THE FUTURES OF BOTH THE SOUTH WINNESHIEK AND TURKEY VALLEY SCHOOL DISTIRCTS WILL BE DISCUSSED MONDAY NIGHT. THE SOUTH WINNESHIEK AND TURKEY VALLEY SCHOOL BOARDS, ALONG WITH THE FUTURE DIRECTION COMMITTEES OF BOTH DISTRICTS, WILL HOLD A WORK SESSION. THE SESSION WILL BEGIN AT SEVEN-45 IN THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDY HALL IN CALMAR.
185TH AVENUE NEAR OSSIAN WILL BE A TOPIC OF DISCUSSION AT TOMORROW’S WINNESHIEK COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING. BOB RILEY AND MONICA ZWEIBOHMER WILL MEET WITH THE BOARD TO DISCUSS POSSIBLY SURFACING THAT ROAD. THE SUPERVSIORS WILL ALSO DISCUSS V-A OFFICE MATTERS AND PART TIME EMPLOYEE SALARIES. THE MEETING WILL BEGIN AT NINE-30 AT THE COURTHOUSE IN DECORAH.
THE WINNESHIEK COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT WILL HOLD ITS MONTHLY MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT. THE BOARD WILL REVIEW A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT REQUEST FROM DEB KEEFE FOR A TEMPORARY MUSIC EVENT. THE MEETING BEGINS AT SEVEN-30 AT THE LARGE COURTROOM OF THE COURTHOUSE.
THE UTLITIES COMMITTEE OF THE DECORAH CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET FOLLOWING TOMORROW NIGHT’S FIVE-45 MEETING. THE COMMITTEE WILL DISCUSS THE POSSIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STORM WATER UTILITY. THE COMMITTEE WILL ALSO HEAR A PRESENTATION FROM THE DECORAH FAST FIBER GROUP. THAT GROUP IS STUDYING THE POSSIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A BROADBAND PUBLIC UTILITY IN DECORAH.
THIS IS A REALLY GOOD TIME TO BE TRYING TO SELL YOUR HOME. JIM BOYD REPORTS.
Iowa’s Republican Governor officially neutral in the crowded race for the G-O-P Presidential nomination, but, Terry Branstad says Iowans have typically rewarded candidates who make the effort to meet “face-to-face” with as many potential caucus-goers as possible.
But, Governor Branstad dismissing businessman Donald Trump’s good showing in recent polls. He says surveys this far out from the caucuses basically reward name recognition and Branstad says he doesn’t expect the reality T-V star to win the nomination.
Bird flu restrictions are forcing a young magician to come up with new wrinkles – or animals – in his act, because the Iowa State Fair says he can’t use his pet doves. In May Iowa agricultural officials barred live bird exhibitions from county fairs and the Iowa State Fair because of the avian influenza outbreak.
That means 19-year-old Michael Osman – or Mike Oz on stage – can’t use his doves when he competes Aug. 13 in the Iowa State Fair Bill Riley Talent Search. Fair spokeswoman Mindy Williams said Wednesday that the state veterinarian’s office told fair officials that no exceptions could be made.