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11/14/2017 - 11:07am
South Central Calhoun Middle School students offered their thanks and appreciation to military veterans and men and women in active service Friday. “You made it so people know heroes don’t always wear capes,” Keira Hammen said. “You made us safe. You made us free.” Emma Englin addressed her letter to veterans to some specific veterans – her great-grandfathers...
11/14/2017 - 10:53am
Accura Health Care of Pomeroy recently achieved the first of three National Quality Award levels. The National Quality Award Program’s Bronze Award is the first of three levels of recognition care facilities can receive for improving the level of care their staff provides to residents. The award levels are successive – a care facility...
11/08/2017 - 4:35pm
David Dawson and John Hepp will return to the Rockwell City Council for another term, following Tuesday’s city elections. Dawson received the most votes of any candidate, 146. Hepp received 132. Challenger Keaton Graffunder received 63 votes in his unsuccessful bid to join the council. Incumbent Rockwell City Mayor Phil Heinlen will return...
11/07/2017 - 12:37pm
 A report from a bridge structure expert renewed the conversation about an out-of-commission bridge in northern Calhoun County. Calhoun County Engineer Zac Andersen told the Board of Supervisors he had just learned that the bridge in Williams Township, which had been rated to allow traffic weighing up to 10 tons, would now be posted to allow...
11/07/2017 - 12:36pm
Since taking office in March, Sheriff Scott Anderson has been actively updating the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors about likely changes coming to the department. Some, such as a radio system upgrade, are projects that have been on the books for awhile. Others, such as a need to adjust the department’s jail cost budget, are the result of...
11/07/2017 - 12:15pm
A year ago, Rockwell City residents woke up to the news that they had lost one of their own. Justin Martin, 24, had been shot and killed in the line of duty while working a night shift for the Urbandale Police Department. A Rockwell City native, Martin had aspired to law enforcement for years and was well regarded around town. The year has been...
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