Grassley, Fellow Senators Press VA Secretary on Few Firings Over Wait Time Scandal

 Sen. Chuck Grassley and fellow senators  pressed the Department of Veterans Affairs on why only “one to six” people responsible for the wait time scandal have been fired in the past two years, despite President Obama’s assertion that a “whole bunch” of people have been fired. “Whenever scandals come up, whether at the VA or the Department […]


Fall Festival is Today at the Winnebago Fairgrounds

Winnebago County Extension and Outreach, 4-H Clubs, and area businesses will be sponsoring a Family Fall Festival today from 2-4:30pm at the Winnebago County Fairgrounds. There will be activities for the whole family , including children’s crafts and games, balloon animals, inflatables, horse drawn hayride, among other attractions. Officials encourage all families to have family […]


NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Teaches 5th Graders about Entrepreneurism

The North Iowa Area Community College John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will conduct an Entrepreneur for a Day program (E4D®) in Riceville on October 24 and at NIACC on November 1 for the Riceville 5th grade students.  Twenty-four students will participate in the two-session program that is sponsored by the Foundation for the Enhancement of Mitchell County. […]