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Huckabee blasts TPP, warns US growing vulnerable due to manufacturing losses
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says trade deals like the Trans Pacific Partnership are shipping too many manufacturing jobs to foreign countries and endangering this country’s ability to defend itself. “I feel like a voice in the wilderness among the Republicans because everybody just sort of lines up with the Wall Street crowd,” Huckabee says. […]Full Post...
Wayland woman reaches plea deal on bank embezzlement charge
A southeast Iowa woman has admitted to embezzling thousands of dollars while overseeing the payroll of several banks. Fifty-year-old Heidi Wagler from Wayland pled guilty to one count of embezzlement by a bank officer in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Wagler admitted in a plea agreement that she took nearly $865,000 while she was an […]Full Post...
Science Center hopes exhibit will start dialogue about diversity
An exhibit that aims to inspire community dialogue about diversity and inclusion is opening this weekend at the Science Center of Iowa. Emilee Richardson, spokeswoman for the Des Moines facility, says the exhibit called, “Race: Are We So Different?,” is a highly-personal, thought-provoking collection that’s intended to spark conversation in the community regarding cultural, racial […]Full Post...
Charles City group raises funds to build homes in Haiti
A group from Charles City is raising money for a mission trip to Haiti. Gloria Carr is one of the 27 people heading to the country’s capital of Port-au-Prince in January with plans to construct 10 “homes” out of metal grain bins for an orphanage. “Seven of those homes will be used for classrooms in […]Full Post...
Iowa City shop owner admits to illegally selling synthetic marijuana
A man who owned a head shop in Iowa City has admitted to illegally selling synthetic marijuana. Thirty-seven-year-old Robert Sharp pled guilty to conspiring to manufacture and distribute a synthetic drug. Sharp admitted in his plea deal that he ordered bulk materials to make the synthetic marijuana and then packaged it and sold it under […]Full Post...
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Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine and Food Expo // 11/12/2015
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!