2 days 3 hours ago
A confnfirmed tornado touchdown took place near the Red Oak Airport. Some damage reports have been given but reports are ongoing.
3 days 20 min ago
Members of the Red Oak community, Roger Carlson’s family, and Red Oak Community School District staff gathered on May 10 to pay special tribute to Roger Carlson.A tree planting ceremony was held at the school to commemorate Carlson, a long time member of the Red Oak School Board who was serving on...
3 days 22 min ago
After more than 20 years with the Stanton School District, Christi Elwood is calling it a career.  Elwood, who currently serves as the high school secretary, announced her retirement in April. Elwood said she was born and raised in Clarinda and graduated from Clarinda High School..“When we got...
2 weeks 2 days ago
Work is underway at the intersection of Alix St. and Broadway. The road is closed while crews install a new culvert. The Red Oak Express can be accessed by coming down Fourth Street and turning left on Commerce Drive. Dollar General may still be accessed by coming down Fourth Street and turning...
2 weeks 2 days ago
Live Well Montgomery County (LWMC) is pleased to announce that they were the recipient of an $80,000 grant from Wellpoint Iowa (formerly Amerigroup) to expand existing food insecurity access programs and develop new initiatives to increase their impact across the county.• Cooking & Nutrition...
2 weeks 2 days ago
The Villisca Country club, located north on Highway 71, is in the middle of celebrating a major milestone.As of the spring of 2023, the country club has celebrated a little more than 100 years of operation. Randy Nelson, Vice President of the Villisca Country Club Board, has been a long-time member...
2 weeks 2 days ago
The Stanton School District dodged severe weather to hold its prom on April 27. Pictured are Prom King Logan Welchan and Queen Ellyanna McDonald.
2 weeks 2 days ago
The Red Oak Farmers Market is gearing up for another exciting season.Maggie McQuown, the retiring manager of the Red Oak Farmers Market (ROFM) shared some of the details. McQuown said this year the market will be starting two weeks earlier, with the first market of the season scheduled from 4 to 6:...
2 weeks 2 days ago
The Red Oak City Council, by a 3-2 vote. approved the resignation of Red Oak city administrator Kyra Smith.At the regular meeting April 15, the council entered into a closed session hearing, lasting around one hour.Following the hearing, Councilperson Brian Bills motioned, and was seconded by...
2 weeks 2 days ago
The 8th Annual Iowa Rural Summit held earlier this month included a special recognition of six rural leaders, including Montgomery County Development Corporation executive director Steve Adams. Adams was honored for his economic development work in Montgomery County and across Southwest Iowa.   The...
Area law enforcement agencies are mourning the passing of Iowa State Patrol trooper Rose Hoyt (Ives.)  At 18 she went to work as a Cass County jailer...
May 20, 2024, 8:16 PM
Red Oak Cub Scouts Pack 80 and Boy Scouts Troop 86 made a recent donation to Christ’s Cupboard Food pantry. The food was collected during the year’s...
May 7, 2024, 5:29 PM
The City of Red Oak was recently honored with the 2023 Tree City USA Award.This year’s awards were presented at the 33rd Annual Community Forestry...
May 7, 2024, 5:28 PM
A confnfirmed tornado touchdown took place near the Red Oak Airport. Some damage reports have been given but reports are ongoing.
May 21, 2024

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  • 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...
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    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...
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    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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