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A few years ago, John and Deb Blomstedt were thinking about ways to use holiday funds on something other than presents for family members. Deb explained, at Christmas time there was really nothing they needed.“What we wanted, we could go out and buy for ourselves; the same was for our children. We...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today encouraged farmers and landowners who planted cover crops this fall to apply for the Crop Insurance Discount Program by Jan. 13, 2023. Eligible Iowa farmers and landowners can receive a $5 per acre discount on spring crop insurance premiums for cover...
forge plans that will better the city. The group is part of “Community Heart & Soul,” which seeks to help people to shape the future of their communities by actively seeking the collective wisdom of all residents, improving local decision-making, creating a shared sense of belonging, and...
The Red Oak School Board met in regular session Nov. 28.The board started the meeting with an update from members of the Red Oak FFA Chapter, who attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 26-29. FFA members took tours at Hummel Livestock, Fair Oaks Farms, and the Ozark...
Red Oak City Clerk Mary Bolton and City Administrator Brad Wright were presented with plaques of appreciation at the Red Oak City Council meeting Nov. 21.
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors finalized results of the 2022 midterm elections at a canvass Nov. 15.Election clerk Elizabeth Peterson said nearly half of registered voters in Montgomery County cast ballots, only slightly lower than voter turnout in the 2018 midterms.“This year, we had a...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors received the latest update on the status of the Summit Carbon Pipeline project at the Nov. 15 meeting.The supervisors heard from Riley Gibson, representing Turnkey Logistics. The last update on the project was received on Aug 9. Gibson updated the...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has set public hearings for a zoning change and a road upgrade.At the regular meeting Nov. 15, the supervisors received a petition for rezoning filed by Joshua Kendrick for property at 2663 U Ave., near Villisca, specifically, lots 15 and 16 in south...
Nick JohansenThe Red Oak Express Residents of Red Oak and the surrounding area have a new, yet familiar, place to enjoy fine dining and entertainment.  The Red Oak Country Club has lifted membership requirements on the restaurant and certain events at the club. The new guidelines have been in place...
Sixteen Montgomery County nonprofits were awarded funds recently through the Montgomery County Community Foundation (MCCF), working in partnership with the Red Oak Heritage Foundation.For the fall 2022 grant cycle, $34,200 was split among the  local organizations and community projects. Including...

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