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Farmland Leasing Meeting Wed Night July 30

  The Farmland leasing meeting will be held tonight at 6 pm at the Borlaug Center in Nashua. Leslie Milius with Floyd Co Extension and Outreach has details on this informational program: The registration fee is $20 per person. To register for the farmland leasing program tonight, contact the Extension Office located on Main St

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Floyd County Board of Supervisors Workshop Update

  The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Supv Schwickerath, Chair, (via telephone), Supv Kamm,Vice Chair, and Supv Kuhn. Lisa Anderson, PIPAC representative, and Mark Melrose, Melrose Insurance representative, presented a Wellmark health insurance report for the quarter ending June 30,

Learn to minimize mosquitos

Aug 1st from  1:00 PM - 1:45 PM, come out to the Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach, on Federal Ave., in Mason City for a fun and informative Lunch and Learn Late summer is prime time for mosquitoes and the time of year when West Nile usually peaks. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from

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Co BOS Training Matrix Review

  The Floyd Supervisors heard from the Co Safety Coordinator and Zoning Administrator, Lori Simpson at their Workshop Meeting on Monday. Simpson outlines her reason for attending the meeting: Simpson will meet with the Board at least annually to review the matrix and inform them of any employee(s) who have not completed mandatory training.

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Nashua Plainfield Ag Teacher Attends Development Institute

Ronald Zelle agriculture education instructor at Nashua Plainfield Schools recently attended an 8-day professional development institute at Miami Valley Career Technology Center in Clayton Ohio to teach the Natural Resources and Ecology section of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE).   CASE is an instructional system that is changing the culture of agriculture programs

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Corvette Car Show coming to C City

Corvette Car Show coming to Central Park 7-25-14 Listen up Corvette Fans….Car enthusiast Craig Hamm is planning  a Corvette Car Show for Central Park in August. Hamm is a member of the local car club, which regularly holds car shows, but says this is a first as far as he knows: The Corvette Car Show

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Tyson Foods closing 3 plants in Iowa, NY, NM

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it’s closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company’s product needs have changed. Tyson, the biggest U.S. meat processor, announced Friday the planned closures of the plants in Cherokee, Iowa; Buffalo, New York; and Santa Teresa, New Mexico. The

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Iowa mother pleads guilty to drug charges

WEST UNION, Iowa (AP) — The mother of one of two slain Iowa cousins has pleaded guilty to drug charges. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1mNk5Sa ) Misty Cook-Morrissey pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of delivery of methamphetamine in Fayette County District Court. She was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Authorities say she

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Former Waterloo counselor admits billings fraud

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A 46-year-old Waterloo man has pleaded guilty to submitting fraudulent bills for his counseling services. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1jZaP2r ) that Anthony Thomas entered his plea Thursday. He admitted in Black Hawk County District Court that he submitted more than $2,400 in fraudulent bills to Magellan Behavior Health through

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