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Iowa Crop, Weather Report


DES MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on ...
Temperatures fell as low as 23 degrees at Sibley on Wednesday morning, 22 degrees at Cresco, Decorah and Elkader on Thursday morning and 24 degrees at Elkader on Saturday morning.

Maurine Hudson


Burial will be at a later date in Sibley, Iowa. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Arrangements are with the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. She died peacefully Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Morningside Heights Care ...

Tennie Stirler


Tennie Stirler age 90 of Sibley, IA died Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, IA. Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 4, 2015 at the First Reformed Church in Sibley, IA, with Rev. Luke Schouten officiating.

Corn planting slightly behind normal in Iowa


The statewide average temperature for the week was 6.2 degrees below normal. Temperatures fell as low as 23 degrees at Sibley in north western Iowa on Wednesday morning, 22 degrees at Cresco, Decorah, and Elkader on Thursday morning and 24 degrees at ...

Iowa Crops and Weather Report released


(Des Moines)--Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented ...
Temperatures fell as low as 23 degrees at Sibley on Wednesday morning, 22 degrees at Cresco, Decorah and Elkader on Thursday morning and 24 degrees at Elkader on Saturday morning.

Governor, Fix Our Post Office! Comments on a 99 County Tour


SIBLEY, Iowa- Governor Terry Branstad, and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds talk to many people about many subjects while on their 99 county tour. Last week in Sibley Iowa was no exception. The Governor addressed the hot topic of avian influenza, which hit a ...

Virginia Degen


1, 1923, to Warren and Lavina (Wellendorf) Roben in Ashton, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith. She attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Ashton through her junior year until her family moved to Sibley, Iowa, where she ...

Sibley-Ocheyedan vocalists make sweet music at state competition


SIBLEY, Iowa — Eleven singers, a four-piece instrumental combo and a sixth trip to state competition added up to a fourth-place finish for Sibley-Ocheyedan High School’s vocal jazz ensemble “Night Sounds.” In his last year of leading the group ...

Virginia M. Degen


She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith. She attended St. Joseph's Catholic School in Ashton through her junior year until her family moved to Sibley, Iowa, where she graduated from Sibley High School in 1940. Virginia was employed as a ...

Iowa facility to euthanize 5.3M chickens after bird flu outbreak


SIBLEY, Iowa, April 20 (UPI) --A commercial chicken facility in Iowa ...
after the Osceola County facility experienced an uptick in deaths among its flock. The chickens tested positive for H5N2 avian influenza, which is considered high pathogenic in ...

There is an ace in there somewhere


#117724977 / gettyimages.com One of my favourite analogies about opportunities in life that I have ever heard is this: “Life is like a deck of playing cards, there are 4 aces in a deck, you may just…

The benefits of data in criminal justice: Improving police-community relations


(Photo credit: my_southborough/Flickr) “The more open we are, reality is, the more legitimate we are going to be perceived by the public,” said John Kapinos, a strategic planner with the Fairfax Cou…

Even in Paradise


Goodreads Summary: The Great Gatsby meets Looking for Alaska in this stunning debut novel. When Julia Buchanan enrolls at St. Anne’s at the beginning of junior year, Charlotte Ryder already knows al…

The Thomas the Tank Engine Man: The Life of the Reverend W Awdry by Brian Sibley


I can remember having the train books read to me when I was a child in the 1950s and I also enjoyed reading them myself once I had learned to read.  This book tells the story of how the Rev W V Awdry …

52 ANCESTORS IN 52 WEEKS 2015 WEEK 15: JOSEPH HERRICK PT3


My 8x great grandfather Joseph Herrick took accused witch Sarah Good in custody as ordered, but before taking her on to the Ipswich jail, they and his deputies spent the night at the Herrick home. Dur…

Tales from the Field in Antarctica: Post 1


In the field for their current work in Antarctica is adjunct professor, Dr. Valerie Loeb (right) with the team’s blog writer, Jamie Sibley Yin. Dr. Valerie Loeb is an adjunct professor at Moss Landin…

Three episodes in and still not seeing a ship name for Dr. Wainwright x Mary Sibley.Wrightley? I...
Three episodes in and still not seeing a ship name for Dr. Wainwright x Mary Sibley. Wrightley?  I think I like that.

In Service To The Awakened Astral Plane Habitué.


This next truly shamanic dream was lucidly lived on Sunday, August 17, 1997 while I then lived in Montréal.  At the time of the dream, the Moon transited both Aquarius and my ninth house.  What’s mo…

Jeremiah Sibley – Might as Well Be Happy (2015)


Artist: Jer& #65349;mi&# 65345;h Sib& #65356;ey Title: Mig& #65352;t as Wel& #65356; Be Hap& #65360;y Release Date: 2015-03-28 Genre: Jazz Format: MP3 / 320bkps TRACKLIST 1 – Sixteen Years Later [04:31] 2 – Good Reports [06:18] 3 – Playing in …

Basketball Tournament Held In Honor Of Fallen Mendota Heights Police Officer


MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The law enforcement community went head-to-head today in Mendota Heights to help one of their own. More than 100 officers from across the state honored the memory of Officer Scot…




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Buying prescription drugs via the Internet: A consumer guide to SIBLEY IOWA

The Internet has changed the way we live, work and even as bought. The advance of the Internet has made it possible to compare prices and buy products without having to leave the house. But when used for medicine is important to be very careful. Some websites sell drugs that are not legitimate, putting their health at risk.

For example, some websites that sell medicines:

  • They are not licensed pharmacies with state of the United States or are not really pharmacies.

  • They can give an incorrect diagnosis or sell you a drug that is not appropriate for your medical condition.

  • Do not protect your personal data (eg social security number and credit cards).

Some of the drugs that are sold on the Internet:

  • They are fake (counterfeit or adulterated).

  • They are very strong medicine dose or very low concentration.

  • They contain ingredients that can be harmful to your health.

  • They are expired or expired medicines.

  • They have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA for its acronym in English), or have not been studied for their safety and efficacy.

  • They have been prepared using safe standards.

  • They are not safe for use with other medicines or products you use.

  • No right or have not been properly stored or shipped labels.

TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE TAKING ANY MEDICINE FOR THE FIRST TIME

  • Talk to your doctor and get a physical before taking any medicine for the first time.

  • Use only medications that have been prescribed by your doctor or other health professional you trust, who is licensed in the United States to give prescriptions or prescriptions.

  • Ask your doctor if you have to do something specific for your prescription.

The following information will help protect (a) if you purchase medicines via the Internet:

KNOW WHERE YOUR MEDICINES COME TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE SAFE

Make sure that the website where you buy your drugs is state-licensed pharmacy in the United States and you are located in the United States. Pharmacies and pharmacists in the United States must be licensed by a state pharmacy board. The pharmacy board of the state where you reside, you can tell if the website you use is a state-licensed pharmacy if you have good reputation, and if you are located in the United States. For a list of state pharmaceutical boards in English at the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) whose website is:www.nabp.net . For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645), the Li line Telefónica Health National Hispanic Family.

The NABP is a professional association of pharmaceutical state boards. This association has a program that will help you find some of the pharmacies that are licensed to sell through the Internet. The websites where the hallmark of this program appears, have been checked to ensure they comply with federal and state regulations. For more information in English about this program and for a list of pharmacies where VIPPS® (Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites ™) seal appears, visit the website: www.vipps.info . For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645) National Helpline Hispanic Family Health.

. Find the websites whose practices are designed to protect you a secure website should:

  • Be located in the United States and be licensed by the state pharmacy board which operates the website (visit the website www.nabp.net for a list of state pharmaceutical boards in English). For information in Spanish call toll free 1-866-SU-FAMILIA (1-866-783-2645) National Helpline Hispanic Family Health.

  • Have a licensed pharmacist who can answer your questions.

  • Require a prescription from your doctor or other health professional who is licensed in the United States to give prescriptions or prescriptions.

  • Having a medium through which you can talk to a person if you have any problem.

MAKE SURE YOUR PRIVACY IS PROTECTED

Note that the privacy and security of the site you will find easy to use and understand.

Do not give any personal information (such as your Social Security number, the number of your credit card or your medical history) unless you are sure the website will keep the protected information and not made public.

Ensure that the website will not sell your personal information unless you authorize it.

PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS

Report the web sites you do not feel safe (a), or those for which you have complaints. Visit the website www.fda.gov/buyonline and click under "Notify the FDA sites web troubled "to fill the form in Spanish.

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In SIBLEY IOWA: Why Good Trade Deals Matter to a Business

Nick Martin is the co-founder of The Pro´s Closet, an online used-cycling business. He sent the following email to the White House list to highlight why a better trade deal means a brighter future for online businesses like his.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership isn´t just President Obama´s proposed trade deal -- it´s mine, too. It´s a trade deal that millions of other online small business owners in this country would be proud to add their name to. I want to tell you why:

Every time I step through the doors of one of our 4,000-square-foot warehouses in Boulder and Denver, Colorado -- every time I see the bikes and cycling parts that line those walls and take in the energetic buzz of our 30-member team -- I take a step back and reflect on a simple fact: I own a business. It’s a "pinch-me" moment -- every time.

I am a cyclist and the proud co-owner of The Pro´s Closet, an online used-cycling store. And thanks to the Internet and the availability of e-commerce platforms like eBay, we´ve gone global. After all, when it’s not cycling season in the U.S., it’s peak season somewhere else in the world.

International customers aren´t just good for business abroad; they’re great for my Colorado communities. Why? Because selling in more markets means I can hire more people here at home. In fact, more small businesses are using the Internet to grow their business by reaching new customers they couldn´t reach before.

This is why trade is so important to me. If the success of American businesses in the global economy is important to you, say you’re an ambassador for a better trade deal that delivers a brighter future for all of us.

It may seem like a really remote and technical issue, but it actually has a real impact on how small businesses like mine do business. Currently more than 40% of our transactions cross U.S. borders. Unfortunately, most of our trade rules were written in a "pre-Internet" era, which means they are a nightmare to navigate for small online businesses.

Here’s an example: Right now, customs rules are so inconsistent and hard to follow that if we put a cycling part in the wrong packaging or mail it with the wrong label, it won’t make it to our customer in one country. The rules are different for each country, and are sometimes set up in a way that completely blocks out American business.

That is why it is so important that we secure the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a new kind of trade agreement that will ensure America writes the rules and levels the playing field for online businesses and American workers by:

Reducing and eliminating tariffs across the Asia-Pacific region

Streamlining customs procedures

Making the rules more transparent, consistent, and less costly

Helping keep the Internet open and free, enabling online businesses to operate without unnecessary infrastructure costs

Of course, as the President has said, not all of our past trade deals have lived up to their promise. Thankfully, this trade deal is on track to be different. In fact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is shaping up to be the most progressive trade deal the world has ever seen. [13]




Tips to Prevent Data Theft in SIBLEY IOWA

Today, it’s quick and easy to get a credit card approved, transfer money from one account to another, renew your driver’s license, fill a prescription from your doctor at your local pharmacy, use store loyalty cards, and purchase products online. But you pay for this convenience by providing more opportunities for your personal information to be changed, stolen, or reported inaccurately. Companies can also use the information you have shared to direct their future marketing efforts or can sell the information to other companies. To help protect your privacy, follow these tips:

  • Look for privacy statements on websites, sales materials, and forms you fill out. If a website claims to follow a set of established voluntary standards, read the standards. Don´t assume they provide the level of privacy you want.
  • Ask how your personal information will be stored and used.
  • Only provide the purchase date, model/serial numbers, and your contact information of warranty registration forms.
  • Discuss privacy with others in your home. Everyone, even children, should understand what information is not appropriate to share on the phone, while using a computer, tablet, smart phone and in other situations.

Check with your state or local consumer agency to find out whether any state laws that help protect your privacy. Some companies and industry groups have also adopted voluntary policies that address privacy concerns.

Creating Secure Passwords

The number of passwords that you need on a daily basis can be overwhelming. It is tempting to use the same password across several sites; however to get the most protection available, you should use different passwords on each site and change your passwords periodically. The goal for creating passwords is to strike a balance between being something that is easy to remember and unique. Some general tips for creating a secure password include:

  • Use a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.
  • The longer password, the better it is.
  • Don’t use your name, birthday, license plate, favorite sports teams or other facts that are easily guessed.
  • Create a password based on a phrase. For example “A stitch in time saves nine” can be translated into the password “Ast!Ts9”. where each character represents a word in the phrase.
  • If you must use the same password on several websites, add a prefix or suffix. For example, use “Ast!Ts9:4bnk”for your bank account and “Eml: Ast!Ts9” for your email account.

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Specialty Consumer Reports

Credit reports are not the only reports that you can get for free. The same law that allows you to get a free credit report each year also allows you to get a copy of specialty consumer reports. Just like Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion collect your credit information, there are other companies that collect information about your medical, insurance, rental/tenant and alternative credit histories. Landlords, insurers and other companies buy these reports to help them decide whether or not they will offer their services to you.

Just like your credit reports, you have the right to a free annual report from each specialty consumer reporting agency. Since there is no centralized place to order these reports (like there is for credit reports), you must contact each agency individually. If you are planning to rent an apartment, ask the landlord for the name of the screening company that they use and request a copy of your report in advance. Similarly if you are getting a new insurance policy, you can contact the consumer reporting agencies that collect related information. If there is a mistake on your report, you have a right to correct it.

For a list of specialty consumer agencies, visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (PDF) or Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. If you need to file a complaint about a consumer reporting agency, contact the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or the Federal Trade Commission.

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