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Just a few days remain to respond to the 2020 U.S. Census and Iowans who haven't yet filled out the form are urged to do so. According to State Data Center coordinator Gary Krob, the U.S. Census Bureau will be collecting data only through … more
October is upon us. One thing that happens each October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer affects one in eight women during their lives. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women. The pink awareness … more
Nineteen years ago this past Thursday, the nation was overturned by the terrorist attacks of 9/11, and our people were never the same. The day wound up with nearly 3,000 deaths after two planes were flown into the World Trade Center in New York … more
Both the U.S. and Europe celebrate Victory Europe Day. It was on May 8, 1945 when German troops throughout Europe finally laid down their arms. After the Soviet soldiers lost more than 8,000 soldiers and the Germans even more in Prague, the … more
Normally late April would see the school year winding down, students excited by the warmer temperatures. Student-athletes would be running the streets and neighborhoods, and seeking their best around the track. The tennis court would be alive with … more
Wednesday is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Every year the Earth Day Network, as organizers of the original Earth Day, selects an environmental priority to engage the global public.The enormous challenges - but also the vast opportunities - of … more
The recent news from the World Wildlife Fund and Mexico's Comision Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas on monarch wintering numbers was an eye opener - the butterflies covered an estimated seven acres of forest canopy in Mexico - less than half … more
Next week is Volunteer Appreciation Week. Individuals throughout the county who are too numerous to count volunteer their time to make a difference. Whether serving on boards, organizing local events, coaching kids in sports, or visiting elders at … more
This week is National Ag Week. For a county like Emmet County, where agriculture is a huge pillar of our economy, the week is worth celebrating. We also believe it's important to stand with farmers as the last several months have been challenging … more
Most of us have heard this since we started walking. Going back to college days, a germ needs three things to survive-a warm temperature, a moist environment and restricted light or darkness. When we cough or sneeze, we are expelling what ever … more
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