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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…

Ottumwa Walk-In Clinic Announces New Location and New Hours

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Ottumwa Walk-In Clinic Announces New Location and New Hours OTTUMWA, IA – The Ottumwa Walk-In Clinic will soon have a new place to call home. The clinic, currently located in the Kmart plaza, will be relocating to 1255 Theater Drive next to the new Aspen Dental clinic. Along with the re-location, the clinic will boast…

COMMUNITY -WIDE BEAUTIFICATION EVENT – MAKE KIRKSVILLE SHINE

Kirksville’s City Council has signed a proclamation recognizing August 2, 2014, and the week leading up to it, as a community-wide beautification effort known as Make Kirksville Shine. In preparation for our newest community members – Truman State University and A.T. Still University students – their guests, and other visitors, Kirksville residents and business owners…

Join Iowa Reading Corps at Cardinal Community Schools

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United Way of Wapello County is partnering with Cardinal Community School District to bring Iowa Reading Corps to Wapello County. Our goal is to help every Iowa child become a proficient reader by the end of third grade. In 2012, 23% of third grade students in Iowa were not reading at grade level. The challenges are…

Governor Honors Water and Wastewater Workers

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Governor Branstad has proclaimed July 20-26, 2014 as “Water and Wastewater Workers of Iowa Week”.   This week is set aside for cities and towns to honor those workers in the water and wastewater industry for their daily environmental work in keeping Iowan’s, and Iowa’s environment, safe and healthy. Water and wastewater infrastructure is a critical…

Skateboard and Bicycle Safety

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Parents of youth who skate or bike are asked to remind their children about these ‘rules of the road.’    Skateboards, bicycles and roller skates may be used on the sidewalks in residential areas, but riders must always yield the right of way to pedestrians.   Riders should turn off sidewalk when meeting or passing any pedestrians.  …

Grants Awarded to Help Fight Drugs and Crime

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 DES MOINES – The Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) today announced $1.75 million in competitive federal grants awards to 24 drug-related crime prevention, treatment and enforcement projects in several Iowa communities during the state fiscal year that began July 1. “These grants leverage local and state investments in multi-jurisdictional partnerships that make Iowa…