Nick Wallace of 99 Counties describes himself as a free market guy. He views money as a form of energy, government as ineffectual at best, and when it comes to agriculture, corporate greed rules the day.
Until only a few years ago, Glenda Ross was uncomfortable describing herself as an artist. She is a potter. On the farm, she grew up in a world where everything must have a purpose, and pottery allowed her to combine utility with fine art.
For Chef Bradley Ringhofer, food is life. Not only is it his profession, it is a basic human need necessary for survival. But survival is not enough. There must also be Thanksgiving dinner.
When Leo Chisholm opened his mailbox earlier this year, he found an envelope he believed was junk mail. But what was inside surprised him.
On Nov. 8, voters headed to the polls and chose to keep the Mitchell County Board of Supervisors a five-person board. Public Measure A had asked whether the board should be decreased to three seats. The final tally of 4,103 votes was 1,605 for Public Measure A and 2,498 against it.
An Orchard woman is facing up to 40 years in prison after being accused of stealing more than $21,000 from her Charles City employer over the past 10 years.
For the upcoming election, Mitchell County residents will have two candidates to choose from to fill the position of Mitchell County Supervisor vacated by Steve Smolik in District 3. Sydney Hartogh (R) will be running against Russell Goodale (I).
When Leo Chisholm opened his mailbox earlier this year, he found an envelope he believed was junk mail. But, what was inside surprised him.
Osage football took on Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, defeating the Cowboys 49-15 Friday night. Green Devils advance to the Class 2A Second Round game next week.
For the upcoming election, Mitchell County residents will have four candidates to choose from to fill two seats on the Mitchell County Board of Supervisors. Incumbent Todd Frein (D) and David Stauffer (R) are competing in District 1. Sydney Hartogh (R) and Russell Goodale (I) are competing f…
For the upcoming election, Mitchell County residents will have two candidates to choose from to fill the position of Mitchell County Treasurer, with incumbent Shannon D. Paulus (D) and Karen Hahn-Brown (R) both on the ballot.
The Osage Green Devils hosted New Hampton volleyball, sweeping the Chickasaws 3-0 Wednesday night during the Class 3A Region 5 semifinals in Osage.
Battling a shortage of teachers, Osage and Riceville Superintendent Barb Schwamman has called in the cavalry.
West Hancock football hosted St. Ansgar in Britt on Friday, defeating the Saints 32-0.
Brock Waters has had a busy first few weeks on the job. Beginning Sept. 6, he began service as Osage City Administrator and Public Works Director, taking over the position from 27-year veteran Jerry Dunlay.
The Osage Green Devils took on New Hampton football at a home game Friday night, beating the Chickasaws 21-8.
Loren Stene is an artist. It just took him awhile to realize it.
Diane Emerson’s one-in-a-million heart just saved her life. She hopes it can save the lives of others.
Emerald ash borer (EAB) has been discovered in Mitchell County for the first time. Since its original detection in 2010, the invasive, ash tree-killing insect from Asia has now been confirmed in all but six of Iowa’s 99 counties.
One of the programs this fall at the Cedar River Complex in Osage, Iowa is called Growing with Graham.
The message was clear and simple. The ownership was placed fully on one individual.
A North Iowa woman has been identified as the deceased person found in rural Worth County on Friday.
Game of the year?
For Denny Johnson, volunteerism is second nature. During his career and in the community, he has weathered literal storms to bring both propane and puppet shows to those in need.
A Mitchell County man arrested on felony murder charges in connection with the disappearance of Mason City resident Angela Bradbury has pleaded not guilty.