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For the second year in a row, COVID consumed the headlines in 2021.In January 2021, The Red Oak Express published an article on how the county is nearing completion of Phase 1A of the COVID vaccine.COVID vaccine press releases and articles would continue to run on a monthly basis througout the year...
The Red Oak City Council participated in three hearings with Red Oak residents regarding nuisance situations at its Dec. 20 meeting.The first hearing took place between the council and Victor Vukonich, who lives in the 1500 block of North 5th Street. Vukonich received a notice from the city...
The Red Oak City Council has approved additional no-parking zones.The council held the second reading of an ordinance that would create additional no-parking areas on the city’s streets at its regular meeting Dec. 20. Under the proposal, the following city streets will have no parking:• The west...
The Iowa State Fire Marshal and insurance company representatives are continuing their investigation into a fire that destroyed the Mulholland Grocery building in Malvern Dec. 13.“Actually, it (investigation) is fairly slow. The investigation has been delayed because of the structural integrity of...
The Red Oak School Board met for the first and only time in December at a meeting held Dec. 20.Among the action items on the agenda, according to superintendent Ron Lorenz, was to approve the renewal of an agreement between the Red Oak District and the Montgomery County Agricultural Society.“This...
For those born on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, sharing a birthday with Jesus isn’t as bad as it may seem. In fact, the local Christmas babies interviewed don’t feel overlooked amid the holiday chaos.In fact, they all seem to enjoy it.Holly Crowell, Registered Nurse and Quality Improvement/...
Two 14-year old females were charged with terroristic threats and transferred to the juvenile detention center Friday afternoon, Dec. 17, following the discovery of a threatening note in a Red Oak High School restroom.Red Oak Police Chief Justin Rhamy said two threatening notes were discovered in...
Montgomery County is facing the threat of potential severe weather this afternoon.   Montgomery County Emergency Management coordinator Brian Hamman is urging residents to take the information being put out seriously.   "If there is severe weather in our area, I would urge everyone to seek out the...
More than $289,000 in 50% cost-share grants have recently been awarded to 115 of Iowa’s rural fire departments to aid their efforts in protecting Iowan’s and their property from wildfires.  The grants offer valuable funding assistance for wildfire suppression, personal protective and communications...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors will wait to take action on an ordinance setting amendments for solar power in its zoning ordinance.A public hearing on proposed changes took place at the regular Board of Supervisors meeting on Dec. 7. The reason the county was looking to make the change...

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