Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 2.7 percent in December. The state’s jobless rate was 2.4 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent in December. “Given the holidays […]
Iowa lawmakers are barely in the doors of the 2020 legislative session this week and already, school funding has become a key topic. The state has increased spending for K-through-12 students in recent years, but […]
The Forest City-Winnebago County Ambulance Service is asking Winnebago Couty for an increase in funding for the next fiscal year. The service is based in Forest City but serves Winnebago County and parts of Hancock […]
Two years ago, Winnebago County built a state of the art jail facility which also houses the 911 Dispatch Center and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office. During that time, the employees in the facility have […]
The Forest City City Council has approved an agreement with Bolton and Menk for the North 13th Street Project. Forest City Mayor Byron Ruiter says the next step will be a meeting with property owners […]
BrickStreet Theatre is hosting a Valentine’s Day Dinner Cabaret fundraiser February 14th at the Boman Fine Arts Center. Enjoy a gourmet meal consisting of Swordfish Steak, Bison Medallions or Duck, as well as drinks, plus […]
The Forest City Library Fundraising Project is entering Phase 2 according to Forest City Mayor Byron Ruiter.
County Social Services, a consortium of 21 counties in Iowa that provides financial support for mental health and disability services, projects a reduction in levy rates for fiscal year 2020-2021. Hancock County is a member […]