SHERIFF RECAP-SOTVO

Extra patrols out this holiday weekend

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, Clear Lake Police and the Iowa State Patrol are just a few of the agencies stepping up enforcement …

FOLKS IN CHARLES CITY IA

Fun facts on The Fourth

With the Fourth of July upon us, many focus on things like celebrating with friends and family, but what about the history behind why we cel…

OSAGE PARADE

Osage Independence Day Parade

OSAGE, Iowa- The town of Osage drew in a large crowd on Friday for the annual Independence Day parade. This year the town added a new décor …

RAIN AND FARMING-PKG

Rain eases much of Midwest drought

A meteorologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture says near-record-setting rainfall last month has nearly eradicated residual drought f…

FOOD FOR THE GRILL

Food on the fourth

This holiday wouldn’t be complete without some amazing Fourth of July food, but keeping that tasty food safe is something everyone should be…

DRIVERS DRIVING ON I-35

Holiday travel

Many people are driving to and through Iowa and Minnesota for the beginning of this holiday weekend.

WCDA NORTHWOOD, IA

Grant money diverted for now

A local organization is changing how they hand out some of their grant money but it’s not a permanent change.

BILL KENNEDY FROM CLEAR LAKE IA

A gift of giving back

It’s not uncommon to have a hobby, and some of them can be unique.

ROCKWELL POOL

Local pools affected by weather

ROCKWELL, Iowa- The cold weather has not only been affecting local businesses, but also some local outdoor recreation. Several pools either …

Fireworks

The business of fireworks

Fourth of July celebrations are only a couple of days away and cities across the U.S. are working hard and getting ready.

FIREWORK INJURIES

Fireworks safety

The 4th July is a time of celebration and fun for families, but each year hundreds of people are sent to the emergency room with firework-re…