• Rik Zortman keeps his eyes forward while running this past Sunday afternoon in downtown Lake City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    07/07/2020 - 10:50am

  • Hunter Voith (center, left) stands with his father Shane Voith (far left,) mother Cathy Voith (center), brother Brodie Voith (center, right) and grandmother Mary Voith (far right) group up for a picture for Hunter’s Eagle Scout award, held on July 2 at Twin Lakes. [Provided photo]
    07/07/2020 - 10:44am

  • Junior Hallee Maulsby (left) bumps elbows with SCC head softball coach John Kennedy (right) following Maulsby’s first inning home run against Ar-We-Va on June 30 at the Titan Diamond in Lytton. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    07/07/2020 - 10:32am

  • With the cover lifted on the new CT scanner, Radiology Technologists Taylor Bohm, Jenni King, and Kendra Davis (pictured from left to right) inspect the impressive technology that will result in increased comfort and enhanced images for their patients. [Provided photo]
    07/07/2020 - 10:17am

  • At top, Madison Collison of Rockwell City (left) received top honors in the junior showmanship division at the 2020 Iowa Junior Angus Preview Show, held on June 20 in Afton. Shown above are the senior showmanship winners at the 2020 Iowa Junior Angus Preview Show on June 20 in Afton. Rockwell City’s Kara Collison is pictured at the far left. [Provided photos]
    07/07/2020 - 10:14am

  • Lake City is having its city-wide garage sale day on July 18. To help spread the word, contact The Graphic-Advocate to be dotted on the big city map today. Hurry, the deadline is at 5 p.m. on Friday. [File photo]
    07/06/2020 - 12:43pm

  • The Calhoun County Exposition, which will run from next Monday to next Saturday at the Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Rockwell City, will return to its roots of showcasing youth achievements and livestock shows. While the Expo is closed off to the public, the fair will be livestreamed and will host a parade and fireworks show on the final day of the fair. [File photos]
    06/30/2020 - 11:31am

  • Jeff Kruse (pictured) flashes a smile while sitting at his desk at the South Central Calhoun central office, located at SCC Middle School in Rockwell City. Kruse’s final day with the district was this past Tuesday. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    06/30/2020 - 11:08am

  • SCC head football camp Bryan Case speaks to his players during last year's Titan football camp, held at the SCC Football Practice Fields in Lake City. [File photo]
    06/30/2020 - 10:46am

  • The 31st annual B.R.A.L.S. (Bike Ride Around Lohrville Slowly) is one of two big events to take place on July 4 within Calhoun County. [File photo]
    06/30/2020 - 10:19am

  • Famous charity runner Rik Zortman will run around Lake City on the afternoon of July 5. Zortman is asking for town or county residents for a six-letter name or word to help personalize his run. [Provided photo]
    06/30/2020 - 10:17am

  • SCC graduate Haley Stauter is looking forward to begin a new chapter of her life as a student of Buena Vista University this fall. Haley was one of 15 incoming BVU freshmen who received a scholarship, as part of the Invest in Rural Iowa Scholars Program. [Provided photo]
    06/30/2020 - 9:52am

  • On Saturday afternoon, Calhoun County reported two deaths related to COVID-19. [File photo]
    06/27/2020 - 10:52pm

  • At the urging of Manson Mayor Dave Anderson, Greater Crater Days has been cancelled. [File photo]
    06/25/2020 - 9:30pm

  • The Calhoun County Expo's free photo contest is open from now until July 6. On July 11, contest winners will be announced. [FIle photo]
    06/24/2020 - 2:45pm


Rik Zortman keeps his eyes forward while running this past Sunday afternoon in downtown Lake City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
07/07/2020 - 10:50am
Renowned charity runner Zortman paces through Lake City In the movie “Forrest Gump,” the titular character runs from coast to coast of the continental United States and back again on multiple occasions, running for three years, two months, 14 days...


06/30/2020 - 10:06am
With everything being wonky this year, you might not be going on that summer vacation that has been planned since January. Don’t let the coronavirus ruin all the fun, though. Below are a few ideas to still make awesome family memories, even if you...


SCC senior infielder Sam Fister scoops up a grounder during the tail end of June 30’s contest between the Titans and Ar-We-Va at the Titan Diamond in Lytton. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
07/07/2020 - 10:41am
Titan softball snaps five-game skid, but wins just one of four As the 2020 season rolls into its final stretch, the South Central Calhoun softball team is still trying to put it all together. With a handful of contests left, the Titans need to do...


06/30/2020 - 12:42pm
Lake City – Audrey Dell (Perdue) Williams, 91, passed away Monday June 29, 2020 from natural causes in her home at Lake City. Private family services will be held. Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City is assisting the family. Audrey was born on February...

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