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Floyd, Chickasaw & Butler Counties Declared Disaster Areas

Charles City, Iowa – Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds have declared Floyd County, along with Butler and Chickasaw counties as disaster areas after the recent flooding. Representative Todd Prichard released details about the declaration. Prichard said the proclamation will free up some funding to assist with flood response and recovery efforts. […]

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Due to low commodity prices, Iowa farmland values fall almost 9%

Des Moines, Iowa – RadioIowa – A survey from the Iowa Realtors Land Institute shows farmland values dropped almost nine-percent from a year ago. Iowa’s average farmland value is now just under 65-hundred dollars an acre. In September of 2013, the average acre was worth 87-hundred-50 dollars. Kyle Hansen, at Hertz Real Estate Services in […]

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Big Celebration Coming Up For Lawler’s Homeland Energy Solutions

Lawler, Iowa – Homeland Energy Solutions in Lawler will celebrate its billionth gallon of ethanol produced locally. Kevin Howes, Homeland Energy Solutions plant manager, talks about what Homeland Energy is all about. Homeland Energy Solutions has recently reached a milestone with the production of its 1 billionth gallon of ethanol in seven years. Howes comments […]

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Iowa BIG Program Taking Shape For Charles City, RRMR & New Hampton Schools

Charles City, Iowa – Iowa BIG North, a new initiative uniting businesses and students, is beginning to take shape for Charles City, Osage, Rudd-Rockford, Marble Rock and New Hampton school districts. The concept is a successful venture from Eastern Iowa where two school districts including Cedar Rapids Community School and College Community School District formed […]