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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
It can be difficult to find new things at an event that has been running for more then 50 years, Top Rail Saddle Club officer Nancy Janssen said. But this year, the club’s annual rodeo will feature a new stock contractor, following the...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:58pm
The Calhoun County Board of Supervisors postponed approval of a temporary easement with the City of Rockwell City at the supervisors’ meeting June 12, while they awaited more information about the project the easement will allow. The project...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:57pm
Ron Essing didn’t know his friends were spreading the word last week about his 80th birthday. Essing arrived at Opportunity Living at noon on Tuesday, as he always does, for a pickup basketball game with a group of men in the 50s and 60s. His...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:56pm
Once upon a time in China, many years ago, an emperor nearing the end of his life needed to find a successor. He called all of the children in the region to visit him and gave each a seed. So begins a traditional Chinese morality tale, sometimes...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:53pm
At the Lake City Public Library Wednesday afternoon, more than a dozen children tried their hands at a variety of Native American games, the origins of which date back more than 100 years. Linda Burkhart, director of the Sanford Museum in Cherokee,...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:50pm
South Central Calhoun fifth-grader Gracie Campbell set a goal about a year ago, her dad, Tommy Campbell, said. Gracie was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenital, a medical condition in which a child is born with fixed joints. The condition is...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 2:48pm
For Cindy Carstens, who was born near Lake City and grew up going to Stewart Memorial Community Hospital for treatment, working for the hospital has been a lot like coming home. On Friday, Carstens was announced as the hospital’s new Chief...
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