Some Homeless Veterans Are Missing In Action When It Comes To Assistance

By Thomas Nelson, Homeless veterans in Iowa and parts of northwest Illinois are missing services available to help them because many do not know about the services, which include financial and housing assistance, or simply choose not to use them. Mental health issues are a reason for some of the disconnect, too, several IowaWatch interviews revealed. […]

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Everist Named Director of Choral Activities at Waldorf

Mason City High School’s Director of Choral Activities, Joel Everist, has been named Director of Choral Activities for Waldorf University. Everist has conducted choirs appearing at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Orchestra Hall, the International Habeneras Festival in Spain, as well as a command performance for the Vice President with the Prime Minister […]

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Vandals Plead Guilty to Defacing Forest City Schools

Pierce August Gelhaus of Forest City, pled guilty to “Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree,” an aggravated misdemeanor in Winnebago County District Court. The charges stem from an investigation by the Forest City Police Department and Forest City Community School District on May 22, 2016. Gelhaus admitted to intentionally damaging, defacing, altering or destroying property belonging to the […]