Lake Pahoja, Iowa — The Lyon County Riverboat Foundation has set November 11th as the date when they will announce the amount of funding and project details for the latest round of grants. But for the first time ever, the ceremony will NOT be held at the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort near Larchwood. Read more
Sheldon, Iowa — The City of Sheldon will be doing some water main improvements. Read more
Northwest Iowa — Two communities in our region have received state funding as part of about $1.2 million in Main Street Iowa Challenge Grants. Read more
Statewide Iowa — The second plan for reconfiguring Iowa’s congressional and legislative districts has been delivered and, if approved by the legislature next week, it could pit two incumbent members of the U.S. House against one another. Read more
Des Moines, Iowa — A report from the state auditor’s office has found that after private “managed care organizations” took over the state’s Medicaid system, the number of Iowans improperly denied medical care and services dramatically increased. Read more
Statewide Iowa — U.S. Senator Joni Ernst is a lead sponsor of legislation calling on the Pentagon to assess its suicide prevention efforts.