Warren County

Courthouse Condemned

A judge has declared the Warren County Courthouse no longer habitable and says court employees are at risk. Chief Judge Arthur Gamble of Iowa’s Fifth Judicial District issued the finding this week. He also told Warren County supervisors that if the county doesn’t act soon, the court will begin a process to compel them to […]

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Hancock County Will Continue to Share Engineer

Hancock County will continue to share its engineer Adam Clemons with Wright County, at least for another year.  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors Monday during adjourned session approved the 28E shared employment agreement with Wright County.  Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. In other business: the Hancock County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing […]

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Forest City School District Continues its Support of the Performing Arts Center

The Forest City Schools are taking a very active role in the funding, planning, and construction of the Forest City Performing Arts Center. The facility will be a shared arrangement between the City of Forest City, the school district, and Waldorf University who has agreed to maintain the facility. The school district is continuing to […]

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Paying for College

By U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley   It’s graduation season and all eyes are on the Class of 2016. Armed with diplomas, freshly minted graduates are set to make their way in the world. For some, that may mean entering the military, getting a job or volunteering for public service. For most high school grads, the […]