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…


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.


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.


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…

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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…