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09/13/2017 - 10:18am
In August, the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors, acting in their drainage trustee capacity, opted not to pay a $240 attorney bill, which was sent to a joint Pocahontas-Calhoun drainage district. The bill stemmed from a consultation between a Calhoun County landowner and the Pocahontas County drainage attorney, Jim Hudson. Calhoun County supervisors said they weren’t sure the drainage...
09/13/2017 - 9:22am
The Twin Lakes Book Nooks will open next spring, a project organizer said last week at the dedication of what will be one of the first lending library sites at the north lake. The group, working with Calhoun County Conservation, selected five sites for the book boxes, from which lake residents may borrow and return books, and possibly games and...
09/13/2017 - 7:34am
Nick Spencer bested Chris Green for an open at-large seat on the South Central Calhoun School Board in Tuesday’s district election. Spencer, who lives between Lake City and Rockwell City, is a graduate of Southern Cal High School. Green, of Lake City, also graduated from Southern Cal. Spencer received 168 votes, while Green received 145....
09/05/2017 - 3:30pm
Vietnam veterans may not have received much of a welcome home following their service in Southeast Asia, but veterans organizations today are trying to recognize those veterans. One of the ways Iowa veterans groups, including the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs and the Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs, is working to spread that recognition...
09/05/2017 - 3:29pm
Five seats on the South Central Calhoun School Board are up for election this month. Voting is scheduled for noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at two voting centers – the Calhoun County Courthouse basement in Rockwell City and the Lake City Community center. District 1 (north), 4-year term Kari Musselman, a Rockwell City/Lytton graduate and SCC parent...
09/05/2017 - 3:28pm
Calhoun County is seeing more opioid prescriptions than surrounding counties, a substance abuse prevention specialist who with Community and Family Resources told the Calhoun County Board of Supervisors last week. But those numbers might be misleading, Cory Keller said. “We don’t know why (Calhoun County has a higher prescription rate...
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