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05/23/2017 - 2:51pm
Rockwell City’s Main Street Iowa application has a good chance of being selected for the economic development program, officials told the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors May 16. “Our chances are looking pretty favorable,” Calhoun County Economic Development Corp. Director Jill Heisterkamp said. “There are only four or five towns competing for three positions.”...
05/23/2017 - 2:45pm
At first, Ryan Hildreth didn’t understand why the caretaker of the American cemetery in Epinal, France, grabbed a closed glass jar as the man headed out to show Hildreth and his wife, Sandra, the gravesite of a relative. But the reason for the jar wasn’t a secret for long – the caretaker poured some sand from inside onto the...
05/23/2017 - 2:43pm
South Central Calhoun third-grade student Tyler Jackson had a favorite question to pose to business owners and employees May 12. “Did you ever get fired?” Jackson asked at more than one of the job sites the third-grade students visited as part of a job tour around the Rockwell City square. At Collman Realty, Shelly Hartwig told Jackson...
05/23/2017 - 11:54am
South Central Calhoun High School senior class president Kelsi Carlson asked her classmates to think back to the first day they came to class as Titans Sunday afternoon.  “We were there for the start of something new,” she said, adding the students quickly shed their identities as Southern Cal Mustangs and Rockwell City/Lytton...
05/16/2017 - 2:38pm
About 72 percent of the Class of 2017 – 44 students out of 61 – received scholarships at the Senion Awards program Sunday night at SCC High School. Among the new awards this year was the Justin Scott Martin scholarship, awarded to Jesse Casey and Jordan Feldhans, and named in honor of Principal Randy Martin’s son, Urbandale...
05/16/2017 - 2:36pm
Dakota Access has just one crew assigned to repair damaged tiles in an area that spans from Interstate 80 to 18 miles into Cherokee County, an inspector told the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors May 9. Cole Kruizenga, a project chief with ISG, the engineering firm contracted to provide the pipeline site inspections, said he didn’t know...
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