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Having a ball in Little Rock

August 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Branstad visits Noteboom

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIBLEY, Iowa — The wait is finally over. 

Noteboom Implement held its grand opening with great fanfare Thursday at its new 30,000-square-foot facility in Sibley, just off of Highway 60. The well-attended event featured speeches by store man…continue reading on

Living history

August 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Two new assistant principals in Dickinson schools

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson High School will have a new assistant principal for the 2014-15 school year.
The Dickinson Public School Board is expected to approve Thomas Barr at its executive meeting in August. He replaces Calvin Dean, who took a position as superinte…continue reading on

Hawkeye Point preparing for Highpointer’s Club Convention

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIBLEY, Iowa — What a difference six years can make. 

It was six years ago that the Merill and Donna Sterler family decided to keep Iowa’s highest point open to the public. That desire was met when the family donated 1.6 acres of land to …continue reading on

Playing with fire

July 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

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As others see it: Toughen Iowa texting law

June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

While data continue to show a direct correlation between texting while driving and tragedy, Iowa continues to list it as a “secondary offense.”
That means in most cases an officer cannot pull over a texting dr…continue reading on

Branstad surveys NW Iowa flood damage

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten visited Rock Rapids Wednesday to survey the damage from Monday’s devastating storm that hit northwest Iowa. 

Branstad had i…continue reading on

Iowa Governor and Lt. Governor visit Hawkeye Point

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIBLEY, Iowa — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds visited Hawkeye Point Thursday as part of their 99-county tour of the state. 

Branstad had committed to visiting the state’s highest elevation following a presentation by m…continue reading on

Lake Park takes first steps to address housing

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKE PARK, Iowa — The community of Lake Park is in the midst of assessing properties and compiling applications after being awarded a $246,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to target housing rehabili…continue reading on