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New Cards A-Comin’

State officials say Iowa seniors need to wait for the card in the mail. That’s because new Medicare cards are being mailed out with new identication numbers that are unique to each person. The

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Prison Growth….in the Garden

A children’s garden at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women at Mitchellville is nearing completion thanks to the efforts of students from Iowa State University. Julie Stevens, an I-S-U

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Hot, Hot, Hot

The poor thermometer might soon be popping its top just like in a Bugs Bunny carton. Marshalltown reached an official high of 100 yesterday to go along with records set elsewhere in Iowa. The

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New Medicare Cards Coming

State officials say Iowa seniors need to wait for the card in the mail. That’s because new Medicare cards are being mailed out with new identication numbers that are unique to each person. The

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Old Glory

Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 28, in honor of Memorial Day. Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building

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Holiday Weekend Weather

A few severe thunderstorms rumbled through Central Iowa last night. A wind gust of 63 miles-per-hour was reported in Ames. The storm blew over a power pole on Highway 69 south of Ames, closing the

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Day Care Embezzlement

A state audit indicates the former director of a day care center in Tama used the center’s credit card to buy things like tanning lotion, alcohol, cigarettes, an ash tray and THREE copies of

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Clemons Receives $$$

The city of Clemons is among six in the state to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve its  waste water system. The city of 148 is receiving a $75,000 grant and

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Visitors From Asia

A trade team from the Asia Pacific Rim is in Central Iowa this week, including stops in Grinnell and Lynnville. Iowa Corn Board Promotion Director Roger Zylstra, who farms near Lynnville, is the

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Green Mountain Sewer Update

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors is continuing to pave the way for a new sewer system in Green Mountain. With some of the tracts of land less than one acre in size, the DNR won’t allow

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