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Monday, April 20, 2015 - 8:37am
Rockwell City – Vernon D. “Smiley” Williamson 79, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 17, 2015 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Fr. Brian...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 10:01am
Jerry C Martens, 75, of Churdan, passed away quietly at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines on March 20, 2015 with his wife and daughters at his side.   A memorial gathering will be held at Hyde Park on April 25, from 2:00PM to 5:00PM (1 mile...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:14am
Iowa falls right in the middle of the road when it comes to assessing the existence of climate change and its impact, according to a new interactive tool released by the Yale Climate Project. The tool, a map that shows how people answered a series...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:11am
The American Red Cross has shifted some of its efforts in the wake of recent disasters – and concerns about how the agency is spending its money – a representative said Friday morning. Bob Bartling, a disaster program manager with the...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:09am
Opposition to a proposed oil pipeline, which would pass through Calhoun County as it crossed Iowa, is gaining momentum, one critic said April 6. Former state legislator Ed Fallon, who is walking a route along the proposed pipeline’s path,...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:06am
The roots of the foster grandparent program, a collaboration between Shady Oaks Care Center and South Central Calhoun Elementary School, go back several decades. SCC elementary is the third school to be involved in the program, which pairs third-...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:04am
A measure that would have increased the fees restaurants and other food providers pay for inspections didn’t make it through the first winnowing of bills, referred to as the funnel, this year. Health department officials across the state are...
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