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Red Oak’s National Night Out was held Tuesday, Aug. 2 in Fountain Square Park. Pictured above are Montgomery County first responders during the opening ceremonies.
The Red Oak Downtown Urban Renewal Board met for its regular monthly meeting July 27.DUR Chairman Roger Vial said two projects were under consideration for first round grant approval, the first being a new request from the Red Oak Elks Lodge #1304, in the amount of $872.“They replaced the sewer...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced the funding of the next-phase of a collaborative water quality and soil conservation project that seeks to increase the utilization of cover crops on seed corn production acres. Partnering with the Iowa Seed Association and their members as...
Today, Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Director Debi Durham joined officials from MidAmerican Energy and Mills Economic Development Foundation to commemorate the certification of Mills Crossing through IEDA’s Certified Sites Program. This is the state’s second mega site to be certified...
Iowa’s July precipitation was 3.75 inches, 1.51 inches below normal for the month, according to the latest Water Summary Update. Some locations in southern Iowa had July rainfall of four inches less than normal. An area of extreme drought returned to Iowa for the first time since August 2021, and...
Tess NelsonThe Red Oak Express Funding for a Griswold Childcare Development Center has really taken off. According to Noble Initiative Foundation Board President Jared Wyman, nearly 70-percent of the funding for the project has been raised through private donations and grant funding.According to...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has made its solar ordinance official.The supervisors held a second public hearing on the proposed ordinance changes. Nick Summers, policy assistant for the Center For Rural Affairs shared thoughts on the ordinance changes, and felt they were for the...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors received a second proposal for pipeline inspection services at its meeting July 26.The supervisors met with two representatives from Snyder & Associates Engineering: Kristina Paradise, construction technician with the Fort Dodge office, and Dave Sturm...
Very little precipitation across the State resulted in 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending July 31, 2022, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Increasingly dry conditions are a concern for many. Fieldwork included cutting and baling hay and pesticide...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced the funding of the next-phase of an innovative water quality and soil conservation demonstration project spanning multiple watersheds in Taylor and Page Counties in Southwest Iowa. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will...

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