06/22/2021 - 10:57am
CEDAR FALLS – According to a June 14 news release sent out from the University of Northern Iowa’s Office of University Relations, six natives hailing from The Graphic-Advocate area received their degrees from UNI. Three graduates call Manson home,...


In the latest Preserving The Past column from Lynn Gentry, Alpha Owens touches on the fashions and attires of the 1890s. Ladies of the era would use irons, such as the one pictured above, to help clothes become wrinkle free. [Photo courtesy of Laurel Leaf Farm]
06/15/2021 - 10:43am
The hot, humid weather of the past few weeks made me glad I didn’t experience a Calhoun County summer in the 1890s. Alpha Owens continues her commentary of the styles and dress of her era with this account of what women wore.   I can’t imagine how...


SCC freshman Mady Smidt swings away at a pitch during this past Friday’s conference matchup between the Titans and Emmetsburg at the Titan Diamond in Lytton. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
06/15/2021 - 11:23am
SCC softball team splits in busy third week of action Midway through the 2021 season, the South Central Calhoun softball team is sitting in a good spot. With 11 games left, the Titans have a good chance of not only keeping a winning record, but...


06/16/2021 - 10:59am
Donald W. Somers of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2021 at the age of 85. A celebration of Don’s life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on July 11 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis. Memorials to Lake City’s...

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