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NIACC President Provides Update on Student Housing Project

NIACC President Provides Update on Student Housing Project

NIACC President Dr. Steve Schulz met today with members of the media to provide an update on the NIACC student housing construction project. “We are extremely excited about the progress of our new student housing project,” he said. “Every time I walk down here and look at this construction site, I see progress. Our students


Worth County Board to Address Drainage Petition

The Worth County Board of Supervisors will meet today to work with Weed Commissioner Ken Fredrickson on a complaint over weeds. Afterwards, the board will discuss Drainage District petitions on jobs that have been completed such as in Drainage District 11 which needs a completion hearing date set, repairs that are in progress such as

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Generator to Be Fixed at Forest City Power Station

The Forest City Council has given newly appointed Electric Department Manager Duane Kuhn the go ahead to repair the unit know as Generator #5. This unit is a back up system for the city incase two other units fail before it. As Kuhn put it, “It’s a back up to the back up system.” The


Winnebago County Sponsoring Bicycle Safety

A bicycle safety program is in place in the Winnebago County area. Forest City, along with towns like Lake Mills and Buffalo Center Police are all participating in the program that rewards kids for safe riding along city streets. Officers are charged with watching for kids who obey traffic laws and don’t ride on downtown


Pritchard Chosen as Grand Marshall

Most everyone knows him as the car dealer who really takes care of his customers, but many also know him as a tremendous community advocate. He is Bill Pritchard and because of his community leadership, much of which is donated time and effort, he has been chosen as the Grand Marshall of the Hobo Days


Registration for School at North Iowa Scheduled

Parents whose children will be attending the North Iowa School District in the fall need to attend a walk-in registration session on Tuesday at the High School Media Center. The session will be from 2pm to 6pm. Officials say that administrators from the district will be on hand to greet the students and answer any

Fetters to Stand Trial

Twenty two year old Mindy Jo Fetters will stand trial on September 17th on charges of indecent exposure and assault with the intent of committing sexual abuse. The case will be heard in a Mitchell  County District Court. Fetters is accused of an incident that occurred back in April with a 15 year old male.


Hancock County Fair Opens With a Brunch Today

It is Farm Bureau Day today at the Hancock County Fair. The days events open with a Sunday Brunch at the Home Ec Building following the 4-H/FFA Horse and Pony Judging along with a Halter and Performance in the Horse Arena. The cost of the brunch is $6, but children 4 years od and younger