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Local Women Team Up to Build Walls for New Habitat Home

Local Women Team Up to Build Walls for New Habitat Home

The sound of saws, hammers, and power tools are common on a construction site. What’s not so common is that the people doing the construction are actually women instead of men. That’s what will be happening this weekend at the 4th Annual “Women Build” event sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of North Central Iowa (HFHNCI). 


Kanawha, Iowa State University, Northern Iowa Research Farm Association Hold Sept. 3 Field Day

Cover crops, Sudden Death Syndrome of soybean, and fall fertilizer decisions will highlight the fall field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm. The field day will take place Sept. 3 at the south location of the research Farm, 1040 James Ave., Kanawha – which is about a mile south of

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Grassley Probes Record Lack of Confirmed Watchdog at State Department

Sen. Chuck Grassley today asked the State Department and a lead agency watchdog group to provide all records that would document how and why the State Department went more than five years without a permanent inspector general.  Grassley cited several examples in which a later, permanent inspector general found the lapse compromised agency oversight.