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The supervisors agreed to proceed with updates to the county’s personnel handbook and safety policy.Montgomery County Auditor Jill Ozuna said she had physically met with the committee and did a review of the safety police for the county, and it met committee approval.“The information will go to...
The Red Oak Airport provided food and entertainment for more than 150 visitors at its annual picnic at the airport Aug. 29.Local and nationwide visitors and pilots, and even an international pilot or two, enjoyed a Maid-Rite meal and sides, making an annual visit to the airport on their way to the...
Red Oak Cub Scouts Pack 80 held a sign up drive at Legion Park in Red Oak on Aug. 29. A total of 20 new scouts were signed up during the event, bringing the total number of scouts in Red Oak to 65. Following the sign-up, the kids took the opportunity to enjoy fun activities at the park. Pictured...
The Red Oak Municipal Pool is celebrating a successful season.Turnout at the pool is the second highest it’s been since 2015, and the season saw a number of firsts, including new events and the first tenure of pool manager Georgana Derr. Derr said she loved her first year in the role of pool...
A fire was reported at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel at around 4:30 a.m. Sept. 1. The structure was reportedly a total loss. While the building was severely damaged, Nelson-Boylan-LeRette is continuing to serve the area, as it has for many years. Call 623-2525, emaillerette@...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has agreed to a cost sharing agreement with the Southwest Iowa Planning Council for grant management.At a recent meeting, the supervisors heard comments from Stanton Community Development director Jenna Ramsey, who shared details of the $850,000 grant...
Montgomery County Memorial Hospital + Clinics (MCMH) is pleased to announce its decision to bring all emergency department (ED) providers under its direct employment.In a significant move, the hospital has on-boarded six new providers, comprising of medical doctors and advanced practice providers....
The Red Oak Optimist Club officially unveiled the new LED sign at the Red Oak High School with a ribbon cutting Aug. 25.Optimist Club President Dan Crouse said he was excited to officially unveil the sign, saying it was the culmination of a dream. Crouse added the Optimist Club has served the...
The landscape of Villisca’s downtown will be changing in the near future.The City of Villisca received a $100,000 grant last week from the Iowa West Foundation to be used to tear down the Rialto Theater and two adjacent buildings.Villisca City Council member and Rialto Theater Board President Tripp...
It’s back to school time for students at the Red Oak Community School District.Administrators and teachers welcomed kids back last Wednesday morning. Inman Elementary principal Jane Chaillie said she and the administrators are pleased to be kicking off the new year.“Our students are very excited,...

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