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Red Flag Warning Will be in Effect Today

Due to high wind activity and low relative humidity in the forecast, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning today (Mon) for Buena Vista and surrounding counties

Prescribed Burns Scheduled in the Area This Spring

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be conducting prescribed burns this spring on wildlife management areas. Areas scheduled for prescribed burns include Pickerel Lake in Buena Vista County…Dewey’s Pasture,

Alta and Linn Grove Awarded Funding for Water Projects

Two local communities are among several receiving USDA funding to provide clean drinking water to customers and help with sanitary wastewater systems. Alta Municipal Utilities is getting a loan of

St. Mary’s Family Helps Create Ice Cream Flavor

A Storm Lake St. Mary’s family has created an ice cream flavor in collaboration with a local business. At last year’s St. Mary’s Ball and Charity auction, Ben and Ralna

Iowa Ramps Up Push to Register Young Voters

Election officials in Iowa are upping their efforts to increase political participation among the state’s youngest voters. A registration event has netted thousands of new voters – who are teens.

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