Grand Master Robert Jager Receives Special Recognition Monday Evening

Sheldon, Iowa — Friends, family, students and the media were on hand at the Courtyard in Sheldon Monday night to see Tae Kwon Do Grand Master Robert Jager receive a surprise recognition, a display of every Tae Kwon Do belt he has received since starting in the sport in 1973, some 47 years ago. Read more


Amazon Buys 80 Acres For Sioux Falls Project

Sioux Falls, South Dakota — For months rumors have been circulating about Amazon.com locating a Fulfillment Facility in Sioux Falls. On Thursday, the online retail giant purchased an 80 acre tract of land in that city. Read more


Corn harvest described as “difficult, frustrating, and slow”

IARN — Eastern Iowa farmers gathered at Heartland Co-op in Elberon, IA  on Wednesday for a disaster relief roundtable. Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey and Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig listened as producers aired concerns about the damages sustained from the August 10 derecho. Read more