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Farmers invited

to free seminar

INDEPENDENCE — To help beginning farmers, National Farmers will launch its free FarmStarts seminar series at 9 a.m. Nov. 29 at Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence.

Marketing, farm financials, organic agriculture and soil health are among the educational topics to be presented by guest speakers.

To register, go to

Mallard Point

gets Caring Star

CEDAR FALLS — Mallard Point was selected as a “Caring Star” of 2017 as part of an annual nationwide program honoring service excellence.

The recognition was based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on, a leading senior care website. Mallard Point was one of the 34 holiday retirement communities recognized among the best in this year’s distinguished awards.

Mallard Point is located at 2603 Orchard Drive. For more information, call 277-6111 or visit


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