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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 $...
The Red Oak School District’s work-based learning program is making strides.Junior/senior high school instructional coach Janelle Erickson said the program, is now called Forge: Confidently Forge Your Path One Experience At A Time. Erickson and her team are working hard to forge ahead with getting...
The Red Oak Speech team was able to finish competition at the State Large Group Speech Contest in Ankeny at the Ankeny Centennial High School after an unexpected delay during the event Feb. 3 when the building was suddenly evacuated. Student support coordinator an coach Kelsey Mangold said things...
Iowa Sen. Tom Shipley and Iowa Rep. Tom Moore paid a visit to the YMCA in Red Oak Feb. 3.The stop was part of the first legislative coffee event of 2024, sponsored by the Red Oak Chamber and Industry Association.After providing a legislative update from each chamber, Shipley and Moore opened up the...
The Red Oak Rotary Club held its 14th annual Daddy Daughter Dance on Feb. 3 at the White Fair Building in Red Oak. Pictured above are some of the participants during the event.
A familiar after-school program is “relaunching” in Red Oak Feb. 7.Melissa MacDonald is the program coordinator for “Launchpad,” which is an after-school learning opportunity for kids on Wednesday afternoons. The program will run every Wednesday until the end of the school year, except on days...
Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa has announced that Red Oak will be among the eight overnight stops on the 2024 RAGBRAI route. The ride takes place from July 20-27. This will be the the eighth shortest route but hilliest ever RAGBRAI, 434 miles and 18,741 feet of climbVisit ragbrai....
Blizzard-like conditions caused many people around the area to remain shuttered in two weekends ago.However, the massive snowfall and severe winds didn’t prevent Red Oak’s Tiffany McArdle from helping a family in need of hospice care.A lifelong resident of Red Oak, McArdle said she was drawn to a...

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