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    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

    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

    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

    New Year’s Resolutions

    By Admin | December 27, 2022

    The New Year’s Resolution is a tradition in which a person resolves to make a significant change in theirlife. Going forward, the start of a new year is the perfect opportunity for one to settle a wrong or makea conscious decision to improve themselves.Some choose to change their health habits in order to lose weight.... Read More

    End of Summer Fun in North Iowa

    By Admin | August 1, 2022

    We’ve officially entered the dog days of summer.  As a kid, I used to wonder what that term meant.  I always thought it had something to do with youngsters being lazy because they’d become bored.  You know that spell in between playing ball and school starting where we just… survived. Turns out, it’s called the... Read More

    Mason City & The Music Man

    By Admin | June 8, 2022

    There’s nothing quite like the sound of a marching band. The toot of the trumpet. The deep timbre of the trombones. The cadence of the drumline as they pass by in their perfectly straight lines. The rich history of marching bands runs deep in Mason City. In fact, over Memorial Day weekend, there was an entire weekend celebration dedicated to these bands. Read More

    Working from Home in North Iowa

    By Admin | January 28, 2022

    Once upon a time, where we lived was determined by the location in which one procured a job. For many undergraduate students, the pressure seemed to mount during their final semester of college. Choices must be made, and often sacrifices, in order to get out into the working world and secure your future.  Back then... Read More

    North Iowa Community College-NIACC- Hidden Gem

    By Admin | October 19, 2021

    By Rachel Smith Wumkes It’s a question asked of kids at every age… what do you want to be when you grow up? When they’re little, the answer is usually something outrageous, like a professional football player, or an astronaut.  As they age, however, the question seems to become increasingly difficult.  You can’t just blurt... Read More

    Is Clear Lake Iowa a Good Place to Live?

    By Jane Fischer | July 28, 2021

    By: Rachel Smith Wumkes Life often presents itself with a plethora of choices; where to eat, where to shop, what show to binge-watch next.  The average human makes a whopping 35,000 choices each day.  Most of them are so mundane you may not even realize it is happening, yet there are a few that could... Read More

    Join the 119th Birthday Celebration of Mason City’s Own “Real Music Man”

    By Jane Fischer | May 13, 2021

    On Tuesday, May 18th from 5:00-8:30 pm The Mason City Foundation will host a free event open to the public at Music Man Square to celebrate the life and work of the “Real Music Man”, Meredith Willson. Read More