Sheldon, Iowa — Three northwest Iowa business projects were given prize money for placing in the annual Dream Big Grow Here entrepreneur contest held on Thursday night in Sheldon. And one of them is from right here in O’Brien County. Read more
Statewide Iowa — Iowa’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in nearly 19 years. Iowa Workforce Development spokesman Cory Kelly says the state’s jobless rate in October dipped to 2.4 percent.
Northwest Iowa — Thanksgiving is coming up, and many of us are getting ready to roast the bird, make the sides, and sit down to a feast with family and friends. However, sometimes people have nowhere to go for Thanksgiving or have no one to share it with. There are meals planned in the area for just such a situation. Read more
Statewide Iowa — (RI) — Whatever the weather, Iowa’s highways will be humming with heavy traffic next weekend as people head off to be with loved ones and to share a Thanksgiving feast. Read more
Statewide Iowa — The fees for hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in Iowa will soon increase. A legislative committee has given final approval to the license fee increases, which were proposed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources staff.
Sheldon, Iowa — The third ribbon cutting within a week-and-a-half took place in Sheldon Friday morning, as Sheldon business people and dignitaries celebrated the ribbon cutting at Precision Hearing. Read more