TOP HEADLINES


  • Pictured is an example of one of the towers associated with a new Public Safety Radio Communications System, which is a project that the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors is considering. Currently, the board is seeking public input on the $3.4 million project. [Provided photo]
    11/24/2020 - 11:04am

  • The SCC FFA presented their chapter updates to the public, administration and the school board during the latter’s Nov. 16 meeting, held at the SCC High School Auditorium in Lake City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/24/2020 - 10:59am

  • Pictured are the SCC FFA’s essay winners. Seated in the front row are (from left to right) Kitty Smith, Liz Scholtens and Madison Collison. Standing (from left to right) in the back row are Corey Hicks, Eli Wheelock, Josh Billmeier, Nolan Carver, Logan Carver and Ayden Toms. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/24/2020 - 10:49am

  • SCC junior running back Blake McAlister (left) shifts downfield for some open yardage, while senior Carson Pibal (center) prepares to block a Van Meter defender during the first half of the Titans’ Class 1A State Semifinal matchup, held on Nov. 14 at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/24/2020 - 10:46am

  • SCC point guard Cole Corey looks for an open teammate during last February’s district championship between the Titans and Southeast Valley in Manson. Corey is one of several seniors coming back to the hardwood this winter. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/24/2020 - 10:41am

  • SCC grappler Jordan Khommanyvong stares down his competitor during the 2020 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament, held this past February at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Khommanyvong is one of three state qualifiers who will return to the mat this season. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/24/2020 - 10:35am
  • 11/24/2020 - 10:27am

  • The Lake City Drive-In (pictured above) will hold its Community Thanksgiving Dinner, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/24/2020 - 10:06am
  • 11/24/2020 - 9:44am

  • Jody and Brad Scheppmann enjoy a day of fishing after taking the coronary artery calcium scoring at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital. Discovering they both had coronary artery disease, the couple has made efforts to manage their conditions by making healthier choices and seeking specialty care. [Provided photo]
    11/24/2020 - 9:31am

  • The 2000 Southern Cal Mustangs gather around their Class 1A State Championship trophy for a group photo after defeating Aplington-Parkersburg. Among the players are current UW-Eau Claire head football coach Wesley Beschorner and former Iowa State standout Ryan Kock. [Photo courtesy of Central School Preservation]
    11/17/2020 - 10:16am

  • The South Central Calhoun football team lift the Class 1A State Semifinalist trophy after the conclusion of their 20-12 season ending loss to Van Meter on Nov. 14 at the UNI-Dome. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/17/2020 - 10:04am

  • Simpson College runner and SCC alumnus Spencer Moon (center) poses for a post-meet photo with Harry Dudley and Eric Baldus following the American Rivers Conference Cross Country Championships, which were held on Nov. 7 in Pella. Moon led the Storm, placing fourth overall in the race. [Provided photo]
    11/17/2020 - 9:50am
  • 11/17/2020 - 9:33am

  • According to Calhoun County Public Health, an estimated 28 percent of the county's 41.3 percent of the county's two-week positivity rate is community spread. [Illustration courtesy of CDC]
    11/17/2020 - 9:27am

News


Pictured is an example of one of the towers associated with a new Public Safety Radio Communications System, which is a project that the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors is considering. Currently, the board is seeking public input on the $3.4 million project. [Provided photo]
11/24/2020 - 11:04am
County asks for public response on $3.4 million public safety radio system One month and six days from now, the 2020 calendar year is over with. Snow will possibly be on the ground and Christmas music will subside, in favor of standard music. Auld...

Opinion

11/24/2020 - 9:41am
Many of us may be staying home this year for Thanksgiving and making our first solo turkey dinner. Below are two simple holiday sides that are nearly impossible to mess up. So, even if the turkey is dry or the potatoes are runny, your marinated...

Sports


SCC junior running back Blake McAlister (left) shifts downfield for some open yardage, while senior Carson Pibal (center) prepares to block a Van Meter defender during the first half of the Titans’ Class 1A State Semifinal matchup, held on Nov. 14 at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
11/24/2020 - 10:46am
Titans net 17 all-district awards after UNI-Dome run As the latest chapter of South Central Calhoun football program concluded with a strong run to the Class 1A State Semifinals and a trip to the UNI-Dome, there are a few more accolades for the...

Obituaries

11/24/2020 - 9:09am
Patricia Diane Cooper, 71, of Manson, peacefully passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 at the Hiawatha Care Center after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. Pat was born Jan. 1, 1949 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Arthur and Mary Cooper. She...

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