Seeds are sprouting and plants are in the ground. Now is the time to check your garden for damage caused by insects, diseases, weeds, and four-legged creatures such as rabbits and deer. Early detection can keep damage to a minimum. Identifying the culprit is the next step so best treatment c…

On May 28, deputies with the Cass County Sheriff’s office arrested Tyler Lee Mills, 30, of Atlantic, on a District Court warrant for probation violation. He was taken to the Cass County Jail and remains held on a $7,000 bond.

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With the decision last week to allow Iowa high school baseball and softball to play this summer, Iowa is stepping up once again as a leader.

On May 28, deputies with the Cass County Sheriff’s office arrested Tyler Lee Mills, 30, of Atlantic, on a District Court warrant for probation violation. He was taken to the Cass County Jail and remains held on a $7,000 bond.

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ATLANTIC — Atlantic Fire and Rescue was called out at about 5:50 p.m. to a fire at a residence at 60091 Boston Road with flames visible.

ATLANTIC – The Atlantic Chamber received $2,000 worth of gift cards as part of a $200,000 donation from Fareway Stores, Inc. to Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives (ICCE. Donations are given to chambers in communities with Fareway stores. They will be given to small businesses in the Atlanti…

DES MOINES -Unemployment claims in Iowa took another big jump last week with the health care and manufacturing sectors beginning to feel the effects of the economic slowdown from the COVID-19 pandemic.

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we will be closing our office at 3 p.m. each day. The office will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for regular business and we can be reached by phone, mail or email.

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Iowa has received $9.39 billion in federal coronavirus relief aid as of May 19, the 38th highest amount among all 50 states relative to the number of its COVID-19 cases and resulting economic disruption, according to an analysis by 24/7 Wall St.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its membership in 1931 to gauge business conditions.

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AUDUBON COUNTY — On Monday, May 25, the Iowa Department of Public Health and Audubon County Public Health reported an additional case of COVID-19 in Audubon County, bringing the county’s total cases to 12, with 10 recovered and one death. The latest case was an individual ages 61-80. In addi…

Michigan voters in November 2018 passed a ballot measure that legalized cannabis for recreational use, making the Great Lakes State the first in the Midwest to do so. The state’s retail cannabis market opened in late 2019 and within the first two weeks yielded $3.1 million in sales. By Jan. 2, 2020, that had reached $6.5 million.

Sorting through all the latest health fads, trends and research-based health information can be as stressful and overwhelming as shopping for a new car. You want to avoid getting swindled into something that isn’t right for you, and you want to ensure that what you’re investing in actually works and provides the biggest bang for your buck.

Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as traders worry that trade tensions could flare again with China and as protests spread across the U.S. against police brutality, potentially threatening more outbreaks of the coronavirus. The S&P 500 index fell 0.4% in the first few minutes of tr…

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Normally this time of the year, graduation ceremonies in May mark the last time high school seniors will be together with their classmates, all in one place at the same time.

“You, Lord, are my portion, my cup; You control my destiny.”

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Celebrities including Jamie Foxx, John Cusack and Machine Gun Kelly take to the streets to condemn killings of black people at the hands of police; Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies; Queen Elizabeth II was seen in public on Sunday for the first time since the U.K's l…