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The month of November ended with much of northwestern Iowa receiving below normal precipitation and southeastern Iowa observing above average totals. Statewide precipitation was just under two inches, which is slightly above normal for the month. Some improvement in drought conditions occurred in...
The Wolfe Nature Center at Anderson Conservation Area is the home of a new feathered friend.On Nov. 15, the center welcomed Moira, a red phase Eastern Screech Owl. Naturalist Cassandra Alfstad said her name came from a popular television show.“I had a picture of her, and initially I was thinking of...
The Red Oak Park and Tree Board met for its regular meeting on Nov. 10.Park and Tree Board chairman Bill Drey shared an update on the Fountain Square Park stage with the board members.“The concrete portion of the stage project was completed, and park superintendent Adam Van Der Vliet and I also...
Opposition is still being voiced in regards to the proposed Summit Carbon pipeline project.The supervisors received an update from Riley Gibson, representing Turnkey Logistics, at the Nov. 15 meeting. Among the details shared by Gibson was that as of Nov. 9, easement miles acquired had increased to...
Today Governor Kim Reynolds announced the newly created Iowa Entry-Level Driver Training Program to provide more opportunities for interested truck drivers to obtain their commercial driver's license (CDL) in Iowa. “Truck drivers play such a critical role in meeting our supply chain demands-- ‘If...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors will review potential changes to the employee handbook for the county employees.At the regular Board of Supervisors meeting Nov. 22, the supervisor Donna Robinson suggested the possibility of deciding changes through a work session.“That would allow us to...
Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) CEO Chuck Nordyke is excited to welcome Women’s Health Provider Jona Hudson, DNP to the medical team starting December 1st, 2022 “We are very excited to have Jona join our team of Specialty providers here at CRHC”, Nordyke states. “Jona adds to partnership...
A few years ago, John and Deb Blomstedt were thinking about ways to use holiday funds on something other than presents for family members. Deb explained, at Christmas time there was really nothing they needed.“What we wanted, we could go out and buy for ourselves; the same was for our children. We...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today encouraged farmers and landowners who planted cover crops this fall to apply for the Crop Insurance Discount Program by Jan. 13, 2023. Eligible Iowa farmers and landowners can receive a $5 per acre discount on spring crop insurance premiums for cover...
forge plans that will better the city. The group is part of “Community Heart & Soul,” which seeks to help people to shape the future of their communities by actively seeking the collective wisdom of all residents, improving local decision-making, creating a shared sense of belonging, and...

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