Raymond Schram age 84 of Sibley, Iowa died Saturday, July 4, 2020 at his home surrounded by family. Read more
Statewide Iowa — A new state law that took effect with the first day of July enhances the penalties for those caught abusing, neglecting or torturing pets. The law makes it easier for prosecutors to pursue these cases. A person convicted of seriously injuring or killing a pet could be sentenced to up to two years in prison. A second offense would be a felony. Representative Mary Wolfe, a Democrat from Clinton, says the penalties in the new law are reasonable. Read more
Statewide Iowa — Brother, can you spare a dime? Or maybe a quarter, penny, nickel, or any other change? That’s what banks and credit unions are asking right now as the country is seeing a coin shortage. Read more
Statewide Iowa — The pandemic has made vacationing in a recreational vehicle more attractive and Forest City-based Winnebago Industries hopes to capitalize on that demand. Read more
Sheldon, Iowa — The July visit of the Sheldon Mobile Food Bank is scheduled for this Monday, July 6th.
The Sheldon Mobile Food Bank will be open this Monday at the parking lot of the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church. The church is located directly across the street south of the Sheldon High School, and north of Eastlawn Cemetery. Read more
Spencer, Iowa — An employee of the City of Spencer has been fired over her part in an altercation that happened earlier this week. Read more