3 days 10 hours ago
Roger and Kathy Carlson, Red Oak, Iowa, were honored as Iowa Master Farmers at a March 21 awards luncheon at Ankeny.The Iowa Master Farmer program is sponsored by Wallaces Farmer magazine and Growmark. The award began in 1926 when Henry A. Wallace decided his family’s magazine, Wallaces Farmer,...
3 days 10 hours ago
RAGBRAI LI has announced the full route for the 51st ride across the state.Thirty-five communities make up the pass through and meeting towns on this year’s route. They join the eight overnight towns that were announced in January, which includes the Red Oak community.The communities will host...
3 days 10 hours ago
For 20 years, Strings Unlimited has been giving area musicians the opportunity to perform with string instruments.Strings Unlimited, a tuition-based class, meets Monday nights at Faith Community Church at 2701 N. 8th St. beginning the third week of August, around the time school starts, and meets...
3 days 10 hours ago
The investigation into the fish kill in the East Nishnabotna River has been completed.The fertilizer spill in Red Oak in Montgomery County earlier this month killed nearly all the fish in an almost 50-mile stretch of the East Nishnabotna River to the Missouri borderOn March 11, NEW Cooperative, Inc...
3 days 10 hours ago
The Montgomery County Family YMCA is  thrilled to announce a generous donation of $10,000 from the Red Oak Kiwanis Club.This amazing contribution, made in March, will bring exciting developments to the facility.The funds are earmarked for transforming the current pool viewing area into a vibrant...
3 days 10 hours ago
Big things are happening at Montgomery County Conservation.Naturalist Cassandra Barbosa said one upcoming event, slated to begin in June, is the creation of an outdoor wellness program.“The idea stems from my ‘Wild Women in the Woods’ group, which has been very successful. My one minor criticism is...
2 weeks 3 days ago
Red Oak Fareway store director Kerry Carlson and meat department manager Allan “Al” Thole are celebrating decades of service with the store chain.This year marks Carlson’s 40th year with the company, while Thole has been with them for 31 years and will celebrate 32 years of service in October....
2 weeks 3 days ago
The Easter Bunny got an early start to the season, paying a visit to the Red Oak Elks Lodge March 23. Kids posed for photos and took part in various activities including egg decorating. Pictured with the Easter Bunny are Samantha and Jason Plumlee. The Easter Bunny will be at the FiveOne8 from 8 a....
2 weeks 3 days ago
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit is continuing its hard-working commitment to keeping drugs out of the county.The county’s K-9 unit is comprised of K-9 officer Rick Mitchell and his dog, Riddick, a Belgian Malinois, and K-9 officer Drew Askey and his K-9, Bane, a Dutch Shepherd....
3 weeks 5 days ago
Construction has continued in earnest at the 1917 Lofts in Red Oak.The project, taking place at the former Red Oak Middle School, will create 25 apartments in an income-based apartment complex when finished. The project was kicked off in 2019, but was met with numerous delays, including the COVID-...
Summit Carbon Solutions CEO Lee Blank shared some information about the proposed carbon pipeline project through Montgomery County in an interview...
April 12, 2024, 5:05 PM
Jana McCunn of Travel Place Inc./Worldwide Traveler LTD was recently honored as a recipient of the 2023 Million Dollar Travel Advisor Sales Award by...
March 29, 2024, 4:31 PM
Nearly 200 residents of Red Oak and the surrounding area participated in the 6th annual Ag Appreciation Dinner hosted by the Red Oak Chamber and...
March 29, 2024, 4:27 PM
Roger and Kathy Carlson, Red Oak, Iowa, were honored as Iowa Master Farmers at a March 21 awards luncheon at Ankeny.The Iowa Master Farmer program is sponsored by Wallaces Farmer magazine and Growmark. The award began in 1926 when Henry A. Wallace decided his family’s magazine, Wallaces Farmer,...
April 12, 2024

News

  • April 12, 2024
    Roger and Kathy Carlson, Red Oak, Iowa, were honored as Iowa Master Farmers at a March 21 awards luncheon at Ankeny.The Iowa Master Farmer program is sponsored by Wallaces Farmer magazine and...
  • April 12, 2024
    RAGBRAI LI has announced the full route for the 51st ride across the state.Thirty-five communities make up the pass through and meeting towns on this year’s route. They join the eight overnight...
  • April 12, 2024
    Summit Carbon Solutions CEO Lee Blank shared some information about the proposed carbon pipeline project through Montgomery County in an interview with the Red Oak Express.Blank said the information...

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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