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Monarch Tagging Program Scheduled

Monarch Tagging Program Scheduled

The Winnebago County Conservation Board will be hosting their annual Monarch Tagging program on Friday evening, September 4th, at the Thorpe Park shelter house. A short program about the Monarch butterfly will be given beginning at 6:00 PM, with the actual tagging running from 6:30-7:30 PM. Thorpe Park is located five miles west of Forest

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Filing Opens for Elected City Officials in Lake Mills

School elections are coming up on September 8th and absentee ballots are available at county auditor offices where the voter resides. However, some cities are holding elections for city official positions on November 3rd. Filings for those positions are now open in some cities such as Lake Mills. KIOW’s Renee Ingeldue has the complete look at how to

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Caution: School Children on the Roadways

Northern Iowa schools are back in session and the state’s streets and sidewalks are filled with schoolchildren in the mornings and afternoons. Rose White, at Triple-A-Iowa, is cautioning drivers statewide to stay watchful for children on foot as they might suddenly dart into the road. During 2013, a national study found more than 330 child pedestrians

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EPA’s Waters of the US Rule Has Gone into Effect in Iowa

A federal judge in North Dakota has indefinitely delayed the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial “Waters of the U.S.” rule that went into effect Friday, but the delay applies only in the 13 states that filed a lawsuit challenging the rule. Iowa is not one of those 13 states. Senator Chuck Grassley says congress will try


Moped Safety Class in Charles City

On Saturday, September 12, a Moped Safety class will be held from 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. at the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Charles City Center located at 200 Harwood Dr. This course is required for anyone under 16 who wants to obtain a moped license. Iowa DOT Certificates will be issued to students