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Post Offices to Hold Meetings in Titonka and Crystal Lake

Post Offices to Hold Meetings in Titonka and Crystal Lake

Informational meetings are scheduled to be held tonight to discuss the reduction of postal hours and the elimination of Post Master positions. The public is highly encouraged to attend the meetings which are tonight at 5:30pm at the Crystal Lake Post Office and 7pm at the Titonka Post Office.

Worth County is Hiring Clerks

Even with unemployment in the area higher than in other locations, employers are hiring. Most of the positions in the area are part time, but they could lead to full time employment. The Worth County Auditor’s office is currently taking applications for a part-time clerk position. This position requires experience in computers, calculators, accounting, and

Worth County Offering Free Backpacks to Elementary Kids

The Salvation Army and the Worth County Sheriff’s Office have partnered up in giving away free back packs for the school year. The back packs are free to any Worth County elementary student. Please come to the Worth County Sheriff’s Office or call the Sheriff’s Office at 641-324-2481 to pick up the back pack. They

Clear Lake struggling to find spot for memorial

Clear Lake officials may form a task force after having difficulty deciding where to locate a proposed veterans memorial. Clear Lake Parks and Recreation Director Randy Miller told the City Council on Monday night that the parks and recreation advisory board thinks the council should form a task force. That recommendation follows a dispute about whether


Mosquito Issues on the Decline

With the reduction in the number of rainy days comes the reduction in mosquitos in the area. The problem has been steadily on the decline over the last few weeks thanks in large part to the number of flooded areas slowly disappearing, forcing the bugs to have to look for new breeding grounds. The city of

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Hanson Library Receives REAP Funding

Forest City was awarded Historical Resource Development Program grants from the State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI). The Louise V. Hanson Library at Waldorf College was the recipient of a $1,500 grant which they intend to use to preserve, organize and arrange the Waldorf College Archives. The goal will be to produce indexes and finding aids to make this historical collection

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Zubrod was Shocked Multiple Times in Deadly Arrest

On September 22, 2013, Northwood Police were called to the scene of an apparent domestic disturbance. When they arrived, they found Michael Zubrod allegedly beating his girlfriend with a hammer and a pair of scissors. When police intervened, Zubrod proceeded to attack one of the officers. Police were finally able to subdue him by having to