Featured

09/18/2018 - 3:32pm
The South Central Calhoun Titans football team won their 2018 Homecoming gave 49-6 over the Southeast Valley Jaguars Friday night. The win capped off the Homecoming week celebrations that included coronation of Queen Kara Collison and King Mason Merkley, as well as skits, a parade and the Homecoming dance.  Follow the link to order photos from this year's Homecoming week.  https://...
09/18/2018 - 3:26pm
While the physical structures the Civilian Conservation Corps built in Iowa between 1933 and 1942 are still standing, its legacy hasn’t lasted as long in the memory of Iowans. That’s what author Linda McCann has learned as she traveled the state, interviewing the few remaining CCC participants or the children and grandchildren of the...
09/12/2018 - 8:03am
The stories from Sept. 11, 2001, are full of close calls and people in places they shouldn’t have been. Carl Legore of Rockwell City has one of those stories. Legore, who retired from the Army a few years ago, was stationed in the Washington D.C. area as a public affairs officer with the Army National Guard. That service’s offices...
09/12/2018 - 7:50am
In the entryway of Rockwell City United Methodist Church Friday, Kerri McAlexander’s second-grade students lined up to stick their heads inside of a Dermascan. “I see little dots and sparkles,” Lauryn Wells said, describing the way her skin looked under the special light. Joleen Schmit of Calhoun County Public Health explained to...
09/12/2018 - 7:10am
Up on the bandstand in the Lake City square, Councilwoman Tami Green asked one question of each of the Little Miss and Little Mister contestants Sunday afternoon. “What is your favorite part of fall?” Green asked the children. Their answers centered on a theme, the universal experience of jumping in piles of raked leaves. Green and...
09/04/2018 - 2:11pm
The Calhoun County Board of Supervisors understood the stakes at their Aug. 27 meeting. If they didn’t accept a request for the county to pay $200,200 to cover the cost of about 7,000 linear feet of water lines, getting water to the intersection of Highway 4 and U.S. 20 probably wouldn’t happen. But, supervisors were also wary of...
Syndicate content