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  • Sinclair boasts 100 percent job creation voting record

    State Sen. Amy Sinclair, R-Allerton, received a 100 percent score to protect and grow jobs in Iowa during the 85th General Assembly from the non-parti ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • World Breastfeeding Week planned

    Between Aug. 1-7, breastfeeding advocates in more than 175 countries worldwide will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) with the theme, “Breastfe ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Loebsack encourages students to apply for fall internships

    Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, announced his office is now accepting applications from Iowa college students to participate in a Congressional int ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • County committee nomination period ends

    Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers began to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local Farm Service Agency county committees on Ju ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • Bemis recognized in Sports Spotlight

    Sports Spotlight acknowledges these noteworthy high school athletes for their accomplishments in the sports of softball and baseball. These athletes h ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Harkin to boost Mayor Diehl’s bid for state legislature

    Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, joined by former Congressman Leonard Boswell and Secretary of Agriculture Patty Judge, will be the featured guest at a fundra ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Seniors describe Robins’ walkoff home run

    FORT DODGE — When Carley Robins stepped to the plate here Friday afternoon in the bottom of the seventh inning in the Class 3A state championship game ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Crowd goes wild for softball team during welcome home championship pep rally

    If you want something badly enough, you can make it happen.It was one year ago during a welcome home ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Grassley fall internships available for college-age Iowans, application deadline extended to Aug. 1

    Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said that fall internships for college-age Iowans are available, and applications are due Aug. 1.
    July 23, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Clarke Community School Board sets 2015 legislative priorities

    Clarke School Board set its legislative priorities for the 2015 session of the Iowa Legislature at the July15 school board meeting.
    July 23, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Lucas County Health Center offers prenatal classes

    Lucas County Health Center will offer prenatal classes for expecting parents starting Monday, Aug. 4.
    July 23, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • Hormel Foods donation helps fight hunger in Osceola

    Osceola Foods, the local manufacturing plant owned by Hormel Foods Corporation, recently donated $7,000 to the Osceola Food Bank and $3,000 to the Foo ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • Getting a shot

    When Jordan Earley was young, his mother gave him a camera to take pictures with. His interest in moving pictures skyrocketed from there.
    July 30, 2014 - 9:36 am

    What makes a good logo? Does it have simplicity? Is it unique? Adaptable? Timeless? Is it appropriat ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Reader Poll

    The Iowa State Fair is Aug. 7-17. What do you like best about the state fair?
    The butter cow
    Eating fried food on a stick
    The Grandstand stage events