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Pet Safety Concerns Rise As Temperatures Fall

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Cold Weather tips from the Humane Society of Missouri           With cold weather here and continuing, the Humane Society of Missouri urges all pet owners to bring their pets inside and exercise the utmost caution when exposing pets to the cold. Pets rely on their owners to help stay warm during…

Lane named 2014 Missouri Livestock Person of the Year

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Bruce Lane of Lancaster, MO and formerly of California, will be honored at the 2014 Missouri Livestock Symposium on Friday, December 5, 2014, when he is inducted into the Missouri Livestock Symposium’s Livestock Person of the Year Hall of Fame. Lane is the 12th person to be selected for this honor.  Those selected have made…

Iowa Joins National Rural Health Day Recognition

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Governor Branstad signs proclamation honoring the ‘power of rural’ Governor Branstad has signed a proclamation designating Thursday, November 20 as Rural Health Day 2014. National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to ‘Celebrate the Power of Rural in Iowa’ by honoring the selfless, community-minded, ‘can do’ spirit of that prevails in rural America. The day…

Kirksville Leadership Institute Students Graduate

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The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce 2014 Kirksville Leadership Institute students recently graduated from the nine-month program.  The purpose of the Kirksville Leadership Institute is to build strong, competent leadership for the Kirksville area, motivate emerging and existing leaders, and develop each participant’s potential for community leadership and decision-making by exposing them to the realities,…

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Presents Concerts for Kids

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Saturday, November 8, 2014, the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will present KIDSYMPHONY Concert for Families in three locations: 11:00 a.m. – Bridge View Center in Ottumwa; 2:00 p.m. – Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium in Mt. Pleasant; and 4:30 p.m. – Capitol Theater in Burlington. Performing Prokofiev’s masterpiece for children “Peter and the Wolf,” Southeast…

CenturyLink Offering $45,000 in Grants in Iowa

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CenturyLink to connect teachers with technology by offering $45,000 in grants in Iowa Applications being accepted through Jan. 2, 2015 DES MOINES, Iowa – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), in partnership with Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency, is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program…

2014 Missouri Livestock Symposium Features America’s Cowboy

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Ken McNabb of Cody, Wyoming returns to the Missouri Livestock Symposium as one of several nationally recognized equine experts sharing their knowledge with horse enthusiasts in Kirksville, Missouri on December 5-6, 2014. Although the Symposium will feature a superb equine experience, it also has nationally known authorities who will speak on beef cattle, sheep, meat…

Friday Night Locker Room Show LIVE

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Friday Night Locker Room Show LIVE Friday night is when high school athletes become home town heroes! KYOU Fox 15 and KIIC in Albia will team up Friday nights this fall to bring you the Friday Night Locker Room Show. You’ll get up to the minute scores and hear directly from the coaches. Don’t miss…

American Red Cross Urges Everyone to Get Ready for Emergencies

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DES MOINES, IA, Tuesday, September 02, 2014 — Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross serving Greater Iowa encourages everyone to take the first step during National Preparedness Month and join America’s PrepareAthon, creating a disaster plan for their household that can help keep people safe in an emergency. “Having an…

Cardinal High School earns Safe School Certification

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 Cardinal High School, located in Dike, IA, has earned Safe School Certification based on its work over the past several years to proactively address bullying. The certification helps schools create a safer environment in which students can better focus on learning, thus increasing their academic achievement. While certification does not guarantee that bullying will never…