manufactures their products. The event will take place at the Sukup Manufacturing Company site which is at 1555 255th Street

Blood Donation

Forest City Blood Drive Today

The Forest City Community Blood Drive will be held today from 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM at the Forest City YMCA. . With the summer quickly winding down, the need for blood donors in Iowa is up. Nichole Hanger with LifeServe Blood Center says there are generally fewer people who donate over the busy summer and

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911 Prank Calls Coming From Elementary School

Forest City Police are trying to track down the person or persons responsible for making a series of prank calls to 911 on Monday and Tuesday. The individual appears to be a child who is calling from a disconnected phone and has been tracked calling from the elementary school. Police use technology that can track

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Propane Costs Could Go Up Due to Demand

State and local officials are already asking residents to fill their propane tanks now before the cold weather really strikes. With the early taste of cold temperatures hitting the area last night, the concerns have already been raised as to how much will propane prices rise again this year. Last year saw prices hit the


Police Respond to Rollover in Ventura

It is not clear if road conditions or drivers error played a rollin the rollover accident on Wednesday near Ventura. Emergency officials were called to the accident at 4:30pm where they found the driver of the car, Brianna Ayers, thrown from the vehicle, but had sustained injuries. According to law enforcement, it appears that Ayers