As Iowa’s elected leaders make water quality measures and tax reform top priorities in 2018, a coalition of conservation, outdoor recreation, and agriculture leaders today released results of a statewide scientific poll showing a record number of
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced the “Voter Ready” outreach initiative Thursday to ensure Iowans are informed about recent election law changes, including the implementation of Voter ID.
Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa will initiate Level 3 Visitation Restriction on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 due to increased influenza activity in the community.  
The LMCDC Annual Meeting was held Monday evening, Jan. 15, at Rice Lake Golf and Country Club.
The LMCDC Annual Meeting was held Monday evening, Jan. 15, at Rice Lake Golf and Country Club.
The LMCDC Annual Meeting was held Monday evening, Jan. 15, at Rice Lake Golf and Country Club.

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The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship last week reminded farmers of the January 15 deadline to sign up for an innovative new program providing a $5 per acre premium reduction on their crop insurance in 2018 for farmers who planted cover crops this past fall. Farmers and...
Alliant Energy is seeking applications for its 2018 Innovation Scholarships. Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winners. To qualify, applicants must be age 24 or younger and a dependent child of a current customer, or current customers themselves, of one of Alliant Energy’s...
Which skills are critical to prepare students to enter the workforce or college? Strong skills in academics and technology typically top the list. Undoubtedly, critical thinking, problem-solving, effective communication, and the ability to collaborate are equally important. What about cultural...
“Some of this may sound like a broken record,” Rep. Tedd Gassman said in response to a question about the top priorities for the 2018 legislative session, which kicked off this week. The goal is to get the K-12 funding done within the first 30 days. This will give our schools plenty of time to set...
Snowy owls are moving into Iowa in near-record breaking numbers this winter Despite what can feel like Arctic weather sweeping into Iowa during the winter, the state still finds itself a long way from the Arctic tundra. So it would be surprising to find Arctic tundra wildlife soaring over Iowa’s...
Last week, Rep. Jane Bloomingdale (R-Northwood) issued a statement regarding legislation related to IPERS and other public retirement systems: “I’ve been contacted by several constituents who have expressed concerns that their IPERS pension is in danger. Many IPERS members have spent their entire...
Local brewery to unveil their beer at ribbon cutting on Thursday Good things come to those who wait, or so the saying goes. While the crew at 5 Alarm Brewing did not wait any longer than average to obtain all their state and federal permits and licensing, there were times that it seemed that way...
Influenza spread and severity is building in Iowa, as the Iowa Department of Public Health reported four new influenza-related deaths today: an elderly (81+ years of age) female and older adult (61 to 80 years of age) female in Southeast Iowa; an elderly female in Northeast Iowa; and an elderly...
The Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Office on the Status of African-Americans will host its annual celebration honoring the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 15, 2018. Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Gregg will provide welcoming remarks and read...
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is in support of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act bill, introduced in Congress last Thursday, as a way to support Iowa’s State Wildlife Action Plan. The bill would reallocate a portion of the existing royalties from the development of energy and...

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