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Understanding Your Paycheck

Understanding Your Paycheck

 by Brenda Schmitt, ISU Extension   Your child’s first paycheck can provide a great opportunity to introduce the topics of taxes and withholding. This is the time to prepare your child for their first income tax return. First, explain that they will need to complete a W-4 form when they start their job. This

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Extra Patrols, Seat Belt Usage Main Focus This Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

This Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa State Patrol (ISP) will have increased patrol efforts on Iowa roadways with the main focus on seatbelt usage. Last year during the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend, three people were killed on Iowa roadways. Motorists are encouraged, as always, to obey the


Memorial Day 2015: Kanawha

The City of Kanawha will have Memorial Day Celebrations today  at Ron E. Monson Veterans Park.  Dedication of the new Veterans Park will be held at 2 PM today.  Organizers say that the  speaker for that day will be Major General Stewart Wallace,  a US Army (Ret.) Vietnam Veteran and a 1963 graduate of Britt High