CORALVILLE – Osage came to the Iowa state wrestling dual meets with one purpose…to win the Class 2A state title.
The Forest City Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Valentine’s party at the Civic Auditorium on Feb. 11.
The science of Rube Goldberg was brought to life in a weeklong, fun-filled project for 40 fourth grade students of instructors Lori Eekhoff and Renita Kahlstorf of West Hancock Elementary School recently. It was an extension of a five-week classroom instruction unit, “Energizing Everything.”
For Osage students entering the homes of community elders for a school project – an older generation that remembers forgotten wars – their duties are personal. They have relatives who lived through COVID-19. Now they hope to help them survive isolation.
In a Jan. 30 preliminary discussion on the fiscal 2023-24 budget with City Administrator and Clerk Daisy Huffman, Forest City council members heard that, unlike last year, the city’s property tax levy will likely need to be increased.
Lee Vandyke Carter of Thompson plead guilty to “Assault – Causing Serious Injury,” a Class D Felony, stemming from an incident in the Winnebago County Jail on Nov. 5, 2022. Carter was sentenced to five years in prison, and ordered to pay a $1,025.00 fine, plus applicable surcharges, and cour…
The University of Northern Iowa is rolling out the purple carpet to celebrate an upcoming episode of “The College Tour," which is featured on Amazon Prime. Micaiah Krutsinger of Forest City is one of 10 UNI students featured in the episode.
West Hancock Middle School has announced its second-quarter honor rolls.
On Jan. 31, Winnebago and Adventure Wagon announced their collaboration on a limited edition van that combines the renowned craftsmanship and innovation of both companies to create the “ultimate adventure vehicle.”
A McIntire man pleaded not guilty to intimidation with a dangerous weapon in Mitchell County District Court on Tuesday after allegedly firing a long gun outside his residence across from a bar after a fight broke out last December.
The final report recommends enforcing settlement agreements Canadian Pacific made with several Quad-Cities communities, including Davenport and Bettendorf. It also singled out one Davenport crossing.
Nearly two years ago, I requested an investigation by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General into EcoHealth Alliance. It is the shady organization that funneled taxpayer money into China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology to conduct risky research on coronaviruses.
Hancock County supervisors on Jan. 30 proceeded with the next step in preparations for a proposed $2.05 million large-scale concrete paving and drainage project on 220th Street from Hill Avenue to Iowa Avenue. It is just south of Britt and not far from West Hancock High School.
The Winnebago County Conservation Board will be hosting the Thorpe Park Ice-Fishing Contest on Lake Catherine from 10 a.m. until noon on Feb. 18. Thorpe Park is located at 34496 110th Avenue, five miles west of Forest City.
Forest City’s 1917 Central School built for around $85,000 was being stretched in the 1950's. It seems the end of WWII in 1945 brought about a season of "love" and it was showing up on the front steps of our local schools in the 1950's. In 1953, the school added a north addition to the 1917 …
A Minnesota man has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of second-degree sex abuse in Winnebago County District Court on Tuesday.
Longtime music-festival host Heritage Park, the city of Forest City, and communities across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota received welcome news that three days of country music is returning to Forest City Memorial Day weekend.
A Saint Ansgar man was arrested on Friday for allegedly filming a woman undress, tan, and redress at iSun Tan 24/7 in Clear Lake.
Mitchell County has been awarded a Growing Together Mini-Grant, one of 30 counties in Iowa to receive the grant.
Mitchell County Home Health Care nurses and aides have many families. However, everything they do is still colored by the pandemic, and it is impossible to speak on their terms without talking about COVID-19. For patients, they desperately need not only Home Health services, but the human in…
Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School’s 79 seniors are paving the way toward their future, taking advantage of 160 advanced college opportunities.
Stellar Industries, an employee-owned and operated manufacturer of high-quality mechanic trucks and cranes, tire service trucks, hooklifts, roll-off cable hoists, trailers and service truck and van accessories, announced in a press release it is now a 100% employee-owned company.
After roughly two years of updating and construction, Little Angel’s Child Care and Preschool owners Katie and Carl Douglas opened their third location on the northern edge of Forest City in October.
West Hancock had 25 students participate in large group speech competition at Mason City High School last weekend.
In compliance with Chapter 349.18 Code of Iowa, Hancock County has reported that the following wages were paid by the county in the 2022 calendar year: