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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...
05/08/2018 - 2:29pm
The rules in a country school were clear cut and the punishments swift, South Central Calhoun fifth-grade students learned last week. “Let’s say you got in late, five minutes tardy,” Faith Blaskovich said as she read through a list of rules that applied to the schools the students’ grandparents or great-grandparents may...
05/08/2018 - 2:27pm
The City of Lohrville will have $10,000 to use for walking trail improvements this year, thanks to a prize from The Healthiest State Initiative and Wellmark. Lohrville won the 2018 Blue Mile Set the Pace challenge – the tiny town had the biggest percentage of residents register for the annual walk in downtown Des Moines. To get that many...
05/01/2018 - 2:43pm
The Highway 4 Recreation Area and pond was one of Keith Roos’ pet projects. Roos, who served as Calhoun County’s conservation director for more than 30 years, died in October. On Saturday, conservation board members, county officials and young fishers and their parents gathered to dedicate a new sign naming the pond in Roos’...
05/01/2018 - 2:36pm
 Gus Macke is thankful for a lot of things, but there’s one group of people that will come up again and again when he’s talking about the success of the car dealership that bears his family’s name. “I’m most thankful for my employees, by far,” he said last week. “The community is great. The customers...
04/24/2018 - 11:46am
South Central Calhoun High School students celebrated prom 2018 on April 21 in Lake City. They capped off the evening with afterprom in Rockwell City. GRAPHIC-ADVOCATE PHOTOS/ERIN SOMMERS
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