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    Retiring in Iowa or Moving Away – What’s best for me?

    By Admin | February 27, 2024

    Retirement often presents individuals with the opportunity to make significant lifestyle changes. Read More

    Exploring the Best Pizza in North Iowa

    By Admin | February 5, 2024

    When it comes to comfort food that satisfies the soul, few dishes can rival the universal appeal of pizza. Whether you're a fan of classic Margherita, a meat lover's delight, or a devotee of unique toppings that push culinary boundaries, North Iowa has a plethora of pizzerias that cater to every palate. Read More

    ISU Extension and Outreach: Empowering Communities

    By Admin | January 19, 2024

    Empowering Communities: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach In the realm of community services, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach stands as a valuable resource. However, there’s a common issue – many folks aren’t fully aware of the extensive benefits it brings. It’s akin to having a treasure trove of opportunities that often goes unnoticed.... Read More

    The Importance of Talking to a Lender Before House Hunting

    By Admin | January 5, 2024

    Buying a home is an exciting and significant milestone in life. However, before you start scrolling through online listings or attending open houses, there’s a crucial step that often gets overlooked – talking to a lender. Engaging with a mortgage professional before beginning your house hunt can provide numerous benefits that will streamline the home-buying... Read More

    Tips for Moving with Pets

    By Admin | December 27, 2023

    Moving is a significant life event that can be stressful not only for you but also for your beloved pets. At Jane Fischer & Associates, we understand the importance of making the transition as smooth as possible for every member of your family, including the four-legged ones. In this comprehensive guide, we provide expert tips and insights to help you navigate the process of moving with pets successfully. Read More

    Embracing the Magic Between Christmas & New Years

    By Admin | December 22, 2023

    As the twinkling lights of Christmas start to fade, let’s keep the spirit alive and make the most of the precious days between the holidays! Reflect on the joys of the past year, cherish the present, and set your sights on the adventures that await in the New Year. Here are a few ideas to... Read More

    2023 Veterans Day Celebrations Throughout North Iowa!

    By Admin | November 6, 2023

    VETERANS DAY is on Saturday, November 11th. On this day, we honor the brave men and women that serve in our country’s armed services. As a country, we owe so much to these individuals that protect us and our freedoms here and abroad. Spend the day celebrating our United States military men and women at... Read More

    What is One Vision?

    By Admin | April 19, 2023

    In 1971, Handicap Village opened their doors in Clear Lake.  Back then, people with disabilities had two options: to be kept at home or put into a state institution.  While many parents chose to raise their children on their own, there seemed to be little help or guidance available to families.  And then when the... Read More

    Four Oaks Through the Years

    By Admin | April 5, 2023

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    Successful Christmas at Four Oaks 2022

    By Admin | January 4, 2023

    Thanks to your generosity, Christmas at Four Oaks was special for the kids who had no where else to go. Listen to Kaci Vandeventer talk about what it's like for those kids. Read More