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Former Police Chief fights back

NASHUA, Iowa - Folks packed Nashua City Hall Monday night to voice their opinions on whether or not Ernie Willsher should be reinstated as police chief after his demotion to officer earlier this month. 417 more words


Pool business picking up

MANLY, Iowa – Just in time for RAGBRAI, comes the hot, humid weather. One sure-fire way to cool off though, is to jump in the swimming pool. 130 more words


SOL14: Digging into History

Tuesday is the day to share a “Slice of Life” with Two Writing Teachers. Check out the writers, readers and teachers here. 

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Secret to Long Life is...Iowa?

NEWTON, Iowa — Let’s call it a surprise party, because turning 100 never looked so — easy.

“I feel pretty good!” smiled Dorothy Pickett who celebrated her 100th birthday in Newton, Monday. 260 more words


A Mix of Everything on RAGBRAI

EMMETSBURG, Iowa — Tuesday was a long, hot day two of RAGBRAI.

Riders sweated a 41-mile route from Okoboji to Emmetsburg.

Among the riders were Channel 13’s Stephanie Moore and photojournalist Mike Borland. 121 more words


From Farm to Table: An Iowa Chef's Dream

DES MOINES, Iowa — Chef Katie Porter is always laughing because she’s doing what she loves. “I went to Southwest Missouri State to be a dietician,” she explains, “my second semester I took a food prep class and a chemistry class and I thought, to heck with the chemistry – I just want to go cook!” 571 more words


Beating the heat

MASON CITY, Iowa - Last year it was around 60 degrees around this time, now we’re looking at temps in the 90′s.

Jodi Willemsen, Cerro Gordo County Public Health, they’re hoping you’ll take some advice if you’re going to be out in it. 74 more words