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08/07/2018 - 8:43am
Occasionally, residents of Shady Oaks celebrate milestone anniversaries and birthdays. This fall, it’s Shady Oaks itself that’s having an anniversary – a golden one, to be exact. The senior care facility will celebrate 50 years of service in the community in September. In preparation, Shady Oaks is hosting a fundraiser Aug. 23, Public Relations Coordinator Brittany Drew said....
08/07/2018 - 8:42am
Redenius Clinic in Lake City has a new storefront design, thanks in part to the city’s Bricks and Mortar program and the Lake City Betterment. Owner Jeff Redenius and his dad, Gary, who owns Redenius Construction, tackled the project themselves earlier this summer. They replaced the large, plate-glass windows with bricks and shake siding....
08/07/2018 - 8:41am
Kylie Hildreth does not like to be in the spotlight. But that doesn’t mean she isn’t working hard behind the scenes – or even on stage, as long as no one is looking. The Rockwell City Rotary Club has named Hildreth, 33, as the 2018 Citizen of the Year. Club President Carl Legore presented Hildreth with the award at Sweet Corn...
08/07/2018 - 8:40am
One afternoon last week, the children at Kid’s Spot daycare in Lake City gathered and started singing “Happy Birthday” to 3-year-old class teacher Sherry Dettman. Except it wasn’t Dettman’s birthday – the week marked the 25th anniversary since she had joined the daycare. Some of the younger children were a...
08/07/2018 - 8:39am
South Central Calhoun Elementary School will be the latest school in the state to switch from Backpack Buddies to a school food pantry. Principal Nicole McChesney accepted the first food delivery from Food Bank of Iowa July 26. As she opened the first box, she found frozen croissants, the kind kids can microwave and eat before they head out to...
08/07/2018 - 8:38am
In an effort to reach new audiences, and to highlight some of the kinds of items on display within its walls, the Calhoun County Museum has started a four-week series of discussions, starting with a look at the cloth apron. The once-ubiquitous, usually cotton covering served a multitude of purposes, Uyntha Duncan told a small group of women at the...
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