Sac County Archives

DMACC Announces First Ever Valedictorian Scholarship

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) has announced the winner of their first Valedictorian Scholarship. The winner, Aubrey Schmitt of West Burlington High School, will be attending classes at the DMACC Boone Campus this fall and will

ISU Test Results Show Six-Year Snapshot of Egg Safety

Iowa State University has released results from six years of environmental testing for Salmonella enteritidis bacterium in egg facilities. Researchers say that positive test results have dramatically decreased over that time, showing that the likelihood of a

Sac City Farmer Is ISA Experience Participant

LaVerne Arndt of Sac City is joining nine other farmers from across Iowa in deepening their knowledge of the soybean industry as Iowa Soybean Association Experience participants. The farmers will participate in a four-part professional development program

ISU Selected As Peace Corps Training Site

The Peace Corps Program has selected Iowa State University as a training site to help students prepare for service in other countries. The program, which is offered at 50 universities and colleges throughout the United States, is

Wind Energy Supporting Record Number Of Jobs

The American Wind Energy Association announced earlier this week that American wind power has supported a record 88,000 jobs at the beginning of this year. This is an increase of 20 percent in one year. Late in

Tax Freedom Day Comes Earlier For Iowans

Tax payers got a few-days’ reprieve this year with the deadline being extended to midnight on Monday, April 18. Once they reach that milestone, they can look forward to another on Sunday, April 24, as Tax Freedom

Scamming Incidents On The Rise In Our Area

Local law enforcement is working together to assist area residents in dealing with scams being perpetrated in our area. Carroll Police Chief, Brad Burke, says his department has fielded two complaints this week and Carroll County Sheriff,

Mumps Diagnosed In Shelby County

Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan has confirmed that a case of mumps has been diagnosed in Shelby County this week. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the symptoms of mumps can take from 12