Explosion rocks Landus elevator

Local News

JEFFERSON — A dust explosion left a gaping hole in a concrete elevator at Landus Cooperative in Jefferson on Friday morning, the Jefferson Herald reported. Employees at nearby B&D Mfg. said their building shook, then they saw flames coming from one of the concrete grain silos at ...

Hamilton becomes health science advisor

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Morgan Hamilton, a graduate of Iowa Central, has returned to the school in the role of health science advisor. A native of Humboldt, Hamilton obtained her associate of arts degree from Iowa Central and her a bachelor’s in business management from Buena Vista University. She previously ...

‘A big betrayal’

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For the past week, Sara Lovely has been living a nightmare. When her 10-month-old son, Jace, came home after spending all day at ChildCare Discovery Center on May 7, she discovered nearly a dozen bite marks on his back. The harrowing discovery came when she took his onesie off so he could ...

Albright added to the secretary team

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Sara Albright, a native of Humboldt, has returned to Iowa Central to serve as a secretary. Albright, who earned her business degree from Iowa Central, graduated from Pocahontas Area High School.

Faiferlick went from airman to business owner

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During a 30-year military career, Justin Faiferlick, of Fort Dodge, embraced the core values of the United States Air Force. Those core values, he said, are integrity, service before self and excellence in all we do. ‘‘They set a person up with an excellent foundation to be a ...

Larson named market president at Great Western Bank

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Michael Larson has joined Great Western Bank as the Fort Dodge market president. Larson joins a team of professionals and brings over 30 years of commercial, agriculture, retail and financial services experience with him. He most recently was the community president of NXT Bank in the ...