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The Red Oak Junior/Senior High School will be bringing some Christmas cheer to the auditorium this week.“Elf The Musical Jr.” will be performed for audiences on Dec. 1-2. Director Terra Marsden said the show is based off the 2003 film which starred comedian Will Ferrell.“It’s a musical about Buddy...
The project to paint the planter boxes on the square has been completed.In 2022, efforts were started by the Red Oak Arts Destination Group with two projects being completed in 2022. Designs were created by Gannon Sallach and Samantha Williams.Another recent project was completed in front of the...
Montgomery County Memorial Hospital + Clinics, on behalf of the new MCMH Pharmacy, would like to share some important information about the temporary closure scheduled for essential updates and training during the transition from Medicap and Red Oak Pharmacy to MCMH Pharmacy.• Red Oak Pharmacy will...
Housing and the future of the City of Red Oak remain top priorities for officials with the City of Red Oak.At a special work session of the Red Oak City Council, the council heard from Councilperson Tim Fridolph, who attended a recent meeting discussing the city’s comprehensive plan, as well as a...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors received another update on the proposed Summit Carbon pipeline and action taking place at the Iowa Utilities Board.County resident Jan Norris advised the supervisors that originally, there were three pipelines proposed in Iowa: Summit, Navigator, and Wolf...
Election turnout for the 2023 city/school elections was better than expected.Montgomery County Auditor said while the total number of registered voters was 7,135, the total votes cast of 1,101 ballots received was strong.“For a city/school election, and with more than 1,100 ballots cast, we had a...
The Montgomery County Community Foundation, working in partnership with the Red Oak Heritage Foundation, awarded $26,040 to Montgomery County nonprofit organizations and community projects during its Fall 2023 Grant Cycle.Including these most recent grants, the Montgomery County Community...
Animal Alliance Rescue in Red Oak is issuing an urgent plea for suggestions and support from the community.Tracy Hill, who is one of the heads of the operation, cited the urgent call being made due to increased instances of animals being dumped around the area.“There has been an increase of people...
The Red Oak Fire Station is one of several projects being examined around the city for potential renovation and expansion.Red Oak Fire Chief John Bruce met with city officials as well as Corey Broderson, an architectural department manager with JEO consulting group, to discuss the existing building...
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting incident in Red Oak. At around 3:30 p.m. Nov. 19, a Red Oak police officer made contact with a male subject outside a residence at 310 Broad Ave. in Red Oak. The officer was investigating the driver for...

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