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Pancake Supper Planned for December 18th

Pancake Supper Planned for December 18th

The Forest City Education Foundation announces their annual Pancake Supper to be held on Friday, December 18th from 5:00-7:00.   Chris Cakes will be serving with their quick and entertaining style.  The $6.00 ticket provides all you can eat pancakes, sausages and drink.  Forest City girls and boys basketball teams play against West Hancock. Tickets may


Senate Gives Final Passage to Education Bill Including Grassley Provisions on Gifted and Talented Children, Foster Youth, Civics Education

Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa included provisions in the education bill given final Senate approval Wednesday on gifted and talented students, school stability for foster youth, and an emphasis on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights in any federally funded civics education program.  Senate approval of the conference committee report on the Every Child

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Bill Introduced to Improve Medicare Coverage for People Living with Lymphedema

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), joined by Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Mark Kirk (R-IL), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY), introduced bipartisan legislation to improve Medicare coverage for lymphedema patients. The bill would provide for Medicare coverage of physician-prescribed compression therapy equipment used to treat lymphedema, part of the clinically-recognized standard of care for the condition. “With

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Ernst Supports Critical Counterterrorism Legislation

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced she has cosponsored Senator Tom Cotton’s (R-AR) Liberty Through Strength Act II, requiring the Obama Administration to keep all records of terrorist communications and grant congressional authorization of counterterrorism tools that are critical to the safety and security of our homeland. This legislation comes in response to the expiration


2016 Corn and Soybean Clinic Dec. 11 in Mason City

Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach will host the annual Corn and Soybean Clinic and pesticide recertification meeting on Friday, December 11 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania, Mason City (this is a new location). Angie Rieck-Hinz, ISU Extension Field Agronomist, will begin the day at 9:30 A.M. with private farm pesticide recertification.

Kanawha City Council To Meet Today

The Kanawha City Council will meet this evening beginning at 6pm. The meeting will begin with a presentation by Mike Birchem on the 2014-15 Audit Report. the council may opt to approve the report. This will be followed by approval for a payment of $100 to the State Auditor’s Office which is a filing fee