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Winner announced in Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition

Winner announced in Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition

The 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition came to a close on September 18 with the announcement of the winners at a special recognition luncheon at Drake University in Des Moines. Those in attendance were Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, and Debi Durham, Iowa Economic Development Authority. John Pappajohn presented seven companies


Fall Trout Stocking Begins October 3rd

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will begin its popular fall and winter trout stocking on Oct. 3, with a release planned for Sand Lake, in Marshalltown. The DNR has 16 cool weather stockings planned and will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at each location as part of its cool weather trout program

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Mary Convicted of OWI and Child Endangerment

The Iowa State Patrol stopped Steven John Mary, 29, of Thompson, on December 6th of last year after they became suspicious of possible intoxicated driving. Mary had a child in the car with him. After an investigation, patrol officers arrested him on charges of Operating While Intoxicated. Mary appeared before Judge Colleen Weiland of Hancock

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King for Congress Confirms Debate Participation

King for Congress Campaign Manager Michael Stevens today confirmed the Iowa Public Television debate between Congressman Steve King and his opponent in this fall’s General Election. “We are pleased to accept IPTV’s offer to host a debate on October 23 in Storm Lake, which will take place in the typical IPTV format. Panelists are under

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Rendon Sentenced on Drunk Driving Charges

Ruben Rendon of Rake pled guilty to charges stemming from an investigation conducted the Buffalo Center Police Department. Officers pulled Rendon over on March 20th of this year after noticing he was driving irradically. Police determined that Rendon was intoxicated and was he was arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated. It is Rendons second


Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued for the Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northeast Kossuth, Worth, and Winnebago County until 7:15pm. This is a radar indicated threat. Wind speed could exceed 60 miles an hour and penny sized hail. The storms are a part of line of storms stretching from mid-central Minnesota and down into the Minnesota-Iowa


Garner-Hayfield/Ventura School Board to Meet

The historic vote by both the Garner-Hayfield and Ventura Community School Districts has initiated the transition to a new school board and superintendent. On Monday, the boards will meet to reorganize into one. The board will be called to order by Roark Horn, AEA 267 Chief Administrator. They will appoint a temporary secretary to keep