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Moore Returns as Activities Director at Forest City High

Moore Returns as Activities Director at Forest City High

On Monday night, the Forest City Community School Board approved a contract for Chad Moore, the former Forest City School District Activities Director. He will return to the same duties at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year which starts in July. KIOW’s Karl Wooldridge talked with Moore about what it means to be returning

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Ernst Bill to Cut Former Presidential Perks Passes Committee

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s (R-IA) Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2015 passed out of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The legislation awaits full Senate consideration. “We’re doing something today with the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act that many think Washington can’t do, and that’s cutting spending, but we can,” said Senator Ernst at the

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CIC on Commercial Ag Weed Management Scheduled

Winnebago County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management continuing instruction course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The program will be held at the Winnebago county extension office in Thompson and will run from 9:30 AM– 11:45 AM. Registration fee is $35. The course will provide continuing


NIACC Announces Fall 2015 Dean’s List

North Iowa Area Community College is pleased to announce that 634 individuals have been named to the 2015 Fall Term Dean’s List and President’s List.   These students represent 99 Iowa communities, 11 states outside of Iowa and 7 countries outside of the United States.  Students are listed below by hometown.   NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY

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Grassley Seeks Details from Two Agencies With Relative Success in Curbing Paid Administrative Leave

Senator Chuck Grassley has asked two federal agencies with relative success in limiting paid administrative leave for employees, the Department of Justice and the Department of Labor, to describe their best practices and challenges in implementing curbs on such leave.  Grassley’s inquiry came soon before a key Senate committee passed legislation he co-wrote to limit

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Ernst-Backed Bill to Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Passes Committee

Today the Senate Homeland Security Services and Governmental Affairs Committee passed the Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2016 (S. 2517). U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), an original co-sponsor along with Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), highlighted the critical importance of the legislation introduced by Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI). “I want to thank both Chairman