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American Cancer Society in Southwest Iowa (www.acsengage.org/southwestiowa) is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser on March 1-April 30 to raise funds for ACS. American Cancer Society in Southwest Iowa will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected...
Sergeant First Class Steven Adams has retired after a 29-year career in the U.S. Army. SFC Adams retired on Jan. 8 in a ceremony at Fort McClellan near Anniston, Ala. He was joined in the ceremony by his mother, Goldie Adams, of Red Oak, and other members of his family.SFC Adams began his military...
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office enjoyed an active 2022. Both the Red Oak Police Department and Red Oak Fire Department saw an uptick in mental health calls, and Montgomery County Sheriff Jon Spunaugle said the sheriff’s office was no exception, especially because the sheriff’s office tackles...
Four officers were elected during the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Montgomery County extension council organizational meeting Jan. 26. The nine-member county extension council annually elects officers to comply with Iowa law. Mike Thomas, Red Oak, is the re-elected chairperson....
In celebration of National Unclaimed Property Day, held annually on Feb. 1, State Treasurer Roby Smith is sharing the newest report of unclaimed funds in the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt for Montgomery County. "In 2022, more than $98,300 was reported to the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt for Montgomery...
In an effort to celebrate American Heart Month and raise funds for uninsured and underinsured cardiac patients at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Jennie Edmundson Foundation is announcing the return of its Dance to the Beat fundraiser in person this year. The event is set to kick off at the...
The Southwest Iowa Housing Trust Fund (SWIHTF) is seeking applicants for its Homeownership Assistance Program. The program is made possible by a $100,000 grant from the Iowa Finance Authority to SWIHTF which is administered by Southwest Iowa Planning Council (SWIPCO). Over the past 5 years, this...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to the Liljedahl family during a ceremony today at the Iowa Pork Congress in Des Moines. Owned and operated by Dennis and Diane Liljedahl, along with their son, Drew, and daughter-in-law, Candice, Liljedahl Farms...
Mills, Fremont, Montgomery and Page counties in southwest Iowa all reported a 21.6 % increase in the value of farmland from 2021-2022, the highest percentage in the state of Iowa, according to results of the Iowa State University Land Value Survey. The survey showed agriculture land values...
Gov. Kim Reynolds signed legislation into law Tuesday that will provide families nearly $7,600 per child to cover private school expenses. The controversial Students First Act was passed by lawmakers overnight on Monday without the support of nine Republicans in the House of Representatives,...

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