Grassley, Heitkamp Re-introduce Updated Version of Small Business Health Care Relief Act

Senator Chuck Grassley and Senator Heidi Heitkamp introduced an updated version of their bipartisan legislation allowing small businesses to resume helping their employees buy individual health insurance.  Grassley and Heitkamp introduced the same version of the Small Business Health Care Relief Act approved today by the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on voice […]

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Blood Drive Today in Forest City

LifeServe Blood Center blood donors produce the ultimate renewable energy source which is blood Whole blood donors can donate every eight weeks and LifeServe Blood Center encourages blood donors to schedule appointments regularly to help hospital patients in need. Each unit of donated blood will positively impact the lives of three different hospital patients in our […]

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Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office Needs a New Squad Car After High Speed Chase

On Wednesday night, June 8th several area law enforcement agencies including Winnebago and Hancock County Sheriff’s Offices were involved in a high speed chase. According to Winnebago County Sheriff Dave Peterson, the pursuit began in Britt and started with the Britt Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. They were chasing Sierra King of […]

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Local RSVP Volunteers Honored for Service in North Central Iowa

Volunteers throughout North Central Iowa were honored for their years of service to their communities during the Retired Senior Volunteer Program‘s (RSVP) annual Volunteer Celebration June 2. RSVP of North Central Iowa staff presented 32 Outstanding Volunteer Awards to individuals who volunteer in the four counties RSVP serves: Cerro Gordo, Hancock, Winnebago and Worth. The […]

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Industrial Site at Iowa Army Ammunition Plant in Middletown is Welcome News, Grassley Says

Governor Terry Branstad announced that the Commerce Center of Southeast Iowa is the latest industrial site to achieve certification through the Iowa Certified Site Program that is administered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority.  The site, just west of Burlington, joins 11 other sites in the state that have been designated as project-ready.   Because the […]

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Grassley Works to Combat Rising Prescription Drug Prices for Iowans

Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is introducing new legislation to combat rising drug prices for Iowans by deterring brand-name pharmaceutical companies from blocking the entrance of more affordable generic alternatives in the marketplace.  Along with Grassley, the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act is being led by […]