From 5:30-7:30 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 26, there will be a career expo at the St. Ansgar School. This informative event is being sponsored by the St. Ansgar Economic Development Commission, L. R. Falk Construction and OmniTel Communications. Here you will be able to learn more about career opportunities in healthcare, advanced manufacturing, agriculture, construction and bioscience fields.

There will be 30 minute breakout sessions to learn more about the following:

STEM Careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Entrepreneurial/Business, Healthcare, Diesel and Automotive Programs and Registered Apprenticeships.

Check out the Hawkeye Construction Simulation Trailer.

Experience what it feels like to operate an excavator or see how well you do on a forklift and other pieces of welding or construction equipment during this unique, no cost opportunity. Operate the controls in a safe, fun environment. Learn the controls, gauges and equipment systems for bulldozers, road grader, trax excavator, loader and welding.

For additional information, contact the Mitchell County Economic Development Commission, 641-732-4790. Learn how to obtain a good paying job without a lot of burdensome college debt, while maintaining a high standard of living right here in Mitchell County. And be sure to thank the three sponsors for making this job fair happen.

Keep in touch. If you have an issue related to the county, do not hesitate to give my cell a call, 641-220-0958 and I will try my best to have the issue resolved in a manner what is best for all concerned.