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Tractor Ride in Forest City Scheduled

Tractor Ride in Forest City Scheduled

A tractor ride through North Iowa on Saturday, August 9th is being sponsored by The Forest City Chamber of Commerce and the Heritage Park of North Iowa. The ride begins at Heritage Park in Forest City. The ride will have breakfast in Leland, a lunch in Scarville, and a stop at Winnebago Lutheran Church. The ride also includes a tour of

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E15, E85 and Biodiesel Now Available At Several Murphy USA Locations in Iowa

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today announced Murphy USA has just converted four stations to now offer E15, E85 and biodiesel in Iowa, providing Iowa motorists with more low-cost, cleaner-burning fueling options. The Murphy USA stations in Fort Dodge, Mason City, Clinton and Davenport joined the previously converted Indianola location in offering more renewable

Clear Lake Site of Boat Crash

The accident remains under investigation, but Cerro Gordo Sheriffs Department officials say that two boats were involved in a collision on Sunday morning. A 2000 Cobalt boat was driven by 28 year old Andrew Nicholas of Clear Lake.  Nicholas allegedly struck another docked boat. Both boats were heavily damaged, but Nicholas was able to get

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Worth County Board to Meet

The Worth County Board of Supervisors will hold their weekly meeting today beginning at 9am  by talking with the County Engineer on general road matters as well as road maintenance. They will discuss what roads have been resurfaced and which are in need at this time. Drainage will also be discussed including a completion hearing


Wartburg College set for Iowa State Fair debut

For the first time, Wartburg College is getting into the fun of the Iowa State Fair. The college will make its debut at the storied celebration, Aug. 7-17, in Des Moines. College staff, students and alumni volunteers will greet visitors 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily at a booth in the Varied Industries Building. Adults can grab

Hancock Courthouse

Hancock County Board to Meet Today

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors will meet today beginning at 8am to consider an appointment for filling vacancy to the Board of Adjustment. The appointment has already been asked to fill the role, but it needs board approval for final authorization. The board will then discuss a payroll change for Auditor’s office. At 8:05am


WIT Club Releases “Happy” Video (Video)

Winnebago Industries, Inc.  announced the premiere of the 2014 WIT Club Grand National Rally video “Happy!”  Produced by WIT Club members, the four minute music video is set to Pharrell Williams hit song “Happy.” “I’ve worked at Winnebago for 15 years and, in my experience, have never seen a video like this in the RV


Insurance Not Enough to Cover Cost of 2012 Landfill Fire

The Wright County Landfill is making a strong comeback from the physical standpoint, but financially it is coming up a little short because of the recent fire there. The site was the scene of a fire that is believed to have been started by trash from a Goldfield firm. Their insurance company, according to officials, will