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01/09/2018 - 4:18pm
From now through the end of March, subscribers and customers of The Graphic-Advocate should contact the Lake City office at 712-464-3188 for immediate assistance, while editor Erin Sommers is on maternity leave. The general email address for the Lake City office is lcgraphic@ iowatelecom.net. Advertising manager Toni Venteicher can be reached at toni.venteicher4@ gmail.com. Please direct all...
01/02/2018 - 3:49pm
Calhoun County’s Board of Supervisors accepted a proposed $1,500 raise for elected officials at their Dec. 26 meeting, with one caveat. The board opted to make their acceptance conditional on the state of the county’s budget, once budget hearings begin this month. But at least one supervisor wasn’t happy that the Compensation...
01/02/2018 - 3:48pm
For more than a century, women in one local family have been hitting the basketball court, a matrilineal tradition that started six generations ago in Auburn. Frances (Bean) VanAhn kicked off the tradition, playing high school ball before graduating from Auburn in 1913. Today, VanAhn’s great-great-great-granddaughters, Payton and Sayer Steig...
01/02/2018 - 3:47pm
Calhoun County Supervisor Carl Legore assumes the chairmanship for the board this year, his second year in office. “It took awhile to learn the job,” Legore said. But now, as he’s feeling more comfortable in the position, he said he’s seeing some areas of improvement that he hopes he and fellow supervisors can work on for...
01/02/2018 - 3:41pm
 When the clock turns over at midnight Dec. 31 and starts the new year, plenty of Americans vow to make changes in their lives, or set goals for the next year. Iowa’s legislators are no different. The Graphic-Advocate reached out to federal and local elected officials, to see what their goals are for 2018. On the federal level, trade...
01/02/2018 - 3:39pm
Iowa Central Community College officials are hoping a 12 percent reduction in the amount of money they are asking voters to approve is enough of a change to garner the 60 percent yes votes needed to approve the tax increase. ICCC President Dr. Dan Kinney has been making the rounds throughout the nine-county region that supports the college, again...
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