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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol is the primary substance abused by 61 percent of Iowans admitted to treatment. Drinking too much alcohol can lead to health problems, including alcohol poisoning, hangovers, and an increased…

State Historical Library offers research tips and techniques

(DES MOINES) ñ The State Historical Library’s next “Historical Discovery Discussions” program will offer tips and techniques for increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of historical research projects. The history-based discussion…

Second Sound-Alike Government Document Seller to Stop Marketing to Iowans

Second Sound-Alike Government Document Seller to Stop Marketing to Iowans

(DES MOINES, Iowa) An Illinois business owner has agreed to cease marketing deeds and other government records to Iowans, as part of an agreement reached Thursday with Attorney General Tom…

Iowans’ E-Mail Accounts Exposed Following Data Security Breach

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller cautioned Iowans to be more vigilant about potential e-mail threats, including the potential for increased phishing attacks, scams and e-mail spam, following the…

Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds outline vision for mental health reform in Iowa

Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds outline vision for mental health reform in Iowa

Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today briefed members of the media on the administration’s plans to address mental health reform in Iowa. |Gov. Terry E. Branstad…

Branstad vetoes send clear message on a return to responsible budgeting, with a focus on predictability, stability

Branstad vetoes send clear message on a return to responsible budgeting, with a focus on predictability, stability

Citing a need to return to fiscal responsibility and end the bad budget practices of the past, Gov. Terry E. Branstad today vetoed House File 642 and item-vetoed portions of…

Parts of North Iowa to get federal funds for road repair

Parts of North Iowa to get federal funds for road repair

WASHINGTON ñ Senator Chuck Grassley announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration has awarded two grants totaling $13,129,440 to the Iowa Department of Transportation through the…

Supervisors ok bridge contract and hear about problems on Indigo Avenue

Supervisors ok bridge contract and hear about problems on Indigo Avenue

The Cerro Gordo County Supervisors met Tuesday morning and ok’d manure plan, a bridge contract and were told about problems on a gravel road near I-35. Watch video.|The Cerro Gordo…

Free Computer Class for Women

Free Computer Class for Women

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) will offer a free computer course that will help women become familiar with technology. The course, delivered in a series of three classes, is…

NIACC to Offer Summer First Volleyball League for High School Students

NIACC to Offer Summer First Volleyball League for High School Students

High school volleyball programs are invited to participate in the first NIACC Summer Volleyball League to be held from June 1 through July 20 on Wednesday mornings. Organizers hope to…

Mason City police officer foils gas theft

Mason City police officer foils gas theft

At about 2:40 AM Tuesday morning, an officer on patrol noticed a gas can and hose connected to a van parked in the 500 block of South President Avenue. The…

North Iowa to Mark Start of Civil War with Weekend Drill

North Iowa to Mark Start of Civil War with Weekend Drill

Clear Lake, IA— North Iowa isn’t forgetting that the United States is marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War this week. Hostilities began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter,…

Cerro Gordo Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning

Cerro Gordo Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning

CERRO GORDO COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSREGULAR SESSIONTUESDAY, APRIL 12, 20119:30 A.M. ñ BOARDROOM Next Resolution 2011-41Posted: 04/11/11 at 9:00 a.m.All times listed on the agenda, except the starting time, are…