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North Iowa Students Receive Christopherson Medical Scholarships

North Iowa Students Receive Christopherson Medical Scholarships

The Christopherson Medical Scholarship Advisory Committee awarded $12,500.00 to eight North Iowa students studying medicine. Student recipients of the Christopherson Medical Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year include Eric Asbe (Clear Lake), Anne Epley Birtwistle, Michael Dunlay, Dalton Ebel, Carlie Eckenrod, Julia Gales (all of Mason City), Shawn Bishop (Osage), and Shea Jorgensen (St. Ansgar).

Forest City volleyball sweeps Newman Catholic and West Hancock, Osage Cross Country Invite Results

The Forest City volleyball team swept Newman Catholic and West Hancock in North Iowa Conference action Tuesday night in Mason City. In matches heard on KIOW and B103.1, Forest City defeated Newman Catholic 25-6, 25-5, 25-7. Emily Koch had 17 assists, Sarri Happel 8 kills and Maggie Mathiasen 5. In the West Hancock match, Forest


The Forest City football team came from behind to defeat Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 19-16 in the district opener for both schools. Tanner Thompson hit Tyler Anderson on a 49 yard touchdown pass with 3 minutes to play for the winning score.  Thompson was 10 of 19 passing for 203 yards and 2 touchdowns, while leading the defense

Forest City Volleyball team opens season with a win

SPORTS NEWS SEPTEMBER 3 2014   The Forest City volleyball team opened the 2014 campaign with a 3-0 victory over Eagle Grove. Set scores were 25-12, 25-7, 25-12.  Rachel Koch led the Indian offense with 12 kills, with Maggie Mathiasen adding 8, and Emily Koch had 23 assists.  Other Tuesday volleyball scores: Lake Mills over

Severe Weather

With the slight risk of severe weather brining possibility of damaging winds and hail, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® offers the following 12 tips for residents to stay safe. Turn Around, Don’t Drown! Avoid flooded areas or those with rapid water flow. Do not attempt to cross a flowing stream. It takes

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Northey Comments on Wet Crops Report

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “The above average temperatures and frequent rains continued this week.  Although we could use a break from the rain in some parts