Community News

  • More Montgomery County residents expected to call Quitline Iowa

    If a statewide study of tobacco use is any indication, the vast majority of Iowa smokers in Taylor County want to quit. Thanks to a new campaign from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), 2011 might just be the year tobacco users in Montgomery County beat their addiction to tobacco.

  • Cub Scout Bridging ceremony held Dec. 20

    SHENANDOAH – Four local Cub Scouts recently “graduated” from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts.   The bridging ceremony was held Dec. 20 during the monthly Pack meeting at the First Methodist church.  

  • January is Radon Action Month

  • “Troop 2 Troop” cookie project starts

    By Julie Ehlers

  • Roundup at Pamida benefits MCAR shelter

    By Jan Black

    If you purchase items between Jan. 5 and Jan. 19 at the Pamida store in Red Oak you will have an opportunity to support the goals of the Montgomery County Animal Rescue and Shelter.  
    When checking out, you can round up your total purchases to the next whole dollar and those proceeds will go to MCARS.  All proceeds will be used to fund the Spay Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) which benefits animals in Montgomery County and the surrounding Counties of Adams, Cass, Fremont, Mills and Page.

  • P.E.O. Chapter HB Donation

    Local P.E.O. Chapter HB recently sold fresh greenery from Sherwood Forest Farms near Seattle, Wash.

    The membership decided to donate proceeds from the greenery sales combined with our chapter
    Christmas collection to Nishna Productions for use on their building fund project. Alice Artherholt, Alturistic chairman presented a check for $950 to Nishna Productions director Sherri Clark.

  • Red Oak Rehab employee award

    Red Oak Rehab and Care Center (RORCC) recognizes its employees who have excelled in their responsibilities and their ability to give our customers quality care with respect, dignity and kindness.
    Janice Tilton was awarded the Service That Applauds Red Oak (STAR)of the Quarter.  Janice serves as a certified Nursing Assistant and was nominated by her coworkers for the STAR award.  Janice received a STAR pin and certificate from Director of Nursing Stacey Baucom and $50 in Red Oak Chamber Bucks,

  • Lt. Jason Erickson named commander of local Civil Air Patrol Squadron

    RED OAK – Lt Jason Erickson assumed command Dec. 14 of the Civil Air Patrol’s Southwest Iowa Composite Squadron.
    Erickson, the squadron’s former deputy commander, now adds the title of commander to his vast list of accomplishments. 

  • Stanton Friends raise $1,306 for Viking Center

    Stanton Care Center announced their fundraising efforts for the Stanton Friends Committee, all money raised will go towards the building of the Viking Center, a multi-purpose facility to be built in Stanton which will house a wellness center, public library, preschool, and multi-purpose area along with a FEMA approved storm shelter.
    Stanton Care Center staff, administration, and residents all took part in efforts to raise funds for the Viking Center project.  

  • Winner takes home $1,000 in merchandise

    RED OAK - This Christmas Budd Krcilek is a little more thankful, his name was drawn for the $1,000 Shopping Giveaway at Red Oak Do it Center.

    On Nov. 23, 2010, Budd’s name was chosen as the winner of the Red Oak Do it Center $1,000 Shopping Giveaway.
    Budd was selected at random during a live interview on KCSI 95.3 FM from nearly 1,000 entries at the store from August – November 16.
    Krcilek, with the help of his wife Sandy, chose his merchandise carefully, and selected a Husqvarna 30” Snow thrower.