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05/22/2018 - 12:58pm
South Central Calhoun senior Nic Englin brought a visual reminder for his classmates at the Class of 2018 commencement ceremony Sunday. Englin started with a jar containing golf balls. He added gravel, then sand, then poured pop over the whole thing. “The golf balls are the big things, the really important things,” he said. “Family, friends, your health.” The gravel...
05/22/2018 - 12:53pm
On a recent Friday afternoon, South Central Calhoun eighth-grade student Morgan Henry read aloud from a book she had written. Henry’s story, and all of the stories written by students in Gene Folsom’s history class, focused on the California Gold Rush. “I think it was a really great idea to try something new,” Henry said of...
05/15/2018 - 10:42am
A conversation between two friends about opening their own clothing store became reality in January when they opened the doors of Mainline Boutique in Rockwell City. Mandy Becker and Holly Frerk, both of Manson, picked the location on the corner of Fourth and Main streets because of its availability – Becker’s parents own Lynch’s...
05/15/2018 - 10:36am
South Central Calhoun Elementary School added art displays and musical performances to the Little Titans Relays on Friday. Parents, grandparents and family friends filled the school to hear their children sing and watch them compete in a variety of events. 
05/15/2018 - 10:34am
The South Central Calhoun High School Academic Decathlon team outscored 10 teams from other states to place second in an online, national competition. This is the third consecutive year the team has placed in the top three, coach John Olson said. “This was a year where we had lost a really strong group of people last spring,” Olson...
05/08/2018 - 2:30pm
Jim and Sue Hirschberg have been making their own wine for about a dozen years. Three years ago, they decided they wanted to open their own winery. Fast forward to this year – and jump through a string of federal alcohol licensing hoops – and you’ve got Sweet Honeymoon Winery, which officially opened its doors at the Hirschberg...
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