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Worth County Board Discuss Drainage

Worth County Board Discuss Drainage

The Worth County Board of Supervisors met Monday morning. They first heard from the county engineer regarding general road matters and continued the discussion on the Emily Johnston property at Warbler Avenue. The issue was whether or not to install 8 inch or 10 inch piping to allow for drainage. The board then discussed drainage

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Santorum Visits Cerro Gordo GOP

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum paid a second visit to Cerro Gordo County Monday. He was a guest of the Cerro Gordo GOP Central Committee at the Pizza Ranch in Mason City. Santorum handled a variety of questions as he immediately opened the gathering with a question and answer session. His reasoning was that he

Hancock Courthouse

Hancock County to Share Engineer with Wright County

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors agreed Monday to share a county engineer with Wright County.  The decision to share comes after Bill Waddingham’s recent resignation as Hancock County Engineer.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach says Hancock County approved the share agreement Monday after a conference call with Wright County. According to the mutual agreement, the engineer

Winnebago Supervisors

Roads and Drainage Dominate Winnebago Supervisors Meeting Today

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning beginning at 9am to hold a department head meeting. The meeting will entail discussion on pre-employment physicals, drug screening, and background checks. The department heads will discuss job postings on the county website. The board will also hear from the Risk Management and Safety Committee.

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Area Farmers Offered New CRP Program

Iowa farmers who agree to use sustainable grazing practices may be eligible to take part in the updated Conservation Reserve Program, or C-R-P, for grasslands. Katie Olthoff, spokeswoman for the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association, explains how the familiar program has been switched up. Farmers who are interested can sign up immediately. While the C-R-P has been

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Tragedy in Britt on Sunday

Sunday morning saw a head on collision on Highway 18 that killed one driver and injured another. The Iowa State Patrol released its report on the accident which occurred just after 10am yesterday morning at the intersection of Highway 18 and Deer Avenue. The patrol reported that Floyd Charbonneaux of Britt collided head on with