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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 - 3:29pm
Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials approved a permit for a proposed hog confinement less than 24 hours after it met with Lohrville residents who begged the organization not to do so. Supervisor Scott Jacobs attended that Sept. 5 public meeting with DNR acting Director Bruce Trautman about the confinement, which would be located less...
09/18/2018 - 3:28pm
Not long ago, Brittany Drew talked with a former Shady Oaks Care Center employee and resident.  The woman had written a poem, full of inside jokes, about the time she had spent at the Lake City center, said Drew, who does public relations for the care center. “I thought it was cool that Shady Oaks had made such an impact on her that she...
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...
09/18/2018 - 3:08pm
The fact that members of the general public could, in theory, invest in the nine shippers who control 90 percent of the crude oil that passes through the Dakota Access pipeline, is sufficient to create a public benefit, an attorney for the pipeline told the Iowa Supreme Court Sept. 12. Brett Dublinske said court precedents allow for eminent domain...
09/12/2018 - 8:15am
Iowa’s youth are showing a shift in attitude about prescription medications, Community and Family Resources prevention specialist Corey Dewey told the Calhoun County Board of Supervisor Sept. 4. “Underage drinking numbers are kind of decreasing as marijuana and medication (abuse) numbers go way up,” Dewey said. She said she hears...
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