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Forest City Airport Commission to Meet Tonight

Forest City Airport Commission to Meet Tonight

The Forest City Airport Commission will meet this evening at 5:30pm to discuss minutes from the previous month’s meetings and review the budget. The commission will then review old business consisting of an update non the Runway Edge Lighting  and Vault Project. The project has been ongoing since the commission revealed to the Forest City Council

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Local Resident to be Featured on National Television

HGTV features a television show called House Hunters International. It is a program that highlights homes, buildings, and other structures or architectural interest. In December of 2014, the shows producers came to Forest City to film in various locations throughout town. These included Heritage Park, River Road, Waldorf College, and The Lodge. Filming commenced and

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Buffalo Center City Council to Meet Tonight

The Buffalo Center City Council will meet tonight beginning at 6pm to approve bills, permits, and hold a public forum for both city employees and the general public. The council will then hear from various committees including the police, library, pool, parks, streets, and snow removal. The Streets Committee will discuss street lights, a locater,

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Area Farmers Should Wait for Cooler Soil Temperatures Before Applying Anhydrous Ammonia

Farmers are reminded to wait until soil temperatures remain below 50 degrees Fahrenheit before applying anhydrous ammonia (NH3) fertilizer this fall. Harvest is progressing rapidly in many parts of the state and officials with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach said that waiting can help

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Grants to Train New Farmers are Available

Several Nebraska and Iowa organizations will receive some of the $17 million in grants the federal Agriculture Department is handing out to help new farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the grants recently. The money helps support programs to train and support beginning farmers and ranchers. Legal Aid of Nebraska will receive


Hancock County Board May Close Ladd Road

The Hancock COunty Board of Supervisors will meet in Garner at the Hancock County Courthouse beginning at 8am today. The meeting will first cover benefits for the county employees then turn its attention towards a sharing agreement with Wright County. The board is in agreement with Wright County to share engineers after Hancock County accepted