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09/20/2017 - 8:33am
In 2002, when 4-H was celebrating its 100th anniversary in Iowa, local clubs began to wonder about their own history, and what happened that led to the creation of the organization itself. What came next snowballed into a broader look at the history of Iowa State University Extension and the founding of ISU itself, Jill Mims of Iowa State University Extension in Calhoun County told members of the...
09/20/2017 - 8:32am
Jessica Hicks and Tanner Macke were named the 2017 South Central Calhoun Homecoming Queen and King at the annual coronation and pep rally Sept. 13 in Lake City. The coronation preceded the presentation of the high school’s fall sports teams and the class skits. Students picked Disney as their theme this year, and each of the skits played on...
09/20/2017 - 8:29am
On Friday night, Capri Theatre Board Member Mary Sporleder and volunteer Michele Deluhrey stood behind the concession stand counter, waiting for moviegoers to arrive. The Capri Theatre was showing “Gifted,” and volunteers were a little worried it would be a slow night, not because of the feature, but because the theatre was competing...
09/13/2017 - 10:13am
In a dimly light room at the Rockwell City United Methodist Church one afternoon last week, Calhoun County REC’s Keaton Hildreth captured the attention of a group of second-grade students. Wearing a hard hat and gloves, Hildreth showed the South Central Calhoun Elementary School students exactly what could happen if they created a link...
09/13/2017 - 9:25am
A team of Lake City cooks took first place at the annual Dell Blair Memorial Chili Cookoff in Lake City Sunday. Paul Bixenstine, Jason Bixenstine, Mark Hungate, Maria Bixenstine and Barb and Dennis Hedin comprised Knooper Chili, which won this year’s trophy. Jason Bixenstine said the secret to the award-winning recipe was hard work. Second...
09/13/2017 - 7:34am
Nick Spencer bested Chris Green for an open at-large seat on the South Central Calhoun School Board in Tuesday’s district election. Spencer, who lives between Lake City and Rockwell City, is a graduate of Southern Cal High School. Green, of Lake City, also graduated from Southern Cal. Spencer received 168 votes, while Green received 145....
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