Forest City Council heard about a new housing project.
Forest City launched its holiday shopping on Nov. 20 with extended store hours and a Holiday Hop event with free wine tasting.
Staff of Heritage Park in Forest City worked extra hard to get this year’s sixth annual Holiday Tour of Lights display ready for its 2021 premiere night on Nov. 26. Workers completed the finishing touches on Nov. 24 and tested all the lights and displays.
The holiday show, "Ultimate Tribute," will be performed by David K as Roy Orbison at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11. It will be held at Diamond Jo Casino's event center located east of Lake Mills, just off Interstate 35.
Edward Jones in Forest City is collecting items to include in soldier care packages once again this holiday season.
From the Office of the Winnebago County Attorney:
Any time of the year and especially in the cool days of fall, people may notice some strange tumor-like growths on some leaves, twigs, or flower stems as they walk around their yards or stroll through a park.
Despite a pandemic, Forest City local Allyson Wilson, with the help of her husband, Brett Wilson, fought to fulfill her dream of opening up a gym.
Sixty players from all 16 area teams are represented on the Globe Gazette's 2021 All-Area Football Team.
The City of Forest City is promoting from within its ranks to fill the void when longtime street and sanitation superintendent Mike O'Rourke retires early next year.
Julie Sorenson of Winnebago County Public Health provided a COVID-19 update to supervisors on Nov. 16, reporting a 14.2 percent positive test rate in the prior 14 days and 16 percent (with 56 positive cases) in the previous seven days.
After receiving no written comments or oral feedback in a public hearing, the Forest City council on Nov. 15 approved a $1.12 million sewer revenue loan with the Iowa Finance Authority.
A Winnebago County District Court judge denied a Buffalo Center nursing home a new trial in the death of a woman in its care in 2017.
Lichtsinn RV in Forest City has promoted Jordan Weiland to senior lead in its RV Finishing and Quality Control Department.
Heroic actions of Forest City EMS workers on Jan. 1, 2019, helped save lives.
The officer found himself facing down a man with a gun taped to his hand.
The weather was cold and blustery on Nov. 13, transitioning between rain and snow. However, the food and company inside the Forest City fire hall was warm and aplenty for the 30th annual soup supper that is a community staple.
Forest City senior Shae Dillavou always knew she wanted to play basketball at the next level after high school.
Six area teams had winning records, two were conference champs and Osage qualified for state again. The Globe Gazette's 2021 All-Area volleyball team is here.
Transitions from this to that, here to there, around an unknown corner …
Forest City's 2021 Christmas celebration will be held between noon and 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 11 in downtown Forest City.
In the early 1920s, Forest City natives banded together to memorialize a local forest area later named Pilot Knob State Park.
The Forest City Immanuel Lutheran Church's 26th annual community Thanksgiving Day buffet will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 25.
The Forest City Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the local holiday shopping season with a free downtown wine testing event from 2-5 p.m. on Nov. 20.
When Winnebago County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Karla Weiss announced results of the Nov. 2 write-in elections on Nov. 3, a race for a Rake city council seat was declared to have no clear winner.