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A man from Manly recently pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges that followed from an officer approaching the man after he ran out of fuel. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Iowa, Cory Allen More, 33, of Manly, was traveling in Clear Lake on...
Worth County voters took part in the primary election on June 4, choosing who would represent their political party in the November general election. Out of 5,457 registered voters in Worth County, 1,010 cast ballots in the primary election, for a voter turnout of 18.51%. Of those voting in the...
At recent meetings, the Worth County supervisors discussed a reduction in the hours for the courthouse custodian, and the hiring of services to do some of that work. Also discussed were bridge and water/sewer projects and Recycle Center policy. The supervisors have discussed how County properties...
New rules are in place as a new destination for the city of Northwood’s recycling has been found. In October 2022, the place that the city of Northwood had taken its recycling stopped accepting all recycling, with the exception of paper and cardboard. Since then the City and its garbage...
Notices published in Iowa newspapers, including the Northwood Anchor and Manly Signal in Worth County, are now available on the new Iowa Public Notices website. The website is a joint effort of the Iowa Newspaper Association and its member newspapers. Local governments in Iowa are required to...
The Iowa Department of Education awarded nearly $900,000 in competitive grants to 38 school districts and other qualified organizations to help more Iowa children and teens access nutritious meals and snacks during the summer months. The grant awards support 61 new summer meal sites in areas not...
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer the Iowa Master Conservationist Program that will rotate around to five North Iowa counties. The program will take place at several sites, providing participants with hands-on interaction with the diversity of the state’s natural resources....
Fawning season traditionally begins during the last week of May, peaks in the first couple of weeks of June, before gradually tapering off. And that means deer are on the move. Does are secretive about the birthing process and will venture out from normal use areas looking for a secluded spot to...
When families are busy with their daily activities it’s easy to overlook the importance of good communication. But at the heart of every strong family lies a foundation built on open, honest and meaningful communication, says Hailey Walker, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University...
Cash rent for Iowa farm ground is mostly unchanged from 2023, according to the latest land rent survey from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The average rent is $279 per acre of corn and soybeans and is the first time rates have not increased in five years. In 2019, the statewide...

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