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  • Leadership Iowa nominations due May 1 April 17, 2019
    The deadline is approaching quickly to nominate for Leadership Iowa, Iowa’s premier statewide issues awareness program hosted by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation. Leadership Iowa provides an eye-opening opportunity for 40 current and emerging Iowa leaders to visit eight different locations across the state and rediscover what makes Io […]
  • At what cost? April 17, 2019
    After receiving notices in the mail from Alliant Energy regarding rate increases, area residents – many of whom were seniors – showed up to a public comment meeting Thursday at Southwestern Community College to dispute Alliant's rate increases before a panel made up of representatives of Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), a wholly owned subsidiar […]
  • Water testing expected to spike due to flooding April 17, 2019
    CORALVILLE – As Iowans in the western part of the state brace for additional flooding predicted by the National Weather Service, the State Hygienic Laboratory is working around the clock to test for contaminants in drinking water from private wells. “Our partners at the National Weather Service are forecasting additional flooding impacts from the intense wea […]
  • Roger Archer recognized by KHI Solutions as a partner in excellence April 17, 2019
    Roger Archer of Main Street Insurance was recently recognized by KHI Solutions for the 2018 Partners in Excellence Diamond Level Achievement Award. This award acknowledges the expertise and sales experience Archer uses to find the right products to fit the individual needs of his clients. KHI presented this award to the top 5 percent of their agents based on […]
  • Pet of the week April 17, 2019
    This weeks pet is Simon. He is a Rottweiler and Lab mix. He is 9 weeks old. He is a playful puppy. Simon’s adoption fee is $150.
  • DMACC students place at PBL competition April 17, 2019
    The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) student business organization at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) recently participated in the State Leadership Conference held in Coralville on March 29 and 30. The students, accompanied by their advisers Christine Moon, Susan McCoy, Tasha Mullihan, Russ Holmes and Joe Hanson, competed against other Iowa college students i […]
  • MercyOne celebrates 18 named 100 Great Iowa Nurses April 17, 2019
    Des Moines – MercyOneSM is proud to announce 18 nurses from across the state-wide system and its affiliated facilities have been named to the list of 100 Great Iowa Nurses. The 2019 honorees represent the health system’s diverse services and specialties, and have demonstrated outstanding commitment to providing the high-quality, compassionate and personalize […]
  • Clarke County Hospital community events April 17, 2019
    Clarke County Hospital is sponsoring two upcoming community events. “Earth Day Fun Day” is a free family event. It will be held on Sunday, April 28, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Q-Pond Park in Osceola. There will be games, prizes and an easy obstacle course for young, school-age children. Children who complete the obstacle course will receive an Earth Day Fun […]
  • Have a tough discussion this National Healthcare Decisions Day April 17, 2019
    DES MOINES – In hospice care, the discussions of end-of-life treatment often come too-little-too-late for many families, causing confusion, frustration, and as if they were cheated out of time with their loved one. But that doesn’t have to be the case. In light of National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16), EveryStep urges families to take the often diffic […]
  • Clarke County audit April 17, 2019
    Hunt & Associates, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, Friday released an audit report on Clarke County, Iowa. The County had local tax revenue of $17,672,444 for the year ended June 30, 2018, which included $1,561,070 in tax credits and replacements from the state and $229,518 in gaming tax. The County forwarded $12,366,181 of the local tax revenue to t […]
  • Tracking rain- because every drop counts April 17, 2019
    Every drop of rain, snow or hail matters to the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS). This non-profit network of volunteers track precipitation in their own back yards. Greg Clark, of Murray, is a member of CoCoRaHS. “I’ve always kind of had an interest in weather. It’s always been exciting,” said Clark. Clark enjoys collecting the […]
  • April Clarke school board meeting April 17, 2019
    The well attended April 11 school board meeting began with public comments, the majority addressing the teacher moral and student behavior/discipline at the elementary school. An hour into the meeting the board began to discuss the issues at the elementary school, asking Superintendent Seid about policies and upcoming plans to address behavioral and moral pr […]
  • Murray fourth graders giving back April 17, 2019
    Jerry Young’s fourth grade class participated in Martin Luther King Jr.’s A Day of Service. The students read about the Day of Service and then came up with an action plan as to how they could serve. They had to brainstorm ideas, set realistic goals, form teams, do research and then develope a plan with concrete steps laying out how they would accomplish the […]
  • Drivers wanted April 10, 2019
    A number of parents from St. Malachy School were forced to scramble in an effort to find rides for their children after a Southern Iowa Trolley bus route from Greenfield to Creston was suspended in February. "It all started because the driver that was doing the Greenfield to St. Malachy [route], he had put in his notice to quit," said Leesa Lester, […]
  • Osceola City Council National Library Week Proclamation April 10, 2019
    WHEREAS, today’s libraries are not just about books but what they do for and with people; WHEREAS, libraries of all types are at the heart of cities, towns, school and campuses; WHEREAS, libraries have long served as trusted and treasured institutions where people of all backgrounds can be together and connect; WHEREAS, libraries and librarians build strong […]

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