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“We Want You!” Promotion Makes Going Back to College Easier

“We Want You!” Promotion Makes Going Back to College Easier

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is making it easier for adults to go back to college by offering scholarships to help pay their expenses. These new scholarships are available…

New Iowa BWI Law Begins July 1

Heavy Boat Traffic Expected For Long July 4 Weekend Iowa will have a new, lower limit for boating while intoxicated beginning July 1. The new .08 blood alcohol concentration (BAC),…

Operation Dry Water to Start June 24

DES MOINES – A group of state, federal and local law enforcement agencies will partner again to focus enforcement of Iowa’s boating while intoxicated law as part of the national…

Clear Lake 4th of July Celebration begins June 29

Clear Lake’s annual 4th of July Celebration will kick-off Wednesday, June29th. According to the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce’s website, clearlakeiowa.com, the events take place in downtown Clear Lake and…

Four Former Panthers to Compete at USATF Championships

Four Former Panthers to Compete at USATF Championships

EUGENE, Ore. ñ The University of Northern Iowa track & field program will be represented by four former athletes at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships taking place at…

Shell Rock River Greenbelt closings

Effective immediately, the North Shell Rock River Greenbelt starting at 295th Street and the Preserve Shell Rock River Greenbelt extending to 277th Street are closed to all motorized vehicle traffic…

Worth County Fair a great time for the family

There’s nothing like the feeling you get when you go to a small town; the smiles, the introductions, the hometown hospitality and trust. We were greeted at the gate by…

Ron Paul, Extremist

(Op-ed submitted by Ron Cline of Mason City) It has been interesting to watch the television, internet, and newspaper coverage of Ron Paul’s campaign for president in 2012 so far.…

Some weather history from our area

Some weather history from our area

With the way the summer’s starting out, we sometimes forget what the weather was like in the past. Here’s a little history of Iowa weather on this day, June 23…

Iowa DOT working hard on flooded areas

Iowa DOT to deploy Missouri Valley area flood mitigation efforts AMES, Iowa ñ June 22, 2011 ñ The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will be deploying flood mitigation strategies for…