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USDA announces support for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation and trade disruption

USDA announces support for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation and trade disruption

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage…

Pet cremation business in Rockwell fined over un-permitted incinerator

Pet cremation business in Rockwell fined over un-permitted incinerator

ROCKWELL – A pet cremation business in Rockwell has been fined for operating an un-permitted incinerator. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says Valerie Lillibridge operates a business called Lasting…

Hampton gets $20,000 from DNR Derelict Building Grant Program for new fire station

Hampton gets $20,000 from DNR Derelict Building Grant Program for new fire station

DES MOINES – The DNR Derelict Building Grant Program will award grants to 13 small, rural Iowa communities to help deconstruct or renovate abandoned structures, remove asbestos and limit construction…

OBIT: Roberta Butterfield, 83, of Charles City

OBIT: Roberta Butterfield, 83, of Charles City

Roberta Butterfield, 83, of Charles City, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A funeral service for Roberta Butterfield will be…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – On Thursday, May 23, Gov. Reynolds signed the following bills into law: SF603: an act relating to use of concurrent enrollment programs for teaching certain subjects required…

Mason City police investigate intentional drive-by shooting

Mason City police investigate intentional drive-by shooting

MASON CITY – A drive-by shooter intentionally targeted a Mason City house Wednesday night, police say, as they search for clues. According to the Mason City police department, on May…

Clear Lake to make big improvements to City Beach area

Clear Lake to make big improvements to City Beach area

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake is set to make big improvements to the City Beach area and a presentation was given at the last council meeting on the project. At…