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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

Forest City Baseball team advances to district final, plays Saturday night

SPORTS NEWS JULY 16 2014 The Forest City baseball team opened the 2A district tournament with a 5-1 win over Central Springs Tuesday night at home. In a game heard on KIOW, Jeff Andersen scattered 5 hits, striking out 8 Panthers. Tanner Thompson had 2 doubles, 3 RBI and 4 total hits, with Jordan True