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2022 is a boat registration year and Iowans will be registering about 215,000 boats before April 30.Boat registrations are handled by Iowa’s county recorders and boat owners may bring their current registration to any recorder’s office when they renew. Nonresidents who register their boat in Iowa...
District Three U.S. Representative Cindy Axne paid a visit to the Montgomery County Family YMCA in Red Oak to hold her 73rd Town Hall event since taking office, and the Red Oak stop was her first for 2022. Axne provided attendees with an update on her legislative work in congress and took questions...
On Jan. 10, at around 6 p.m., the Red Oak Fire Department was dispatched to 1805 N 8th Street, Apt. 26A for a reported fire coming from the stove. The Montgomery County Communications Center advised the responding apparatus that the occupant was not evacuating and attempting to suppress the fire....
The Stanton Child Resource Center is currently fundraising for expansion of the Stanton Child Resource Center. Houghton State Bank recently presented a check to the Stanton Child Resource Center for $25,000. Pictured are, from left: Kevin Cabbage, SCRC Board, Britni Bergren, Houghton State Bank;...
A fatal pedestrian accident is currently being investigated by the Iowa State Patrol.   The Iowa State Patrol has released additional information rergarding the fatal pedestrian accident which took place in Red Oak Jan. 10, According to the Iowa State Patrol's preliminary crash report, Red Oak...
   The Iowa Department of Education recently released new results for the online school accountability reporting system called the Iowa School Performance Profiles. The majority of schools in The Red Oak Express coverage area met standards. Launched in 2018, the Iowa School Performance Profiles is...
Should Montgomery County be the next county in the state to pass an ordinance declaring it a Second Amendment Sanctuary? The amendment prevents local law enforcement from enforcing laws considered to be at odds with the right to bear arms. County resident Jerald Palmquist recently requested to...
After a lengthy discussion, the Montgomery County Conservation Board has voted to re-open the closed equestrian park at Hacklebarney Trail.The site was initially planned for closure by the conservation board from Dec. 4 – Feb. 1, as a protective measure for horseback riders, as Hacklebarney is...
The Montgomery County Emergency Management Commission met in regular session on Dec. 21. The first action item was setting commission policy on property and inventory. EMA coordinator Brian Hamman said the action was largely routine.“This basically is one of those things that we have to comply with...
When the Red Oak City Council convenes again in January, it will be with several new faces at the helm, including newly-elected Red Oak Mayor Shawnna Silvius.Silvius said it was the public and a lot of soul searching that finally led her to declare her candidacy.“I went back and forth for about six...

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