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    Sir, I read in your paper of today, the 31st instant, a letter from Ms. Linda Born of Clear Lake, who would have the City improve the band festival parade by the more prominent recognition of military veterans. I am grateful for her letter, as it affords me the opportunity to dissent.

      No amount of "higher learning" in colleges or minds of men will solve the problems of our world which each day become more filled with hatred for one another. Only the love of Christ who sacrificed Himself through His life, death and resurrection can pull us from this abyss of horrendous sin…

        Another great North Iowa Band Festival parade is in the books, I have just one concern or suggestion to be offered. I think all Veterans - American Legion, Vietnam Veterans, and Marine Corp League - should be in a place of honor at the start of the parade instead of mixed in following cars, …

          What's with the fixation on drones and the desire to regulate in Britt? You'd think they were falling out of sky comparable to the German bombing of London in WW2, all the while putting a live feed on Facebook from your bedroom window. You want to do something in the name of safety? Let's st…

            The North Iowa Farmers Market started its summer market season on May 19, despite the rainy weather. Vendor expectations were cautiously optimistic about the day, and rightfully so. The opening market is usually slow, a lot of produce isn't in season yet and the market moved this year from t…

            Chief Meteorologist Matt Holiner has the day off. He will return with his video updates soon. In the meantime, you can get the latest forecast on our weather page.

            An Iowa man is dead after the car he was driving crash through the front window of a local home Saturday morning. KCCI in Des Moines says the Iowa State Patrol responded to the crash east of Webster City. The patrol says 32-year-old Jory Lanken, of Kamrar, ran past a stop sign, entered a ditch and went airborne before plowing through the window. The car, a 2006 Pontiac G6, came to a rest in the living room. No one was home at the time. Authorities say Lanken was trapped in the car and pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.


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            With Iowa Republican leaders likely to restrict access to abortion in the state following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade this past month, a potential legal battle over access to abortion pills is brewing.

            DES MOINES — Iowans who want to use the state website for job search information remain unable to do so, as the website remained down Friday, as it has been all week.

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