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Fifty Years is Enough for Rodberg

There are very few employees who stay employed with a company for more than 20 years. Thirty years is impressive, forty is another, but fifty years… That’s Harlan Rodberg of Winnebago Industries who just never knew when to stop, and still doesn’t want to.: Rodberg worked with the company when John K. Hansen was around and

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Waldorf Wind Symphony Concert Tonight

The Waldorf Wind Symphony will hold their fall concert today at 3 p.m. at Immanual Lutheran Church. This year’s fall concert will feature pieces focusing on specific people or things, and is themed Characters and Caricatures. One piece of interest will hone in the theatrical techniques of music performances, recreating a somewhat-nondescript idea of old voodoo


Area to be Placed Under Another Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service will place at 3am Monday morning, the following counties under a Winter Weather Advisory: EMMET, KOSSUTH, WINNEBAGO, WORTH, PALO ALTO, HANCOCK, CERRO GORDO, POCAHONTAS, HUMBOLDT, WRIGHT, FRANKLIN. The Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect from 3am Monday morning until 6pm Monday night. A strong artic cold front and increasing northwest winds will affect


Osage Loses Out on Cronus Fertilizer Plant

The Turkish and Swiss company known as Cronus Chemicals has opted to locate in Champaign, Illinios instead of Osage, Iowa. Company officials were intending to build a new $1.5 billion fertilizer plant there, but saw Champaign as a better option. Osage officials were naturally disappointed by the announcement because of the loss of a potential 175

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Garner to Re-Examine Animal Control Ordinance

The Garner City Council decided that an ordinance it was discussing was too negative and has put the legislation into revision. Council members were faced with a bill that had limits on how many pets a resident could own which is essentially more than six. It also prohibited the feeding of animals that were not