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 • Hamilton County 4-H'er-Ama set for Sunday,October 30.

 The Hamilton County 4­H'er­Ama is set for this Sunday afternoon at the Community Church of Kamrar beginning at 2:30. The event celebrates the 4­H program with individual club recognition, presentation of the county awards including the trip to Chicago during Thanksgiving weekend and the installation of the 2016-­17 4­H County Councils. The public is invited to attend this special event.

 • Hamilton County Exposition meeting set for November 10.

 The annual Hamilton County Exposition meeting is scheduled for Thursday,November 10 at 6:30 at the Ed Prince Building on the county fairgrounds. The meeting will review the highlights of the 2016 year and prepare for the 100th annual fair set for July 25 to 30,2017. Reservations for the annual meeting must be made before November 2 by calling the fair office at 515-832-1443.

 • September unemployment rate for Hamilton County down slightly.

 Hamilton County saw a drop in its unemployment rate for September. The Iowa Workforce Development office reported Wednesday the rate was at 3.7 percent down from the August rate of 4 percent. There were 7,120 people employed across Hamilton County while 270 people were unemployed. The September unemployment rates for surrounding counties included Boone County at 2.9 percent, Franklin County at 3.3 percent, Hardin County at 3.9 percent, Story County at 2.5 percent, Webster County at 3.8 percent and Wright County at 4 percent.

 • Jewell man still missing after two weeks.
 • Hamilton County Conservation Board to meet Thursday at Little Wall Lake Park.




Iowa State News




    Pumpkin patches see ample supply thanks to good growing conditions
    Timely rains and a warm September helped produce a plentiful pumpkin crop in Iowa this year. Today¬† is recognized as National Pumpkin Day. Pumpkin production in Iowa has nearly tripled in the last three decades to over 900 acres, according to the state agriculture department. Geralyn Hoefling and her husband, Al, started a pumpkin patch […]
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    Court ruling leads Des Moines church to drop Civil Rights Commission lawsuit
    The Fort Des Moines Church of Christ is dropping its lawsuit against the Iowa Civil Rights Commission over its advice about transgender bathroom policies after a federal district court judge’s ruling last week sided with the church. The Iowa Civil Rights Commission published a brochure that said there is no “bona fide religious exemption” that […]
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    The Hot Sardines bring their jazz act to Iowa (audio)
    A New York-based band playing jazz from the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s is making two Iowa stops this weekend on its latest national tour. Backed by a piano, a stand-up bass, a full horn section and a percussion section that includes a tap dancer, Elizabeth Bougerol is the lead singer for The Hot Sardines. “It’s […]
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    Surging William Penn back in playoff hunt
    William Penn’s offense is growing up and the Statesmen take a five game winning streak on the road to 22nd ranked Benedictine of Kansas this weekend in Heart of America Conference action. Coach Todd Hafner had to replace nearly every starter on his triple option offense from last season and that unit sputtered in an […]
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    Wet soybeans slow harvest in northwest Iowa
    Farmers took advantage of some dry days to get more of the harvest completed, but the earlier wet conditions are still causing some issues. The grain manager of the Farmers Cooperative Society in Sioux Center, Calvin Diehl, says the beans that remain in the field need more dry days. “We’re about 70 percent done with […]
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