Erin Sommers Graphic-Advocate Editor

10/16/2018 - 3:55pm
None of the members of Iowa’s Environmental Protection Commission were interested in supporting Calhoun County’s appeal of a hog confinement north of Lohrville. The EPC met this morning in Des Moines, giving the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors a chance to make its argument against the proposed confinement, as well as letting members of the public share their concerns about the...
10/16/2018 - 8:38am
Payton Steig donated blood for the first time during last year’s South Central Calhoun High School blood drive. “It was scary at first,” she said. “It feels weird when you first start.” But the sensations weren’t enough to discourage her from donating again. This year, the senior health occupations student plans...
10/10/2018 - 8:23am
The state’s Environmental Protection Commission will hear Calhoun County’s appeal of a hog confinement permit at a hearing at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at the Iowa State Capitol Building in Des Moines. The hearing will be held in room 116. It is open to the public. In order to attend that hearing, the Board of Supervisors announced Oct. 9...
10/09/2018 - 12:53pm
Frances Nutter was close to her brother, Bernard Doyle. Just two years apart in age, the two grew up playing together and fighting together in Red Cloud, Neb., where they lived with their parents and five other siblings. “We did everything together,” said Nutter, 94, who moved to Lake City after World War II with her husband, a Jolley...
10/09/2018 - 12:51pm
All three members of the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors want to see Sherman Township build a fire station at Twin Lakes. But board members were concerned about following the county’s zoning ordinance when approving the site for the building on the north side of North Twin Lake. Sherman Township trustees approved borrowing about $240,000...
10/09/2018 - 12:49pm
Lake City officials want to move ahead with a project to repaint the city’s water tower, but just what the new design will look like remains to be decided. The city council, at its Oct. 1 meeting, looked through several potential design options that included line drawings of the gazebo from the city square, as well as the fountain. Other...
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