Fire departments continue to struggle to fill positions

Fire departments in small towns across the state continue to have issues with finding enough volunteers to fill open spots. Parkersburg Fire Chief Russ Boersma says his department is authorized for 35 firefighters, and they only have 19. He says many of the young people don’t stick around after graduating, but they need the young […]

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Alberta Doerr Kautsch

Alberta Doerr Kautsch was called to her Heavenly home at the age of 99, on December 5, 2023, in Mason City,

Holiday train begins tour of Iowa

The Canadian Pacific Kansas City Railroad will be bringing its 25th annual Holiday Train program through northeastern Iowa today  and Friday.

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