Wednesday Mar 12
The Fairfield Ledger
Milestones Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors - Burlington Public Library, meeting room, 10 a.m.: approve minutes; financial reports, Tina Jaegers ; approve financial reports; nutrition program, Pam Taylor ; case management, Kim Goering options counseling old business; new business - FY2014-15 area plan update/action to approve area plan ... (more)
James Q. Lynch wrote a new blog post: Iowa fireworks legalization...
Firefighters, insurance interests and medical professionals are fighting attempts to legalize fireworks, but so far haven't doused the effort to let Iowans legally buy fireworks like folks in 42 states.
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Dallas Dunbar, 71
The son of Boyd and Jean Dunbar, he was born July 4, 1942 in Washington county. He attended the Keota school.
Rod Boshart wrote a new blog post: Iowa House Republicans propose boost in state tax breaks
Republicans in the Iowa House have proposed doubling the tax benefits for homeowners and military service members in Iowa - changes they concede they're pursuing without knowing exactly how much they will cost the state treasury.
Marion Develops Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Plan
The City of Marion is laying out a new readiness plan to deal with the Emerald Ash Borer beetle.
2 more ash borer infestations confirmed in Iowa
The tree-killing emerald ash borer has been confirmed in a residential tree in Eddyville and in trees in the public right-of-way in Waverly, state officials reported Wednesday.
The Washington Evening Journal
RUSS counties to pay $5,000
At the Regional Utility Service Systems meeting last week, the board of directors reversed a previous vote, this time voting 5-4, now forcing the counties to each pay an additional $5,000 to make up for the loss of the $50,000 Utility Management Organization grant.
The Fairfield Ledger
Tenco, Doc's Inn, Cambridge, Hawthorne, IWC, food safety
Tenco Industries Inc. recently received notice from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International that accreditation has been extended for three years through January 2017.
'You usually put corn in it'
Rusty Leymaster's farm looks like any other, except that the silo, instead of being filled with corn, is covered with ice for climbing.