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At last we see the light

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Lake Park farmer honored as Environmental Leader

September 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKE PARK, Iowa —The view outside the window of Scott Mitchell’s home in rural Lake Park shows a wide expanse of cropland ­­â€” rows upon rows of corn and soybeans — with terraces along a hillside and some still young evergreens lining …continue reading on

Iowa veterans conference planned

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa will host the 5th annual Iowa’s Statewide Veterans Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 29 in the second floor ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union.
The conference theme is “Women of the Military,” …continue reading on

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