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Group urges Iowans to ask candidates about climate change
A group of almost 200 Iowa scientists, researchers and educators is urging Iowans to ask the presidential candidates what they’ll do to address problems associated with climate change. “We believe the upcoming Iowa presidential Caucuses provide Iowans with a unique opportunity to bring their questions about need for better climate action into national conversation,” says […]Full Post...
Wire issue causes runways at the Des Moines airport to go dark
Things went dark on the runways of the Des Moines International airport last night around 8:30. Airport operations manager, Andrew Wall, says they were able to figure out the problem. “About a week ago we had a lightening strike here at the airport –which is not uncommon for lightening to strike the airfield — and […]Full Post...
Senator introduces bill to improve telehealth access for veterans
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, a Republican from Red Oak, is the lead sponsor on a bill that would ease some of the restrictions on telemedicine use to help veterans. “Telehealth is one of the VA’s major transformational initiatives to achieve patient-centered affordable and convenient health care for our veterans. My legislation would build on these […]Full Post...
One person dead in fire near Anita in southwest Iowa
One person is dead after a house fire overnight in rural southwest Iowa. Fire fighters were sent to the home north of Anita in Cass County around 12:45 a.m. John Ticer, with the State Fire Marshal’s office, says the cause of the fire appears to be accidental. “At this point, we’re looking at some wiring…malfunctions […]Full Post...
Environmental Protection Commission moves ahead with air emission fees
The Environmental Protection Commission voted Thursday to move ahead with proposed rules to establish air pollutant emission fees to cover the state’s cost of issuing construction and operating permits. The Department of Natural Resources Air Quality Bureau the air quality bureau is funded with fees based on the amount of pollution generated. The Iowa Legislature […]Full Post...
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HERO Board Members Brian Miller, Zack Chizek, & Kay Ross interviewed for HERO Foundation. Other board members include (not pictured): Jeff Pingel, Holly Stroner, Jerry Kloberdanz & Jake Pulis.
Our friends at our local Webster City Hy-Vee getting ready for the Hamilton County Fair Parade!