Sheldon Schools Return To Learn Plan

Sheldon, Iowa– The Iowa Department of Education released information to schools within Iowa as a response to Covid 19 to better help prepare schools to educate students while also being able to maintain a safe environment for students during the pandemic. Read more

Iowa Has New, Tougher Law On Animal Abuse, Torture

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