Facing “early” retirement

Pressure is mounting for area police and firefighters as new pension plans are forcing some to choose retirement much sooner.

Wind Farm

Wind farm project ready to begin

After some ups and downs that led to delays, work on a southern Minnesota wind farm project should be starting soon.

New check-in process at the polls

Speeding up the polling process

Polls will be opening up tomorrow for Iowa’s primary elections and there is a new program that will help the check-in process go a little sm…


Weather doesn’t stop local grads

Students from all over North Iowa tossed their hats in the air earlier this week celebrating their academic successes, and the severe weathe…