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Council Hears First Reading Of Ordinance To Increase Water & Sewer Rates

Council Hears First Reading Of Ordinance To Increase Water & Sewer Rates

Date posted - May 21, 2015

Sheldon, Iowa — When the Sheldon City Council met Wednesday they heard the first reading of an ordinance that would change the …

Rock Valley Recovering Well From 2014 Flood

Rock Valley Recovering Well From 2014 Flood

Date posted - May 20, 2015

Rock Valley, Iowa — The flood of 2014 happened 11 months ago. Flood recovery has gone well in Rock Valley, according …

11 People Overcome By Fumes At Poultry Barn

11 People Overcome By Fumes At Poultry Barn

Date posted - May 20, 2015

George, Iowa — Eleven people were overcome by fumes of some kind on Wednesday afternoon at a chicken confinement between …

Minnesota Senators Push For Lewis & Clark

Minnesota Senators Push For Lewis & Clark

Date posted - May 20, 2015

The first section of 24-inch steel pipe being installed
Washington, DC — Minnesota’s senators continue to push for funding for the …

Sheldon Area Landfill To Accept Poultry

Sheldon Area Landfill To Accept Poultry

Date posted - May 20, 2015

Sheldon, Iowa — Some of the dead birds from the bird flu outbreak will be buried near Sheldon.
The Northwest Iowa …

Spencer Schools Locked Down Tuesday

Spencer Schools Locked Down Tuesday

Date posted - May 19, 2015

Spencer, Iowa — Spencer schools were locked down on Tuesday, May 19th, as a precaution taken due to an employee.

The …

4 Bird Flu Cases Reported Monday, 4 Tuesday

4 Bird Flu Cases Reported Monday, 4 Tuesday

Date posted - May 19, 2015

Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship responded to four probable cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza …

Traffic Enforcement Focuses On Nightime Seatbelt Use

Traffic Enforcement Focuses On Nightime Seatbelt Use

Date posted - May 19, 2015

Northwest Iowa — Law officers are out in force from now through the end of the month. It’s part of …

DOT Doing Traffic Counts In Northwest Iowa

DOT Doing Traffic Counts In Northwest Iowa

Date posted - May 19, 2015

Ames, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Transportation is working in northwest Iowa this spring and summer to determine how …

Planting Stays Ahead Of Schedule Despite Weather Delays

Planting Stays Ahead Of Schedule Despite Weather Delays

Date posted - May 19, 2015

Des Moines, Iowa — Weather kept farmers out of the fields much of last week, but the latest crop report …