On Thursday, Republicans on a committee in the Iowa House conducted a vote that may result in wage cuts for some who received minimum wage hikes over the state wage floor of $7.25 per hour in Linn,
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, is encouraging Iowans to join local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs now to have access to fresh, locally grown produce throughout the growing season. “CSAs are a great opportunity to partner
Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City has scheduled their next Lunch Connection to help area residents understand a common treatment choice. Their presentation, “Choose Wisely: Antibiotic or Not?,” will be held on Thursday, March 12 at
The South Central Calhoun Community School District posted photos of empty lunch tables on their Facebook page yesterday, reporting they are experiencing an unusually high number of illness-related absences. They say that nearly 30 percent of high
After Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, made disapproving remarks about President Donald Trump’s comments on a federal appeals court deliberating his travel ban, Senator Chuck Grassley says it is a good indication Gorsuch is the right nominee.
Senator Chuck Grassley met with President Donald Trump’s Secretary of Agriculture nominee, former Gov. Sonny Perdue, and says they had a good discussion on agriculture and the industry as a whole. “It’s no secret that I like
Iowa Secretary of State, Paul Pate’s Election Integrity Act was introduced to the Iowa Legislature on Wednesday, and is now available for online viewing. House Study Bill 93 is a comprehensive package, which Pate says calls for
The Storm Lake Police Department is continuing to investigate a school shooting threat after an eighth-grade student was arrested and charged with threats of terrorism, a class D felony. Storm Lake Police Chief, Mark Prosser, said in
Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has partnered with AARP to create a Disrupt Aging Innovation Concept Challenge in connection with Celebrate Innovation Week 8 (CiWeek 8). Contestants will have the chance to win up to $1,000
Landus Cooperative is giving area growers the opportunity to see plot results from the past four growing seasons tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Carrollton Inn. Registration for the 10 a.m. meeting will open at 9:30 a.m.