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What is unclaimed property?

State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is reminding Iowans they may have cash to claim in the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. “I know it can sound too good to be true,” said Fitzgerald. “But we are holding $454 million right now and there are thousands of individuals who are rightfully owed this ...

Biden’s tax and spend agenda has us climbing closer to the fiscal cliff

Despite what the White House says, our economy is in a recession, and inflation is the highest it’s been in over 40 years. Washington Democrats keep telling us not to worry and that the problem is only temporary, yet every month the mountain Americans have to climb to make ends meet keeps ...

UnityPoint Health, county Health Department team up to help new moms

It is such a privilege being part of our patients’ maternity experience and baby’s birth. At UnityPoint Health – Fort Dodge, we have an experienced care-team of physicians, nurses and support staff who offer our patients a wide range of services during each stage of their pregnancy. ...