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Reynolds Visits Forest City

Reynolds Visits Forest City

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds came to Forest City this afternoon. She was scheduled to make two stops in town. The first stop was where she took part in a roundtable discussion at the Cooper Building, 145 S. Clark St. at 1 p.m. she meet with city officials along with Hancock and Winnebago County officials and supervisors. The

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Iowa SBA Small Business Community of the Year Competition Has Two Local Entrants

Clear Lake and Floyd County (including Charles City) were among the ten statewide finalists for the Iowa Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) Small Business Community of the Year. Announcement of the finalists is part of the SBA’s National Small Business Week events. Both communities are key partners with the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John

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Hancock County Health Rates Drop

Good news for Hancock county employees…health, dental and vision insurance will remain basically the same beginning July 1, 2015.  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday to consider the 2015-2016 rates.  According to Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach, the dental and vision rates stood as the previous year’s, and the health

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Iowa Crop Report Indicates Good Spring Planting According to Northey

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Conditions were nearly ideal in much of the state last week and as a result farmers were able to make tremendous progress.  As