UCB donates to local UDMO food pantries: Local food pantries are experiencing an increased and unprecedented demand during the global pandemic. To help ease that burden and to promote good health in the local area, United Community Bank recently announced its donation of $1,000 to each Upper Des Moines Opportunity food pantry located in Dickinson, Osceola and O'Brien counties. Pictured here, Kristy Mills, assistant vice president at UCB – Hartley (left), presents O'Brien County Upper Des Moines Opportunity outreach specialist Brenda Collier with a contribution.
Pesticide applicator trainings are postponed
Private pesticide applicator trainings originally scheduled for Dec. 8 in Paullina and Dec. 9 in Rock Rapids have been postponed in response to the governor's latest COVID-19 guidance.
The training at the Paullina Legion has been rescheduled to Jan. 14 at 9:30 a.m., and the Rock Rapids training will be held at 9:30 a.m. on March 4 at the Forster Community Center.
Field Agronomist Joel DeJong said in a news release that at this time the remaining northwest Iowa private pesticide applicator training schedule will remai...