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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: What Does It Mean for City Dwellers?

The emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the spring of 2015 was devastating for many large turkey and egg layer farms, but the virus also affected smaller “household” flocks, explained Russ Daly, professor, SDSU Extension veterinarian and state public health veterinarian. “City dwellers are increasingly turning to backyard poultry flocks for food as well

Forest City teams fall in non-conference tilts

SPORTS NEWS JUNE 19 2015 The Forest City Baseball team fell to Clear Lake 4-2 in non-conference action Thursday night in Clear Lake.  Tyler Prescott took the loss on the mound, allowing 8 hits.  Forest City’s runs were driven in by Jordan True on a double in the 6th inning. Forest City is now 12-9

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NIACC Recognized nearly 600 Graduates at Commencement

During the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) commencement ceremony on Friday, May 1, approximately 580 graduates were awarded 661 degrees, diplomas and certificates.  Several Honors and Awards were also presented.   NIACC’s Class of 2015 represents 4 countries, 14 states and 97 Iowa communities. (* Midyear Graduate)   Ackley  Joshua Robert Bagley   Alexander

Grassley Weighs in on Trafficking Act

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley made the following comment after the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act passed the Senate by a vote of 99 to 0.  As Chairman, Grassley shepherded the bill through the committee, which passed on a 19 to 0 vote. The Senate-passed bill also includes human trafficking legislation introduced by

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Four Trojans Sign to Four-Year Schools

Four NIACC women’s basketball players will sign national letters of intents at four-year schools Wednesday night on the NIACC campus/ Sophomore Sierra Ford-Washington signed with NCAA Division I University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin and sophomores Ashleigh Onaca and Alexis Boyd-Lockett signed with NAIA Division I Missouri Valley College. Freshman Logan Anderson signed to play next season at


Eagles Sweep Warriors in Season Series

AIB College of Business completed the season sweep of the Waldorf College softball team, taking both ends of Friday’s doubleheader. The Eagles (12-18) held off the Warriors (9-17) by scores of 8-6 and 11-6. Three home runs powered AIB in the opener. Eleven walks also allowed the Eagles to capitalize. “We have got to do