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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...
The Red Oak City Council will wait to decide on an interim administrator tuntil Dec. 5.At the regular meeting Nov. 21, the council heard a presentation from Al Vacanti of Vacanti Municipal Services for interim administrative services as city administrator and clerk for a three-month period. Vacanti...
With a goal of seeing that every registered child in Montgomery County receives at least one new toy for Christmas, the local Marine Toys for Tots program is underway. Last year roughly 115 in the county received a toy through this program.The main sign-up day for the program is from 3 to 5 p.m....
After years of providing cakes for special occasions in Stanton and the surrounding area, “Cake Lady” Eileen Bisbee will be hanging up her apron next year.Originally from Red Oak, Bisbee and her husband David have lived in Stanton for the past 43 years. While she’s always had a passion for baking,...
Members of the Mayors Youth Advisory Council met for the first time in the IJAG classroom of the Red Oak Junior/Senior High School Wednesday, Nov. 9.Founding members of the group are Bella Glassel, senior; Cyrus Mensen, junior; Hailey Rydberg, junior; Jonah Thomason, sophomore; Joselyn McCunn,...
Iowa’s most popular deer hunting seasons are just around the corner, when roughly 100,000 blaze orange clad hunters take to the timber and wildlife experts are forecasting another good year. “Our deer population is stable to slightly increasing statewide, so hunters should expect to see numbers...
Three downtown projects are soon to be funded following action by the red Oak Downtown Urban Renewal Board.The board met for its monthly meeting on Nov. 2. DUR Chairman Roger Vial said there was one project on the agenda requesting first round approval for eligibility, The Bridge/First Baptist...
At the request of the fire chiefs within Montgomery County, the burn ban has been lifted effective immediately.    It is requested that anyone who wished to burn, please call the Montgomery County Communications Center at 712-623-5107 to avoid any unnecessary fire department responses, have...
Veteran’s Affairs administrator Curtis White is continuing to settle into his role as the county’s coordinator.During the regular meeting of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors Nov. 1, White gave a quarterly update on efforts he’s made to assist local veterans.“A total of 59 people came to...

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