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Britt City Council to Meet

Britt City Council to Meet

The Britt City Council will meet this evening at 7pm in the Britt City Hall to discuss technology changes and updates with Allied ENS. Then Rod Sykora will address the council on the Hobo Museum and suggested remedies. Along those same lines, Paul and Amy Boekleman will make additional Hobo Days requests beyond those which

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Corwith Library Awarded Grant

The InFaith Foundation has awarded the Corwith Public Library a $500 grant. The award is based on a recommendation by the Communications 1 Network Charitable Foundation. The grant comes from a donor advised fund at InFaith Community Foundation. Donors make an irrevocable and tax deductable contribution to the fund. Along with the contribution, donors can then recommend

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Warnings to all Drivers as We Enter the 100 Deadliest Days

A new study finds almost two-thirds of people injured or killed in crashes involving a teen driver are people -other- than the teen behind the wheel. Rose White, traffic safety director at Triple-A-Iowa, says we’re now in what’s considered the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when teen crash fatalities


Northwood-Kensett and Belmond-Klemme to Benefit From a State Teacher Program

Belmond Klemme, Northwood-Kensett, and Eagle Grove schools are among thirty-three more schools that have been chosen by the Department of Education to launch their teacher leadership programs. Education Department spokesperson, Staci Hupp Ballard says these schools got a second chance at the program. She says the districts can now move to the next step. The teacher

Common Swine Industry Audit Training Sessions Offered

The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is partnering with the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach swine field specialists to offer free training and preparation sessions aimed at helping Iowa pork producers prepare for a Common Swine Industry Audit (CSIA). Session attendees will have an opportunity to walk through


Worth Board to Discuss Courthouse Improvements

The Worth County Board of Engineers will meet this morning beginning at 9am to discuss with the County Engineer all county road issues including road maintenance. Drainage discussion will follow concerning issues with Drainage Districts 8 and 22. Petitions over jobs that have been awarded including Drainage Districts 8 and 23 where Change Orders need approval, will be reviewed. The board will


Legislative Leaders Say They Have Agreement on Budget

Legislative leaders say they have a tentative budget agreement that could enable them to adjourn within days. Republican House Speaker Kraig Paulsen and Democratic Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal said Friday they had reached an understanding. They declined to provide details on the overall spending level or on individual items, like education, saying that information

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Lichtsinn RV Now an Authorized Factory Installer of Mobileye

Lichtsinn RV in Forest City, Iowa, is now an authorized factory installer of Mobileye – a safety solution for RVs that provides critical, real-time warnings like forward collision warnings and lane departure alerts. According to the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration, 93% of all crashes are due to human error with driver inattention being