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Winnebago Historical Society Cancels ‘Speakeasy Bash’ at Mansion

Winnebago Historical Society Cancels ‘Speakeasy Bash’ at Mansion

The Winnebago Historical Society canceled the “speakeasy bash” fundraising event — to be held Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, 6:30 p.m. — at the Mansion because of limited pre-event tickets sales. Sincere thanks and regrets to the musical performers, partners and sponsors. The Winnebago Historical Society is housed in the 1899 Mansion Museum at 336 N.

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Hancock County signs Home Base Iowa Initiative & federal aid agreement for bridge program

Hancock County is hoping to entice more veterans to live and work in its communities.  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors signed a resolution in adjourned session Monday supporting a Home Base Iowa Initiative.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors also signed proclamations to observe National 4H Week October 5 –

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Tax-filing and Payment Extensions Expire Oct. 15

The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out on Oct. 15 to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and then file their returns electronically using IRS e-file or the Free File system. More than a quarter of the nearly 13 million taxpayers who requested an automatic six-month extension this

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Luther College Presidential Inauguration Oct. 10

The inauguration of Paula J. Carlson as the 10th president of Luther College will be held Friday, Oct. 10, during Luther’s Homecoming weekend. The investiture ceremony, 3 p.m. in the Center for Faith and Life, is open to the public with no charge for admission. For those unable to attend the ceremony, the event will


General Election Early Voting Has Begun Locally

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz is reminding Iowa voters that early in-person absentee voting for the November 4, 2014 general election has started. “I hope all eligible Iowans take full advantage of their right to vote by registering to vote and casting a ballot either early in-person, by mail or at the polls on