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Renting vs. buying textbooks

It’s time to sell those college textbooks back and when some students go to the counter expecting some cash, they might be a little disappoi…

CELL PHONES

Balancing technology and family

“It’s hard to get them off of it sometimes. They’re always texting or snap chatting their friends,” said Mike Cotton.

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Safe routes for area students

As a way to get kids the exercise they need each day, one school district is looking to make changes in the way kids get to school.

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Business owners prepare for disaster

Franklin County Emergency Management is holding a class to teach business owners how to be prepared in case of any kind of emergency situati…

houses for sale

Homes looking for new life

We’re no strangers to flooding in north Iowa or southern Minnesota. Over the years, there have been several springs with rising waters. In 2…

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Golden Apple: Duane Wiedenheft

Congratulations to Mr. Duane Wiedenheft. He is our final Golden Apple award winner for the school year!

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Anti-Bullying bill update

Iowa Legislators are working over a week beyond the 100 day session to finalize the few remaining bills. And with such a short timeline, we’…

Sexual Assault on college campus

Not alone

The campaign is called “Not Alone” and it has some recommendations for universities to keep students safe.

Ticks

Preventing ticks

They’re creepy crawlers that can spread very serious diseases.

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Rain delay on the fields

Corn fields, that is. Now is the time when farmers in our area are supposed to be heading to their fields to start planting, but for most of…

FOR SALE

What to know this house hunting season

It may not feel like it outside but spring has sprung and so have house buyers and sellers. We did some research to protect both buyers and …

Special Report: Sex Education

Special Report: Sex education

KIMT NEWS 3 – Shannon Keller from Cedar Rapids and her 10 year old daughter Brynn, have a pretty close mother- daughter relationship. And th…

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Healthcare reform post-deadline

We’ve passed the deadline for signing up for the Affordable Care Act, but how has it effected those in our area.