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Warriors Hockey moves to 2-1 in NCHL standings

The Waldorf College hockey team owned the final two periods en route to a 3-1 win over the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh during Friday’s Northern Collegiate Hockey League (NCHL) matchup. The Warriors (6-2, 2-1) found themselves trailing early as Cortland Maxfield scored the game’s opening goal for the Titans (2-1, 0-1) during the seventh minute. “We

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

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

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The Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation Expands Program with the Food Bank of Iowa for Local Cities

Beginning in September, even more families struggling with food insecurity will find some relief with an expanded Ham Sandwiches for Kids™ program, made possible by the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms. The program will provide $5 coupons, four times a year, for sliced or shaved ham to an additional 1,500 Iowa

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Emerald Ash Borer Meeting in Winnebago County

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Titonka Savings Bank and the Winnebago County Extension Office will host an informational meeting presented by Mark Shour Entomologist, concerning the presence of the emerald ash borer (EAB), an exotic, destructive insect of ash trees, which is spreading in Iowa. The meeting will take place in the Titonka