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The New Standards are Coming to NIACC on January 3rd

The New Standards are Coming to NIACC on January 3rd

Samuel and Patricia Congello  present The New Standards as they take the stage at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 3, 2015.  Tickets are $25 in advance.  All tickets purchased on the day of the show and at the door are $30. This presentation is part

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Waldorf Students Receive Local Grant for Research

Two Alpha Chi Grants for Undergraduate Research grants were awarded to Waldorf College students to assist them in academic research and professional growth. Kaylee Vitale, a senior of Las Vegas, NV, and Karissa Vilks, a senior of Maplewood, Minn., received the grant to help fund their project “Identifying Possible Iron-Dependent Enzymes that Positively Regulate Canonical

2015 Corn and Soybean Clinic Scheduled for December 12th

Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach will host the annual 2015 Corn and Soybean Clinic and pesticide recertification meeting on Friday, December 12 at the United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Avenue North, in Clear Lake. Extension Field Specialist, Kelvin Leibold will begin the day at 10:30 A.M. with “How to Maintain Profitability.” Joining Kelvin will

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Market Beef Weigh in Coming January 10th

Youth that are interested in showing Market Beef at the Winnebago County Fair need to have your animals weighed and entered in the 4-H online database by February 1, 2015. The Market Beef Weigh-In will be held Saturday, January 10, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. The weigh-in will be held ONLY at the Balvance Farm north of


Start Smart to Start Soon at NIACC

Two free classes are being offered for anyone who is considering starting a business. They are both called Start Smart classes. Start Smart is being offered by North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC), the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Mason City Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Mason City and North Iowa Corridor. Participants will

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There May be a Run on Pooper Scoopers in Garner

The Garner City Council has gone forward and approved a watered down version of a pet ordinance. The original ordinance called for a limitation to the number of cats and dogs by owners along making illegal the feeding of stray animals. After receiving flack over the ordinance wording and its restrictions, the council went back and


Winnebago County Task Force to Hold Youth Summits

Winnebago County will be joining other counties in the state in conducting a County Needs Assessment concerning community health with a focus on substance abuse and usage. The assessment will broken into three youth summits with anywhere from thirty to forty Buffalo Center, Lake Mills, and Forest City students participating from each district. The students are high school

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Pancake Supper to be Held at Forest City High School

The Forest City Education Foundation has announced their annual Pancake Supper will be held on Friday, December 19th 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 JV girls and boys basketball games start at 4:00 against Algona-Garrigan