Rural Iowa (RI) — The annual spring spotlight survey by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is underway. The DNR’s Tyler Harms says the survey focuses on what are called furbearers. Read more
Des Moines, Iowa — The 2019 Orange City Tulip Court has started their ambassador visits promoting this year’s Orange City Tulip Festival, which will be the third weekend in May. Read more
Rural Iowa (RI)– Iowa commodities group leaders are working with members of the state’s congressional delegation in hopes of getting federal disaster aid for stored grain that was contaminated and ruined by floodwaters, but now that Congress has recessed, it might be a little while at least. Iowa Corn Growers Association president Curt Mether says any help they can get would be appreciated by farmers. Read more
Des Moines, Iowa — The Governor of Iowa has extended the deadline for flooding relief in several Iowa counties, including some in our area. Read more
Rock Rapids, Iowa — The ribbon has been cut on the brand new, $28 million hospital and clinic building in Rock Rapids. Read more
Rock Rapids, Iowa — Some renovations are set to begin at the Central Lyon Middle School wing in Rock Rapids. And it will start with a plumbing rehabilitation project, which is projected to cost somewhere in the range of $250,000 to $400,000.