NIACC Presents “Southeast Asia-Exotic Spice Islands and Tropical Countries” Film

The 2016-17 Travel and Adventure Film Series begins with “Southeast Asia – Exotic Spice Islands & Tropical Countries” at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7 in the North Iowa Community Auditorium, located on the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) campus. The 2016-17 Travel and Adventure Series is sponsored by NIACC. Set sail with the […]

Writers’ Workshop Retreat at NIACC Welcomes Three Published Writers

The Lifelong Learning Institute at North Iowa Area Community College will welcome published writers Claudia Bischoff, Marjorie Carlson Davis, and Suzanne Kelsey for a Writers’ Workshop weekend retreat on Friday, October 7 from 6-9pm and Saturday, October 8 from 9am-4pm on the NIACC campus. The workshop will feature tips on how to incorporate a writing routine […]

Ernst Questions USDA Secretary Vilsack on Harmful Impact of Ag Regulations on Iowans

At the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry hearing on “The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Current State of the Farm Economy,” Senator Ernst pressed Secretary Tom Vilsack on the harmful effects farmers, ranchers, land owners, and consumers face in Iowa from costly and burdensomefederal regulations on the agriculture industry. In particular Ernst […]

Severe Weather to Impact the Area Overnight

Tonight has seen a number of severe weather scenarios develop, many of which have been the thunderstorm variety. However, Cerro Gordo County has seen two short lived tornadoes, several funnel clouds, and at least five Severe Thunderstorm Warnings. As the night progresses, another Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued, this time in Minnesota. Freeborn County has […]

Hancock County to be Seen in a New Perspective

Next spring, you’ll see an updated bird’s-eye view of Hancock County, as county officials are planning to take new aerial images. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a lengthy agenda, which included a presentation on pictometry. Pictometry is the name of a patented aerial image capture process that produces imagery […]