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CC: Area distance runners take strides
Going the Distance – Area CC Results Woodbine runs away with RVC titles Woodbine claimed the Rolling Valley Conference cross country championships with a pair of dominating performances …
VB: Post Season volleyball pairings released
Post-season volleyball tournament trail released The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union release their 2021 Regional Volleyball Tournament pairings last week. The winners move onto the next …
VB: Lady Reds net runner-up WIC honors
Lady Reds outlast Trojans   Missouri Valley rallied from a first set defeat for a 3-1 win over Tri-Center in Western Iowa Conference play on Oct. 5 at Missouri Valley. Maya Contreraz …
VB: Panthers score two straight WIC wins
Vikings edge Panthers AHSTW slipped past Logan-Magnolia, 3-2, in Western Iowa Conference play on Oct. 4 at Avoca. Macanna Guritz (19-21, 2 aces) and Ruby Nolting (14-14, 2 aces) had solid …
VB: TIgers share RVC crown
Tigers fly past Rockets Woodbine made quick work with a 3-0 sweep over Paton-Churdan in Rolling Valley Conference play on Oct. 5 in Woodbine. Savannah Marshall (13-13, 2 aces) and Charlie Pryor …
Area High School Football Standings
2021 High School Football ScoreBoard Oct. 8; Oct. 15; Oct. 22 Class A, District 10 Woodbury Central            …
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Obituaries
Robert D. Anderson, 92
Robert D. Anderson December 14, 1928 – October 10, 2021 Retired Ford Dealer MO Valley, IA The family will receive friends Friday, October 15th from 6pm to 7pm with ROSARY at …
Mary E. Plowman, 58
Mary Elizabeth Plowman died on Oct. 4, 2021.
Gregg L. Moore, 49
Gregg LeRoy Moore passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021.
Linda R. Hack, 81
Linda Ruth Hack passed away.
Jacquelyn J. Wall, 91
Jacquelyn Jean Wall passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021.
Kurt Thompson von Sternberg, 62
Kurt Thompson von Sternberg passed away April 2, 2021.
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Letters
Concerning the topic of the ARPA funding, this is what we now know: The Board of Supervisors knew of the Federal allocation of money in May 2021; the total amount the county received was …
Even if you never drive on a country road, chances are that you will end up following a combine, tractor pulling a grain cart or wagon, or even a semi-truck hauling grain. Please be patient, the …
I have checked the Harrison County Board of Supervisors website weekly for five months. Sometimes, numerous times in one week. To this day, Sept. 21, 2021, the minutes of the weekly BOS meetings are …
It is ironic the Federal Government appointees are blaming the unvaccinated U.S. citizens for the new COVID-19 explosion. When at the same time, people – 900,000 so far and going up – are crossing the southern border, coming in hot with COVID in their body. Government appointees sprinkle these people into the interior of the U.S.
Crawford County Farm Bureau Board of Directors wants to remind everyone when traveling on rural roads to slow down at intersections, especially where there is tall corn.
Columnists
It happens to every one of us at one time or another. We travel along comfortably and everything seems fine. Then, suddenly our life journey takes a curve so sharp that we feel like we’ve been flung off the road. The pain of sadness is so great that we want to crawl into a corner and cry. We long to do a life reset, to go back to the way things were a week, a month, or a year ago. We forget all about putting on the big boots.
The gate to the front yard beckoned, only ten yards away. I pictured Mom inside the house working on supper. When I walked in she would take one look at my severely injured knee and immediately shift into motherly-care mode. She would gently wash the scrape and clean out the gravel. I could almost smell the hydrogen peroxide that she would pour over it, making it sting like the dickens. White droplets would puff out on all the scratches. “It’s killing the germs,” she would say as the tiny bubbles popped, whispering a fizzing sound.
Harrison County Assessor Brenda Loftus recently hired a firm out of Omaha called HR Systems to study whether her salary is in line with the other 98 County assessor's salaries. Their findings were …
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Do you prefer fall campfires or fall bonfires?

Early fall is Homecoming, and Homecoming is bonfires. But early fall is also the last chance to camp before winter weather rolls in. Do you prefer fall bonfires with the crowd or a quiet night by …

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