The American Red Cross Blood Drive has been cancelled for Monday, Jan 16 at the First Presbyterian Church, Independence.

INDEPENDENCE – BankIowa is hosting an informational meeting on crop insurance and commodity outlook. The meeting will be held on Wednesdy, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m., at Heartland Acres, 2600 Swan Lake Blvd.


INDEPENDENCE- This past week, the clown craze that has been sweeping the nation since late August found its way to Iowa. Numerous social media postings have prompted calls from concerned residents to law enforcement throughout the state, and sparked numerous rumors.

HAMPTON—East Buchanan’s Buccaneer wrestlers put together a 3-1 record at Saturday’s Hampton-Dumont Duals.

BROOKLYN—Jesup’s J-Hawk wrestlers claimed the team championship at Saturday’s Corky Stuart Invitational

VAN HORNE—The Independence Mustang wrestlers garnered 14th place in the team standings Saturday at the Jerry Eckenrod Invitational.

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INDEPENDENCE- Pinicon Ford Lincoln is proud to announce that as of Monday, October 10, 2016 they have changed their name to Rydell of Independence. Additionally the dealership has added the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram franchise to their Independence location.

INDEPENDENCE – The Mustang Foundation, Inc. extends their gratitude to recent Final Push donor, Spahn & Rose Lumber, Co. At a recent Mustang Foundation, Inc. board meeting, Spahn & Rose representative Mike Loveless presented the Mustang Foundation with a monetary donation to the Fina…

CEDAR RAPIDS – Former KQMG station manager Andrew Chismar has launched a video production company, Andrew Chismar Productions.

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Stephanie Wilkins finds new passion with knitting needles and crochet hook

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Family, art and her dog helped Frances Halley to recover from surgery

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The annual event continues to promote employee wellness, productivity and performance

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A man placed on the FBI's list of 10 most-wanted fugitives after authorities said he killed two men in Milwaukee was arrested Sunday in Texas. 24-year-old Terry A.D. Strickland was arrested in El Paso and booked into the jail. (Jan. 16)

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