Farm bill passes House of Representatives  and Senate

Farm bill passes in the House

This morning, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the nearly trillion dollar farm bill with a vote of 251 to 166.

Damage on a vehicle due to winter weather

Winter car damage

Sunday’s blizzard is now behind us, but the damage left behind is creating lots of business for local collision centers.

GHV honors Tiffany and Chyann Banta

Remembering two sisters

Colors can be symbolic and Tuesday night there was one in the stands of a local basketball game that represented two young lives, gone too s…

Bad roads because of bad weather

Winter conditions impacting roadways

Officials with the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) says that we still have a good supply of salt and sand for the roads going into t…

HOLT SERVICES

Getting towed out

Local towing services, such as Holt services, were also busy getting those stranded cars, out of local ditches.

Great Lakes Airlines

Major flight changes

John and Pamela McGowan are heading to the golden state, and to get there, they booked a flight at their local airport instead of heading st…

Iowa DOT pulling plows from some roads

The Iowa Department of Transportation is warning against any travel this evening, and even pulling snowplows off the roads in some areas.

CO DETECTORS VO 6

Carbon monoxide detector sales are up

Today marks one week since two Mason City residents died in their home from carbon monoxide poisoning. And in the week since that happened a…

LAWMAKERS ON LP VO 10

Lawmakers react to LP shortage

The price of the fuel that’s used to heat many north Iowa and southern Minnesota homes has reached nearly $5 per gallon, and it’s leaving so…

Fatal crash in north Iowa

Fatal accident in north Iowa

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7FRvMy-mUM] FOREST CITY, Iowa – Authorities responded to a crash on county road B-14 east of Maple …

Bikes

Anticipation for RAGBRAI

Saturday is the big day, when the routes for RAGBRAI are announced in Iowa, and one local business is hoping the annual bike ride across the…