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Fall harvest work on October 12 near Duncombe.

 • UDMO office to move.

 Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. would like to announce that after careful thought and consideration the Hamilton County UDMO Outreach office will be moving their office from the All Cultures Equal building to the Webster City downtown location.  The UDMO Outreach office will be closed on Friday, November 21st, 2014 to move to their new location at 711 Seneca St. in Webster City.  The UDMO Outreach office will resume regular business on Monday, November 24, 2014.  The Outreach office will continue to be open Monday through Friday from 8AM to 4PM (closed for lunch from 12:30PM to 1PM) at its new location. 


UDMO will continue to offer the same services that they have been offering.  The Food Pantry will continue to be opened Monday through Thursday’s from 9AM to noon.  UDMO feels that being centrally located will give individuals and families better access to the services that they provide.  If you have questions about our new location or the services we offer please feel free to contact UDMO at 515-832-6451.       

 • Hamilton County 4-h'er-Ama set for this Sunday.

 The annual Hamilton County 4-H'er-Ama is this Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the Community Church of Kamrar. 4-H members from across the county and their clubs will be recognized for their service with awards and certificates. The highlight of the day is the announcement of the Chicago awards trip set for Thanksgiving weekend. The event is open to everyone.

 • Fort Dodge IRS office to close.

The Internal Revenue Service  on Wednesday announced it is closing the Fort Dodge, Iowa office located at 1728 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge. The office will close on November 30, 2014. The last day taxpayers can receive service will be Monday, November 3. The office closure is part of a nationwide cost cutting effort that allows the IRS to release more expensive, leased space in favor of underutilized vacant space. All impacted employees will be relocated following the closure. IRS spokesperson Christopher Miller said the IRS  continues to look for ways to maximize efficient use of IRS space and contain increasing rent costs. The closing of the Fort Dodge office supports that effort. The IRS reminds taxpayers that they can often get needed tax information or resolve a tax problem without having to call or visit an IRS office. The IRS website, IRS.gov, provides many of the same services available at a Taxpayer Assistance Center including the ability to get  copies of transcripts,check on the status of a refund or get answers to common tax law questions. IRS offices in Des Moines, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Sioux City and Davenport will continue to remain open.

 • Ernst to campaign in Webster City on October 30.
 • Godwin facing a five year sentence for Operating While Intoxicated charge.



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Today...Mostly cloudy until late afternoon then becoming mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning. High in the lower 70s. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Iowa State News


    King, Mowrer engage in feisty debate
    The two major party candidates in Iowa’s fourth congressional district engaged in a bit of verbal combat tonight during a televised debate held at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. Democrat Jim Mowrer of Boone criticized Congressman Steve King of Kiron for suggesting the American soldiers being sent into west Africa to deal with the […]
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    Former Clinton man given prison time for bank robbery
    A former Clinton man has been sentenced to prison for robbing a bank last year. Police said 22-year-old Shane Hoiland entered the Lyon’s branch of the Clinton National Bank on February 25, 2013 and handed a teller a note demanding money. He left with cash that the teller placed in a paper bag. Hoiland was […]
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    High School football playoff pairings will use a new format this year
    The pairings for the upcoming high school football playoffs will have a much different look this season. Gone is the format from the past few years where the entire bracket is released for all six classes and instead the pairings will be put together after each round. Todd Tharp of the Iowa High School Athletic […]
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    Davenport approves a coyote hunting ordinance
    Residents of one of eastern Iowa’s largest cities may soon have fewer coyotes to torment them. Davenport aldermen have unanimously approved an ordinance allowing people who live on at least 10 acres of land inside city limits to hunt coyotes on their property. They can use either bows or shotguns. Residents say more and more […]
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    Regents’ discussion of tuition increase turns to talk of another freeze
    The Board of Regents held a discussion today on a proposed tuition increase at the three state schools. That discussion quickly turned to a proposal for another tuition freeze. Regent Larry McKibben of Marshalltown says he is concerned about figures showing Iowa college students graduating with the sixth highest debt load in the country. “I’m […]
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