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Winnebago County

Winnebago County Audit Released

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors recently authorized Gardiner Thomsen P. C. to conduct an audit on the county as is required by law. The firm released its findings and in them, they found that the county had a local tax revenue of $15,486,051 for the fiscal year 2012-13 which ended June 30, 2013. The

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Britt Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday

Along with activities in other communities, the Britt Easter Egg Hunt will be held in the Veterans Park on Main Street and at the City Park. The whole event begins with the Britt Chamber of Commerce holding an omelet breakfast from 7am to 11am. The breakfast will be held at the Britt Fire Station. Then

West Hancock

Audit Report Released on West Hancock School District

The audit report for the West Hancock School District has been officially released this week. In it, the audit firm of Cornwell, Frideres, Maher, & Associates found that the districts revenues totaled $8,091,776 for the year ending June 30, 2013. That is a 1.2% decrease from 2012. Revenues included $3,832,489 in local taxes, charges for


Branstad Appoints Garner Residents to Posts

Governor Terry Branstad appointed two Garner residents to two state boards. Gerald Edgar was reappointed to the Iowa Board of Podiatry and Prosthetics. The board evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify. The board also establishes regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed podiatrists and prosthetists.


High School Equivalency Diploma Class in Garner Tonight

The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Adult Education and Literacy Program will offer a preparatory class for the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) which was formerly known as the Graduate Equivalency Degree or GED..The class will be held at the Garner Education Center, 325 West 8th Street, on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:00 to 9:00

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Lamb Weigh-in for Worth County 4H on Saturday

On Saturday, the Worth County 4H Sheep Weigh-in will take place. The event will be at the Worth County Fairground in Northwood and begin around 9am. It will conclude around 11am after all weigh-ins are completed. Those who want to exhibit their breeding ewe lambs and market lambs at the Worth County Fair have to attend


Lime Creek to Host Earth Day

The Mason City Earth Day Committee, Landfill of North Iowa, Lime Creek Nature Center, Goodwill of the great Plains, and the Iowa Waste Water Exchange will present “ReCreation Station” workshop on Tuesday, April 22nd from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Lime Creek Nature Center. This workshop is designed for all ages and will provide attendees


Free Trees to Area Residents

One can tell when spring is around the corner when the Winnebago County Conservation Board decides to give away trees. The WCCB holds the event annually and this year they are moving it to May 1st. The trees will be seedlings and are available from 8am to 4pm at the Thorpe Park Office. The office


RV There Yet?

The Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa has a new slogan or theme for the 2014 edition when it comes to Forest City. “RV There Yet?” is the official theme for the event which will stop in Forest City on July 22nd. The theme is a wink at Forest City’s overwhelming Norwegian heritage while