Northwest Iowa Has Some Of Lowest Unemployment In Iowa

Northwest Iowa — The KIWA listening area of Lyon, Sioux, O’Brien and Osceola Counties have some of the lowest rates of unemployment in Iowa, according to the March data (the latest data available) from Iowa Workforce Development. Read more

Memorial Day Weekend Could Be Busiest In Years

Northwest Iowa — This coming weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, and marks the unnoficial start of the summer season, as well as the official start of vacation season.  And it could be one of the busiest in years. Read more

“Leave It To Beaver” Star To Return To Rock Rapids

Rock Rapids, Iowa — It was just after World War II. A new teacher and coach came to Rock Rapids High School. His name was Norman Mathers. That probably wouldn’t have received much attention, but a year later, in June of 1948, Mathers and his wife had a baby boy. They named him Gerald, or “Jerry” Mathers.
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