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North Iowa Job and Career Fair to be held at NIACC on April 10

North Iowa Job and Career Fair to be held at NIACC on April 10

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Job and Career Fair will be held at NIACC on April 10. Whether you’re looking to find a fresh start, a better job, or…

Gov. Reynolds testifies in favor of E15 in Michigan

Gov. Reynolds testifies in favor of E15 in Michigan

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds traveled to Ypsilanti, Michigan this morning to testify in favor of E15 at the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public hearing on its proposed E15/RIN reform…

Additional assistance available to public entities and nonprofits in flood-impacted counties

Additional assistance available to public entities and nonprofits in flood-impacted counties

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds this week received word that additional assistance is now available to public and nonprofit entities in flood-impacted counties. A disaster declaration issued by President…

Fish kill reported in Dubuque County

Fish kill reported in Dubuque County

PEOSTA, Iowa – On Monday, March 25, DNR environmental specialists and fisheries staff began investigating a fish kill caused by manure runoff in Dubuque County. Investigators traced the manure runoff…

Local Iowa groups can receive financial assistance to launch clean water campaigns

Local Iowa groups can receive financial assistance to launch clean water campaigns

DES MOINES — Beginning March 28, Iowa groups looking for help implementing innovative, regional and locally led Clean Water Awareness and Education Campaigns can apply for funding from the Iowa…

Osterholm to retire after 30 years with the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health

Osterholm to retire after 30 years with the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health

MASON CITY –  Today marks Ron Osterholm’s last day at the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health after over 30 years as the Health Director. Osterholm began in 1988…

Iowa House approves measure giving felons right to vote

Iowa House approves measure giving felons right to vote

DES MOINES – The Iowa House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill restoring voting rights to felons, but these convicted crooks won’t be in the voting booth anytime soon. Gov.…

Women’s college basketball: Iowa State’s Fennelly agrees to extension

Women’s college basketball: Iowa State’s Fennelly agrees to extension

AMES – Iowa State women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly will reach a milestone season next fall when he begins his 25th season on the sidelines in Ames. And, after agreeing…

Iowa fishing report for March 28, 2019

Iowa fishing report for March 28, 2019

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the…