Audubon County Archives

Regional Unemployment Numbers Increase

The seven-county Western Iowa Advantage region saw an across-the-board increase in unemployment rates from May to June of this year, with Sac County seeing the biggest jump. Iowa Workforce Development released a report showing Sac’s numbers increased

First ‘Words For Work Program’ A Huge Success

The first class of the “Words for Work” Certified Nurses Aid course has graduated from their training. The class is offered from Region XII Council of Governments in conjunction with IowaWORKS, Tyson Transition Center, Job Corps and

DMACC Named One Of Best Values In The Nation

Value Colleges.com recently announced its 10th annual list of the top 50 Best Value Community Colleges in the nation for 2016, and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has been named as one of the top 10.

Harkin Supports Kaine As Running Mate

After Friday’s announcement that Virginia Senator Tim Kaine will be her running mate for the November Presidential election, retired Iowa Senator, Tom Harkin said he applauds Hillary Clinton for her selection. Harkin, who served with Kaine, added

Iowa Tuition Grant Increases

Iowa Private College Week is Aug. 1 through Aug. 5, and high school students are being encouraged to find out more about the Iowa Tuition Grant program and their recently announced increase of $310 from the previous