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Election 2014: Heinrich Stumps for Braley on KIOW

Election 2014: Heinrich Stumps for Braley on KIOW

This is the second installment in our focus on the candidates in the upcoming election as to where they stand, what would they like to see done, and how will they get the objectives taken care of. U. S. Representative Martin Heinrich of New Mexico was in Iowa to campaign for Bruce Braley and the U.


North Iowa Blood Drive Today

The North Iowa High School is holding a special event today in the North Iowa High School Commons area. The event is the LifeServe Blood Center Blood Drive which takes place from 2pm to 7pm. Those who are eligible to donate must be at least 16 years of age and in good health. They must

Youth Hunting

Holland Hunting Area is for Youth Hunters

The Winnebago County Conservation Board is now accepting applications for permits to hunt on the Holland Prairie Conservation and Youth Hunting Area, located northeast of Leland. The area is unique because it is set aside specifically for hunters aged 15 and under and their adult mentor. Winnebago County Conservation Board President Robert Schwartz explains: Hunting

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Northey Comments of Crop and Weather Report

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Heavy rains across the southeastern two-thirds of Iowa early last week kept farmers out of the fields for several days and as

Eben Alexander

Alexander to Discuss the Afterlife at NIACC

Principal Financial Group and Mercy Medical Center North Iowa are presenting Dr. Eben Alexander: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife, as he takes the stage at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC campus at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.  Tickets are $20 in advance.  All tickets purchased on the day of

Lee Brice

Tree Town Festival Adds More Entertainment

The Forest City Country Music Festival known as the Treet Town Festival continues to grow. Festival organizers are excited to announce the addition of country crooner and CMA ‘Song of the Year’ nominee Lee Brice (pictured above), country’s fastest rising star and CMA ‘New Artist of the Year’ nominee Thomas Rhett, country rock/pop band Old Dominion,

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Lake Mills City Council to Meet Tonight

The Lake Mills City Council will have their meeting tonight in the Council Chambers at City Hall at 105 West Main Street in Lake Mills Among the items to be discussed and possibly acted on are the New Library. Melissa Johanson, Library Director will give a presentation concerning that. Along those lines she will also go over the

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Election 2014: Minnesota Governors Questions

This is the beginning of an election series on KIOW that we will post here on our website. Readers will also find information on “The Morning Stretch with Mark Skaar”,  the afternoon and evening news at 12:15pm and 5:15pm on KIOW and on our Facebook posts. The Associated Press invited Gov. Mark Dayton and his

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Court Orders Eviction of Motel Residents

A Cerro Gordo County magistrate has ordered the eviction of five occupants from a Clear Lake motel. Magistrate Patrick Byrne issued the order Friday. Silver Boot Motel owner Ted Christensen went to court to have the occupants evicted because they have refused to leave. Tenants there said that they had paid their rent and were