Council Votes To Put Proposed Utility Franchise Agreements On November 5th Election Ballot

Sheldon, Iowa — When the Sheldon City Council met Wednesday they were told that there have been no challenges to the petition asking for a vote by the public on both the proposed gas and electric franchise agreements with MidAmerican Energy.  Therefore, the council voted to have the matter placed on the ballot for the November 5th election.  The ballot will show two items, one for the proposed electricity franchise, the other for the proposed gas franchise.  These proposals do not include the franchise fees that were originally considered by the council. Read more


This Is National Farm Safety & Health Week

Northwest Iowa — This week, September 16th through the 20th, is National Farm Safety & Health Week, a time for farmers to be mindful of the potential hazards they encounter each and every day. Read more