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Eric Johnson joins Lichtsinn Motors as Automotive Sales Consultant

Eric Johnson joins Lichtsinn Motors as Automotive Sales Consultant

Eric Johnson recently joined Lichtsinn Motors in Forest City, Iowa, as an Automotive Sales Consultant – an incremental position to support recent growth at the dealership. “What excites me most about selling cars is to be able to serve my customers and create a happily memorable experience here,” said Johnson. “It gives me an opportunity


Garner Farmers Market Dates Announced

Organizers of the Garner Farmers Market have announced the dates when the market will be open.The market will run June 18-October 15 on Thursdays from 3pm-6pm located across from the intersection of Highway 18 and 69 in Garner. Locally grown and produced food and craft items will be available for sale. This event will be

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Money Now Available for Installation of Nutrient Reduction Practices

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced that funds are available to help farmers install nutrient reduction practices.  Practices eligible for this funding are cover crops, no-till or strip till, or using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fertilizer. The cost share rate for first-time  users of cover crops is $25 per acre, no-till or strip

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Tree Town Festival Goes Country Today

Legendary rockers .38 Special closed day one of the Tree Town Festival on the American Legion Stage, blazing through a hit-filled set that included “Hold On Loosely,” “Rockin’ Into the Night” and “Caught Up in You,” while 80s tribute band Hairball brought the full-on, no-holds-barred, exciting, chaotic, fiery party to Heritage Park. Tree Town Music

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Corwith hosts Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

Corwith is hosting a special Memorial Day Weekend Celebration this weekend.  Corwith Community Club President Mervin Krause gives the reason behind the festivities.  The celebration will kick off this Friday.  Krause tells about all the special events planned for Friday and Saturday.  Sunday and Monday continues with more festivities in memorial of both CWL and all our