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NIACC opens new Volunteer Center

NIACC opens new Volunteer Center

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is opening a volunteer center on campus. The College has been awarded a Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant of $31,354 from…

Man jumps to his death in river in Iowa Falls

Man jumps to his death in river in Iowa Falls

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Five boating tips to keep waters clean all season long

Five boating tips to keep waters clean all season long

CLEAR LAKE – Iowa boat owners can help to protect the environment by following five simple tips all summer long. Take time to prepare your boat’s shrink wrap for recycling…

Backyard bird feeders encouraged to keep those feeders clean

Backyard bird feeders encouraged to keep those feeders clean

CLEAR LAKE – Each year, especially during late winter, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) receives reports of sick or dead birds at feeder locations, particularly in the southern…

Iowa’s cool water fish hatcheries filled to capacity

Iowa’s cool water fish hatcheries filled to capacity

SPIRIT LAKE – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ spring fish spawning season is over and Iowa’s cool water fish hatcheries at Fairport, Rathbun, and Spirit Lake are filled to…

Small but mighty hummingbirds will soon be back in North Iowa

Small but mighty hummingbirds will soon be back in North Iowa

By Bailey Dohlman, Conservation Education Intern, Lime Creek Nature Center With the arrival of spring, hummingbirds will soon be back in North Iowa. Hummingbirds migrate each year spending their winters…

OBIT: Irene L. Ward

OBIT: Irene L. Ward

Irene Ward, 95, of Mason City, formerly of Plymouth, Iowa passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Homestead Assisted Living in Mason City. A funeral service will be held…

OBIT: Linda J. Johnson

OBIT: Linda J. Johnson

Linda J. Johnson, 65, of Manly, passed away, Monday, April 26, 2021 at the University Of Iowa in Iowa City. A Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 1,…

OBIT: George L. Kesler

OBIT: George L. Kesler

Northwood – George Kesler, 96, of Northwood passed away Monday, April 26, 2021 at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood. A private family service will be held Monday, May 3,…

No charges in fatal motorcycle collision in Mason City

No charges in fatal motorcycle collision in Mason City

MASON CITY – No charges will be brought in a recent fatal collision in Mason City, as police say the driver of a motorcycle failed to yield upon entering an…

Waldorf University Commencement to include 2020 and 2021 graduates

Waldorf University Commencement to include 2020 and 2021 graduates

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. at Bolstorff Football Field in Forest City, Ia. This year’s Commencement ceremony…

OBIT: Dallas E. Robinson

OBIT: Dallas E. Robinson

Arrangements are pending at this time. colonialchapels.com…