TOP HEADLINES


  • Head Chef Aaron Dodd (center) prepares a prime rib during this past Friday’s dinner service at the Carnegie Bistro & Ale House in Lake City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    12/07/2021 - 12:49pm

  • The South Central Calhoun Dance Team gathered for a picture at the ISDTA State Championships, which took place last Wednesday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. [Photo courtesy of the SCC Dance Team]
    12/07/2021 - 12:41pm

  • SCC juniors Riley Batta and Kylee Schleisman share a laugh following a 53-47 victory over South Hamilton, held on Nov. 30 at the SCC Middle School Gymnasium in Rockwell City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    12/07/2021 - 12:38pm

  • SCC senior Tony Sanders goes airborne for a slam dunk during the second half of the Titans’ 57-35 win over South Hamilton on Nov. 30 at the SCC Middle School Gymnasium in Rockwell City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    12/07/2021 - 12:35pm

  • SCC senior grappler Jayden Soard displays his “100 Wins” poster following his semifinals victory at the Doug Wood Invitational, held this past Saturday at the MNW Gymnasium in Manson. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    12/07/2021 - 12:33pm

  • Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will return to Lytton at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Lytton Gazebo. This Sunday, both Lytton and Rockwell City will host Christmas-themed activities for both kids and adults. [File photo]
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  • Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. [File photo]
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  • SCC junior point guard Kylee Schleisman goes up a for contested layup during the second half of the Titans’ season opening win over Storm Lake on Nov. 23 at the Tornado Fieldhouse in Storm Lake. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/30/2021 - 11:42am
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  • Starting on Friday evening, two towns within The Graphic-Advocate will host activities related to Christmas. Above, Kristi Macke snaps pictures of Santa and the kiddos during last year’s Christmas Festival at the Capri Theatre in Lake City. This year, the event will be held at the Lake City Community Memorial Building. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
    11/30/2021 - 11:26am

  • The USS Arizona burns after her forward magazines have exploded, following the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941. Due to the attacks, the United States officially entered World War II. [Photo courtesy of the U.S. National Parks Service]
    11/30/2021 - 11:13am

  • Pictured above is Eleanor Korum (right), an employee of Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation, and Beth McCarter, Administrative Assistant with the South Central Calhoun Community School District (left). Recently, the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation donated food coupons and pork sticks to help combat childhood hunger in the area. [Provided photo]
    11/30/2021 - 11:08am

News


Head Chef Aaron Dodd (center) prepares a prime rib during this past Friday’s dinner service at the Carnegie Bistro & Ale House in Lake City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
12/07/2021 - 12:49pm
The Graphic-Advocate area witnesses an influx of new restaurants In Calhoun County, there’s no shortage of places to dine out at. Lake City is known for the Lake City Drive-In, Sweet Things, the Lake City Country Club and recently, Jalisco Mexican...

Opinion


Back in the day, dredge ditches allowed country school students to see and learn about nature. [Photo courtesy of Calhoun County]
12/07/2021 - 12:17pm
Ruth Hayler Ridge taught in the Butler No. 4 school. It was located three-fourths of a mile west of Knoke, so it was known as the Knoke School.  Ridge’s memories in “The Good Old Days of the Vanished Country Schools of Calhoun County” come from her...

Sports


SCC juniors Riley Batta and Kylee Schleisman share a laugh following a 53-47 victory over South Hamilton, held on Nov. 30 at the SCC Middle School Gymnasium in Rockwell City. [Tyler Anderson/The Graphic-Advocate]
12/07/2021 - 12:38pm
No. 11-ranked Titan girls fend off Hawks, cruise past Raiders Little by little, the South Central Calhoun girls’ basketball team is climbing the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s rankings. Starting the season, the Titans checked in at 13th....

Obituaries

11/30/2021 - 9:17am
Susan (Susie) Leigh Carlson passed away at the age of 59 on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 in Chandler, Arizona.  A memorial service will be held at the Woodlawn Christian Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, with a visitation available one hour prior to...

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