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Siblings Shane and Carrie Merry, with eight years in-between them, have led separate lives that occasionally merged. One of those instances happened in Omaha when she owned a sports bar and he served as a cook.

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A public hearing was held by the Iowa Falls Board of Adjustment Wednesday to discuss a variance to City Code requested by Hardin County Tire at 410 S. Oak St.

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The Hardin County Rural Iowa Waste Management Association met for its first session of 2023 on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at its regular time of 1 p.m. and dashed through an efficient agenda. As per usual, the RIWMA board approved its prior minutes, expenditures, and financials, signing off on Decemb…

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The old Carnegie Ellsworth building at 520 Rocksylvania is where Diana Thies can be found… that is, if she’s not visiting local businesses, attended meetings, or figuring out more ways to promote Iowa Falls.

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After quickly approving the minutes and financials, the Hardin County Solid Waste Disposal Commission, led by Chairman of the Board Jody Anderson and Director Susan Engelking, recapped the Rural Iowa Waste Management Association (RIWMA) and director's reports, respectively.

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Originally pitched in November, the Rural Iowa Waste Management Association convened on Tuesday, Dec. 20, and put a bow on their updated frozen-load assistance and towing procedures. Director Harm Jass had come to the table with a reviewed and corrected liability release and notice for the l…

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Larry Goodale, the seven-year (or maybe eight) owner of Iowa Falls Red Rooster Grill, scooted in the back door on Tuesday, Dec. 13, toting in a giant tub of homemade goulash and then quickly slid into one of his booths and leaned back against the wall...

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While Iowa Select Farms delivered thousands of pork loins to a dozen locations throughout Iowa, Iowa Falls will always be home. And people welcomed the local company and dozens of employees Thursday as one of the Operation Christmas Meal stops.

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Nathan Minkel, CPA from Marshalltown's Bowman & Miller P.C., swung by the Hardin County Solid Waste Disposal Commission's Tuesday, Nov. 22 meeting and presented the results of his independent auditor's report for the fiscal years 2021 and 2022.

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The Hardin County Solid Waste Disposal Commission (SWDC) opened its full-commission Nov. 22 meeting last Tuesday with a public discussion with employed recycling center collectors and drivers; the crew had concerns about how the holiday schedule would be handled.

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Reported in October, Casey's General Stores purchased the Kum & Go Founder's Store (Store 1959) on Eldora's Edgington Avenue. There were no official dates when last reported, but there are now. Kum & Go vacated the Eldora location on Monday, Nov. 28, and Casey's will be transitioning…

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On Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the Solid Waste Disposal Commission's monthly meeting, Director Susan Engelking went through her director's report and listed off the most recent pricing updates for recyclables: