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Welfare recipients should be drug tested

(Submitted to NorthIowaToday.com by anonymous reader) Welfare recipients should be drug tested. This goes for people taking food stamps, welfare payments, unemployment, disability, any kind of handout from the government.…

DCI releases names of those involved in Forest City Shooting

DCI releases names of those involved in Forest City Shooting

FOREST CITY – The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is now releasing the names of the officers involved in the October 20, 2011 shooting incident in Forest City, Iowa. The…

Ames police officer nearly run down by stolen vehicle, fires weapon

Ames police officer nearly run down by stolen vehicle, fires weapon

Ames – The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is now releasing the name of the officer involved in the shooting incident in Ames Friday night. The name of the…

Visit Mason City announces Tourism Marketing Award recipients

MASON CITY – Since 1996, Visit Mason City has financially assisted nearly two hundred groups and organizations to market their events and activities through the Visit Mason City Tourism Marketing…

Iowa Revenue Department sets 2012 interest rate

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Revenue announces that the annual interest rate in 2012 will be 5.0 percent. The monthly interest rate will be 0.4 percent. The 2012…

Iowa unemployment rate drops to 6.0 percent

DES MOINES – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.0 percent in September from 6.1 percent in August. The current rate is also lower than one year ago…

Charles City company receives financial incentive from IED Board

DES MOINES – At its first official board meeting, the new Iowa Economic Development Authority Board members approved awards today that will create up to 593 jobs in Iowa and…

Fort Dodge may get South Korean manufacturing plant while Mason City may get a trash sorting operation

NIT Opinion – Fort Dodge must have something Mason City doesn’t. A South Korean company is proposing a $324 million plant in Fort Dodge that would employ 180 people. The…