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The Red Oak community lost another well known and active member of the community on Jan. 16.Lester “Allen” Nelson, known to all as Al, passed away at the age of 82. Nelson worked for the Learning Resource Center and was a freelance commercial artist. He later worked for McKeown and Associates...
Zion Integrated Behavioral Health Services is spreading the word about Problem Gambling Awareness month.At the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors meeting Feb. 20, the supervisors approved a proclamation recognizing March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The nationwide grassroots campaign is...
“Seussical the Musical” is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza for all ages which lovingly brings to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters.The show opens at 7 p.m. Feb 29 through March 2 at the Red Oak Junior/Senior High School auditorium. A matinee performance will take place at 2...
This year Nishna Productions, Inc. (NPI) is celebrating 50 years of service to adult men and women with disabilities in southwest Iowa. Nishna Productions, Inc. was founded in 1974 by a group of parents who were wanting something for their adult children to do after they completed their special...
The legacy of Roger Carlson is still being remembered in the Red Oak community.Carlson passed away suddenly on Jan. 16 at the age of 70, leaving a void in places all across the community. In addition to serving multiple times on the Red Oak School Board, Carlson was a past and present member of...
Montgomery County Auditor Jill Ozuna conducted a successful post-election audit of the Feb, 6 Special Election City of Coburg City Council to fill vacancy ballots in Precinct 6 were hand-counted by election officials to ensure they matched the totals reported by the ballot tabulator.The precinct...
Bryce Johnson will return to the Red Oak School Board later this month.The Red Oak School Board held a special meeting Feb. 13 to interview candidates to complete the remainder of the term of Roger Carlson’s term\.Initially, three candidates expressed interest for the post, prior board member Bryce...
An open burn ban is in effect as of Feb 26 for all areas and jurisdictions within Montgomery County.    The ban prohibits all open and controlled burning in Montgomery County, including all incorporated city limits within the county. Record high temperatures, limited to no moisture and continued...
Nick JohansenThe Red Oak Express The Red Oak City Council has taken another step towards completion of the townhome project at Woodland Hills.At the regular meeting Feb. 5, Red Oak Mayor Shawnna Silvius and the council discussed a recommendation from the Red Oak Planning and Zoning board to approve...
Teachers at the Red Oak School District received a special boost from the Red Oak Optimist Club on Feb. 7.Optimist Club President Doug Tye and members Dan Crouse and Rick Leinen gave each certified teacher at the junior/senior high school, Inman Elementary, and the Red Oak Early Childhood Center $...

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