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Dunkerton overcomes upset bid in 1A quarterfinal
Fifth ranked Dunkerton pulled away from upset minded East Mills in the second half by shooting 63 percent in a 50-38 victory in a class 1A quarterfinal round game. Dunkerton coach Brian Brungard told his team they had to work harder in the second half. “We gave up 15 offensive boards, that’s usually not what […]Full Post...
Fire, ice and snow hit Casey’s profits
The brutal winter and a fire are blamed for a dip in profits for Casey’s General Stores. Bill Walljasper, chief financial officer of the Ankeny-based company, spoke about Casey’s third-quarter performance on a conference call this morning. He said the convenience store chain recorded profits of $14.7 million, or 38 cents a share, for the […]Full Post...
Grassley votes for bill dealing with military sexual assaults
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley joined with his colleagues Monday in voting for legislation that would bring some reforms to how the U.S. military prosecutes sexual assault cases. The bill is watered down somewhat from a measure that was rejected by the Senate last week that would have made much more radical changes. Grassley notes, the […]Full Post...
Senators squabble over state regulation of home schoolers
A state senator says a case of apparent child sex abuse in southeast Iowa involving a home schooling family highlights the need to reestablish some kind of oversight of home schoolers. The education reform package that became law last year got rid of the requirement that home schooling parents register with their local school district. […]Full Post...
Clear Lake lands company and 164 new jobs
Clear Lake officials say they’ve landed a regional warehouse and distribution facility proposed by a mystery Fortune 100 company. The $65-million project will encompass the building of a 340,000 square foot warehouse and will bring 164 full-time jobs. Clear Lake city administrator Scott Flory says the hard work of city and county officials has paid […]Full Post...
Latest News Headlines
• Northeast Hamilton School Board to meet Thursday evening.
• Hamilton County Supervisors to hold County Budget hearing on Tuesday morning.
• Convention for Hamilton County Democrats and Republicans held this past weekend.
• Food Bank of Iowa Mobile Pantry comes to Stanhope on March 15.
• Wright County Supervisors to meet Monday morning.