IPERS Experiencing Multi-BILLION Dollar Shortfall

Northwest Iowa (Radio Iowa) — Most city, county and state employees in Iowa depend upon the Iowa Public Employment Retirement System pension fund to finance their retirement years.  Now, there is a shortfall in that pension fund that may be approaching $7-billion, which may affect pensions for northwest Iowa public employees. Read more


Cattle, Farmers Coping With Dry Pastures

Orange City, Iowa — Even though parts of the area have received some recent rainfall, our area remains somewhat dry, and that is raising a concern among farmers. According to the latest U.S. drought monitor information, all of the four northwest Iowa counties are abnormally dry, with over half of the area in what is called “moderate drought.”
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Drug Case Sentencing Pushed Back Again

Orange City, Iowa — A man who was arrested on a felony drug charge near Sioux Center was scheduled to be sentenced on Monday, July 24th. But his plea taking and sentencing has been pushed back a second time.
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