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Blood Center Offers Students a Scholarship for Organizing a Blood Drive

High school or college students with the power of persuasion can earn some money for college with a unique scholarship opportunity. Life-Serve Blood Center spokesperson, Claire DeRoin says they can earn a 750 dollar scholarship by getting people to donate blood. DeRoin says getting enough people to meet the limit for the scholarship may seem […]

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BrickStreet Theatre Spreads “Rumors” About the Cast

Brickstreet Theatre has announced the cast of its spring show entitled “Rumors”, an adult-oriented farce about four couples attending a doomed 10th Anniversary party.  Director Julie Keely tells who will be performing in Neil Simon’s Broadway spectacle and Tony award-winning comedy. In addition to the cast, Brickstreet Theatre is also in need of behind-the-scenes volunteers […]


EDF Makes Proposal to Winnebago County Board

Although no construction plans have been forwarded, EDF Renewable Energy in Forest City is considering leasing farmland between Buffalo Center and Rake in Winnebago County and a small portion of eastern Kossuth County for windmill construction and operation. The areas involve  the northern Buffalo Township, southwestern Eden Township, northwest King Township, and southern Lincoln Township. the […]

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Grassley Expresses Disappointment on DuPont and Dow Move

Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and member of the Agriculture Committee, made the following statement after DuPont and Dow announced the structure of the merged independent agriculture company.  DuPont’s agriculture business had been headquartered in Johnston, Iowa. “The proposed DuPont-Dow merger left Iowans wondering about the future of an iconic Iowa […]