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Drainage Field Day Scheduled for Thursday, September 10th

Drainage Field Day Scheduled for Thursday, September 10th

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa are hosting a field day on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Arliss Nielsen farm, rural Woolstock. Also sponsoring the field day are the Iowa Soybean Association and the Boone River Watershed Water Quality Initiative. The field day will focus on the topics of drainage

Turkey farm

Area Turkey Production May be Slow to Recover

The president of the Iowa Turkey Federation’s board of directors doesn’t raise turkeys, but his family business has been hit hard by the bird flu outbreak. Ross Thoreson is the sales manager for Best Veterinary Solutions. Thoreson’s company sells veterinary supplies to turkey producers and operations with laying hens. Rembrandt Enterprises, based in northwest Iowa,

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Blood Drive Scheduled for Lake Mills

What’s the first group of people that comes to mind when you think of blood transfusions? Trauma victims? Those patients’ lives are certainly saved with donated blood, but the bulk of blood transfusions go to people battling cancer. LifeServe Blood Center is the blood provider for local hospitals. According to officials with Lifeserve, each pint of

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Hancock County Supervisors complete drainage project near Miller

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a brief agenda.  Supervisor Florence “Sis” Greiman says the board only made a motion on the completion hearing of Drainage District #7 lateral 28 and BR 60 BBR 179. In other business: the Hancock County Board of Supervisors did verbally approve a payroll

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Northwood will be celebrating it’s 12th Annual Founders Day on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Northwood will be celebrating it’s 12th Annual Founders Day on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. The event will start the day with an omelet breakfast by the Nwd Lions Club at the MASONIC TEMPLE (directly east across from the fire station) from 7 –9:30 am. Breakfast will include, omelets, muffins, juice, coffee and milk. The building is

Worth Courthouse

Worth County Board Wrangles With Drainage Repair Costs

The Worth County Board of Supervisors met to discuss what should be done concerning the high cost of Drainage District #21. The board formally opened the Drainage District  #21 West Main continued hearing and listened to the modification proposals for DD 21 West improvements or repairs from the Bolton & Menk engineering firm. Modification 1 was eliminate

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