When one thinks of grain bin hazards, entrapment most often is the first thing that comes to mind – and with good reason.
The 2018 data for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the agricultural sector is still the most dangerous in America with 574 fatalities, or an equivalent of 23.4 deaths per 100,000 workers.
Winnebago recently announced employee Glenn Blaser celebrated the milestone of 50 years of employment.
While the recent derecho that devastated much of our state (along with neighboring Illinois) has not been linked to the climate change crisis, the evidence both here at home and around the globe increases each year, and 2020 has certainly been no
LMHS celebrated Homecoming last week and the Bulldogs were victorious over North Butler, Friday night. Royalty was crowned during half-time. Kylie Greenfield was chosen as Homecoming queen and Caleb Bacon was chosen as king.
On May 1, 2018, Isaiah and Tasha Schott, present owners of Schott Funeral Home, Forest City, purchased Mittelstadt Funeral Home from former owners, Bart and Medara Winter, Lake Mills.

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The Iowa Insurance Division was recently notified that UnitedHealthcare of the Midlands, Inc., UnitedHealthcare Life Insurance Company, and UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company will no longer provide certain coverages in Iowa for 2017. Iowa consumers should be aware that the companies will no longer...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “The weather continues to be ideal in much of the state and farmers were able...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today reminded eligible farm owners that the deadline to apply for the 2016 Century and Heritage Farm Program is June 1, 2016.  The program recognizes families that have owned their farm for 100 years in the case of Century Farms and 150 years for Heritage...
Last night, the Iowa House of Representatives voted 88 – 6 to extend several important state tax incentives for homegrown renewable fuels, like ethanol and biodiesel through 2024. The bill previously passed the Iowa Senate 49 – 0. “We commend the Iowa legislature for its overwhelming support in...
Democrat Susan Bangert announced today that she will be a candidate for State Senate in Iowa’s 4th Senate District, which includes Emmet, Kossuth, Winnebago, Hancock, and Wright counties. She will seek the Democratic Party nomination at a convention following the primary, and will face off against...
There has been a report of somebody using counterfeit $100 bills in Lake Mills. Please be aware that these counterfeit bills are made-for-motion-picture-use-only, and say that directly on the bill. See attached pdf for images – they look very real, so take precautions with large bills. According...
The Worth County Development Authority is pleased to announce their Spring 2016 Grant recipients.  Diamond Jo and the Worth County Development Authority are celebrating 10 years of operation. Over 35 million dollars have been committed to helping North Iowa in the form of organizational grants,...
While the announcement did not come as a surprise, as the council has been aware of the plan for some time now, but seeing a retirement plan in black and white from City Clerk Sheryl Bell brought discussion about starting the hiring process at the April Lake Mills City Council meeting Monday night...
 Farmers in Iowa continue to expand usage of no-till or strip-till to limit runoff, improve water quality and reduce production costs.  Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today shared a list of recommendations and resources that are valuable for experienced no-/strip-tillers and those new...
The Winnebago County Conservation Board will be holding a Spring Stargazing program on Friday evening, May 6th. The program will be held at the Pilot Knob State Park tower, five miles east of Forest City, beginning at 9:30 PM, and should last about 45-60 minutes. During the program, Winnebago...

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