Erin Sommers Graphic-Advocate Editor

11/27/2018 - 2:44pm
Elderbridge Agency on Agency served more than 17,000 meals in Calhoun County through the congregate meals and home-delivered meals programs in the fiscal year that ran from July 2017 through June 2018. “Meals is where we’re serving the highest number of residents in your county,” Sandi Jackson, Director of Lifelong Links for Elderbridge, told the Calhoun County Board of...
11/27/2018 - 2:43pm
The recent enrollment boom in kindergarten has South Central Calhoun School District officials looking at ways to add classroom space to the elementary school. Superintendent Jeff Kruse told the board Nov. 19 he had spoken with FEH architect Ron Speckman about adding the classroom space to the building. The district had to add a fourth...
11/27/2018 - 2:42pm
The West Lyon High School football team’s bus broke down near Early when the team travelled to Lake City to play the South Central Calhoun Titans Oct. 26. The West Lyon bus driver was able to “limp” to Lake City that night, SCC Superintendent Jeff Kruse said. “They used one of our buses to take kids home,” Kruse said...
11/27/2018 - 2:41pm
With Christmas coming up, more people may be logging on to online stores to get presents for under the tree. Marcie Boerner of Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association stopped by the Somers Library last week to talk about cybersecurity. In her own office, Boerner said staff have been going through new training to be more aware of the...
11/27/2018 - 2:38pm
At the Rockwell City Public Library Nov. 15, more than a dozen girls sat in pairs, each working with a selection of Legos. “We’re talking about teamwork,” Nicole Fannin of the Iowa State University Extension said, explaining the task the girls had. “We’re also talking about learning from experience.” For this...
11/20/2018 - 3:45pm
The South Central Calhoun Titans may not have made it to the field at the UNI Dome this year, but that didn’t stop Jacy McAlexander’s jersey from being there. West Sioux High School football captains took the jersey to honor McAlexander, who died in May of cancer, on the field for the coin toss in the state championship game with Dike-...
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