Gov. Reynolds visits with local entrepreneur Jonathan Wetter (right) and Calhoun County Economic Development Corporation Director Jill Heisterkamp (left) in a visit made by the governor last Thursday afternoon in downtown Rockwell City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
06/22/2021 - 11:22am
Much like the U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst and U.S. Representative Randy Feenstra, when Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds hits the road, it is a tour de force. However, that tour de force does allow for an impromptu visit or two....


According to this Letter to the Editor, a 100-year-old sycamore tree is more valuable than the Fareway grocery store that will be operating in Rockwell City by the spring of 2022. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
06/22/2021 - 11:07am
  To the Editor: Welcome Fareway to Rockwell City! Before ever breaking ground, you made what may be your biggest impact on our community when you caused the destruction of that incredible 100-year-old perfect specimen sycamore tree that was tucked...


SCC senior outfielder Ashley Hanks makes an acrobatic catch during a Twin Lakes Conference matchup between the Titans and East Sac County, held this past Friday at the Titan Diamond in Lytton. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
06/22/2021 - 11:34am
Since June 7, the South Central Calhoun softball team has run into a little bit of trouble. Since their third win in five games, the Titans have only mustered two wins in their last seven contests. SCC’s road was rather bumpy, starting with a 10-4...


06/16/2021 - 10:59am
Donald W. Somers of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2021 at the age of 85. A celebration of Don’s life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on July 11 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis. Memorials to Lake City’s...

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