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NIACC easy registration continues thru Fri

MASON CITY, IA – Schools are starting all across north Iowa and maybe you’ve thought of going back to school yourself but just don’t know where, or how to start. Terri Ewers is Vice president of Student Affairs at NIACC and says that you’re not alone, and non traditional students are one of the the

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Hawkeyes to offer student tickets to public

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says the Hawkeyes will make any unsold student football tickets available to the general public as well on Aug. 1. The move comes on the heels of a drop in student tickets sales, which plummeted from 10,000 just two years ago to roughly 7,300 in

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Justice

Polk Co Upholds ban on “webcam” abortions

DES MOINES, IA – Polk County District Court Judge Jeffrey Farrell has upheld the Iowa Board of Medicine’s ban on “webcam” abortions as dangerous to women’s health. Thomas More Society had contributed to this victory by testifying and advocating against webcam abortions in 2010 and again in 2013 before the Iowa Board of Medicine. Additionally,

Politics

US House of Rep Seal

Braley Calls for an End to Big Oil Tax Breaks

  Washington, D.C. – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) announced his support for the Ending Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act—which would end tax breaks for the largest oil companies, saving taxpayers roughly $40 billion over the next five years. “Some of the most profitable corporations in history don’t need additional handouts from taxpayers,” Braley said. “The future of

Obituaries

Funeral Announcement

Paul Usher, 90, Cedar Rapids

Paul Usher age 90 of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Nashua died Monday, August 11, 2014, at the Woodlands Nursing Facility in Cedar Rapids. Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua followed by a time of fellowship at the Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua. 641-435-4134

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Floyd Co BOS

Floyd Co BOS Workshop update 

Charles City, IA – The Floyd Co Board of Supervisors held a workshop meeting Mon morning and discussed several items in detail. Supervisor Roy Schwicherath commented on the updated Home Base Iowa proposal that was presented by Tim Fox: There was also a lengthy insurance presentation by Holmes and Murphy, as the Board reviews their

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NIACC targeting Non-traditional Students

MASON CITY, IA -If you’ve ever thought about furthering your education but thought you’d never be able to fit it into your schedule, or your budget, then think again. Terri Ewers is the Vice President of student affairs at NIACC, and says they are currently focusing on “non-traditional” students, and NOW is the time to

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