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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-New Hartford Friday in Cedar Falls. Ben Bouza,...
11/20/2018 - 3:43pm
As Stewart Memorial Community Hospital employees discussed the need for improvements to several parts of the hospital, an emergency room worker offered CEO Cindy Carstens a story that illustrated just what’s wrong with the existing setup. An elderly woman from out of town was in the emergency room, Carstens said, and when she was discharged...
11/20/2018 - 3:37pm
Tyler Fistler was leaning toward a career in physical therapy. “At first, I always knew I wanted to go into the medical field,” Fistler said in an interview last month at the Fistler Chiropractic office in Rockwell City, within the Nick Hildreth Memorial Clinic. Sports injuries led to recurring headaches, and those brought him to a...
11/13/2018 - 4:13pm
Nate Lamphier had considered joining the military, but never took any steps beyond thinking about such service. Then Sept. 11, 2001, happened. As he watched friends join the military, he decided he needed to, as well. In 2009, Lamphier joined the U.S. Army and spent 21 of the next 36 months away from home, including a year in Iraq. “I got to...
11/13/2018 - 4:08pm
At Macke Motors last week, Jolene Beenen, a North Central Correctional Facility captain, walked several dozen women through exercises that could help them escape from an assailant. Gus and Nancy Macke offered to host the self defense class, which female employees and the spouses of employees took Nov. 6 and which about 50 women from the public...
11/13/2018 - 4:03pm
West Sioux High School’s football team may have viewed the South Central Calhoun Titans as rivals on the field Nov. 2, but they didn’t let that stop them from remembering the team and its community as people grieving the death of a young man. West Sioux cheerleaders presented Zane Neubaum and his parents $500 they raised from Falcons...
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