Iowa State News
City of Newton asked to take over operation of Memorial Park Cemetery
The Iowa Insurance Commission is asking the city of Newton to take over the Memorial Park Cemetery over concerns about its operation. The Iowa Insurance Division has filed a “petition for appointment of receivership” in Jasper County District Court requesting that the city temporarily assume management and operation of the cemetery. But city administrator, Bob […]Full Post...
Corwith Wesley LuVerne students attend final day of classes
Today is the final day for Corwith Wesley LuVerne Middle School and High School. The Corwith Wesley District will soon dissolve and LuVerne will begin a sharing agreement with Algona this fall. The past several weeks have been hard for CWL students and alumni, as the last senior class graduated May 17th. Esden Carroll was […]Full Post...
Governor extends bird flu emergency declaration through June
The governor has extended the statewide disaster emergency he issued following the outbreak of avian flu. Governor Terrry Branstad declared the emergency on May 1st and it was set to expire at the end of this month, but he has now extended the declaration through the month of June. The number of facilities hit by the […]Full Post...
Iowa renewable fuels leaders disappointed in new EPA use proposal
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) proposals for upcoming years and while the levels of ethanol and biodiesel that would be blended into the nation’s fuel supply would increase, ag leaders in Iowa say they’re disappointed and concerned. Monte Shaw, executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, says the […]Full Post...
Top high school singers, actors and dancers compete
Some of Iowa’s most promising singers, actors and dancers will be onstage in Des Moines next week both to perform and to collect accolades for their efforts. The Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase will recognize more than 400 students from 30 Iowa schools. Eric Olmscheid, director of programming and education at Des Moines […]Full Post...
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2015 Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines // 06/11/2015
Yup... That would be our "Woody"
interviewing a sheep at our local
Webster City Hy-Vee!
Look closely! Picture taken on
Memorial Day, May 25th, 2015
during a Severe Thunderstorm
right outside of Webster City. No worries... this is not a tornado.
This is just a peculiar rain coming
down in one spot.
Boys from T&T Line-X did a
great job recording!