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Red Oak Scouts Troop 86 pack member Brayden Sego is celebrating his distinction of being named an Eagle Scout.Sego participated in an Eagle Rank ceremony at the Red Oak Elks Lodge on June 11. Sego is a long-time Scout, joining as soon as he was able to in the first grade.“I started with the Cub...
5 days 21 hours ago
oundbreaking ceremony was held in recognition of the recent advancements being made in the Woodland Hills II Subdivision on the north side of town.Red Oak Mayor Shawnna Silvius opened the ceremony by reminding all attendees that it has been approximately 20 years since a groundbreaking was held for...
5 days 21 hours ago
At its July 11 meeting, the Red Oak Park and Tree Board received a general update about the Red Oak Municipal Pool as well as news of a potential issue that may need to be addressed.“On the pool report, for disappointing news to start with, we have a bubble in the liner,” Board Chairman Bill Drey...
5 days 22 hours ago
On July 10, Iowa’s State Auditor Rob Sand visited Legion Park in Red Oak as one stop in his visit to all 99 of the state’s counties. He spoke directly with the public about programs, reports and new initiatives he has overseen.Sand’s first topic of discussion was the PIE Program, which he said...
5 days 22 hours ago
A Stanton youth and member of Red Oak Scout Troop 86 has recently earned a rare honor.Jackson Krueger earned his Eagle Scout rank in February of this year. Krueger said he joined the scouts when he was in the first grade in 2013It’s been almost 12 years now. I’ve been to summer camp near Cedar...
5 days 22 hours ago
At the Red Oak City Council meeting on July 1, Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (FMTC) representative Kevin Cabbage updated the council about the project’s progress.Cabbage said that overall, construction has been progressing smoothly. FMTC is currently constructing the main fiber route by placing...
5 days 22 hours ago
On June 28, the Questers returned to Red Oak’s Evergreen Cemetery for the second year to host “Stories in the Stones,” which gave local residents a history lesson about significant historical figures who built the community from the ground up.Sharon Bradley and Diane Brower, the main organizers of...
5 days 22 hours ago
Red Oak’s town square has just gotten a little more lively now that Wolfe Thrift Shop, which is run by young business owners Ayden and Sapphire Wolfe, is officially open for business.Though there were many factors that motivated the two to open the store, Sapphire said her primary inspiration came...
5 days 22 hours ago
The Wilson Performing Arts Center will once again offer a chance for kids and adults to expand their acting and behind the scenes skills.Wilson executive director Val Zane said there are four camps upcoming this month, both old and new.“The summer musical theater intensive camp is one that we have...
5 days 22 hours ago
After nearly two decades serving in the optometry field, Dr. Janet Wade with Portz and Wade Optometry in Red Oak is calling it a career.Portz made the announcement earlier in June. Her last day was June 27. Wade, a Nebraska native, has always served in the medical field, though not always in...
A road construction project is taking place on July 19. Cedar Falls Construction has been lined up to complete this patch on Friday morning...
July 18, 2024, 12:29 PM
The Montgomery County History Center is adding a unique piece of history to its collection.Recently, the history center came into possession of the...
July 3, 2024, 12:10 PM
Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy Sgt. Todd Dollen was honored with a Life Saving Award  for his actions on May 21. Dollen, right, was presented the...
July 3, 2024, 12:06 PM
Red Oak Scouts Troop 86 pack member Brayden Sego is celebrating his distinction of being named an Eagle Scout.Sego participated in an Eagle Rank ceremony at the Red Oak Elks Lodge on June 11. Sego is a long-time Scout, joining as soon as he was able to in the first grade.“I started with the Cub...
July 18, 2024

News

  • July 18, 2024
    Red Oak Scouts Troop 86 pack member Brayden Sego is celebrating his distinction of being named an Eagle Scout.Sego participated in an Eagle Rank ceremony at the Red Oak Elks Lodge on June 11. Sego is...
  • July 18, 2024
    oundbreaking ceremony was held in recognition of the recent advancements being made in the Woodland Hills II Subdivision on the north side of town.Red Oak Mayor Shawnna Silvius opened the ceremony by...
  • July 18, 2024
    At its July 11 meeting, the Red Oak Park and Tree Board received a general update about the Red Oak Municipal Pool as well as news of a potential issue that may need to be addressed.“On the...

Sports

  • December 23, 2022
    Charm Carpenter The Red Oak Express The Stanton Viqueens remain undefeated after posting two Corner Conference wins last week. Stanton defeated Essex 70-19 on Tuesday, Dec. 13, on the road. The...
  • December 23, 2022
    Charm Carpenter The Red Oak Express Griswold began the week on the mats in Underwood on Tuesday, Dec. 13, dropping all three duals, but coming home with some individual wins. The Tigers fell to...
  • December 23, 2022
    Charm Carpenter The Red Oak Express The Southwest Valley basketball teams splits wins with Lenox and Southeast Warren with both the girls and boys teams going 1-1 on the week. In a competitive...

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