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Tapp Pleads Guilty to Theft

Abbie Lyn Tapp of Forest City, pled guilty to “Theft in the Fourth Degree,” a serious misdemeanor, stemming from an investigation by the Forest City Police Department on February 17, 2016. Tapp was granted a deferred judgment and ordered to pay a $315.00 civil penalty, court costs and victim restitution in the sum of $290.00.  The […]

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SUNDAY TALK: Grassley on Cover Crops, Elder Abuse, and Whistleblowers

There has been some discussion in Congress concerning how insurance companies handle cover crop insurance. Many are saying that the planting restrictions hinder farming especially when the insurance companies don’t pay for damages because the crop was planted too soon. United States Senator Charles Grassley wants those restrictions lifted. About 38% of the elderly in […]

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NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Hosts Youth Entrepreneurial Academy

The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) held its annual Youth Entrepreneurial Academy (YEA) on June 20-24. This free academy is offered to all high school students interested in entrepreneurship. Participants receive a $500 NIACC scholarship sponsored by the John K. and Luise V. Hanson Foundation and John Pappajohn when […]