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The results of the Montgomery County Primary Election were released the evening of June 4.For District Three, Bryant Amos was selected as the Republican nominee.Amos, who received 57 votes, said he believes his truthfulness and recognition of those who have supported him are the main factors that...
Red Oak’s Coy Wilson has qualified to compete at the world’s largest junior high rodeo.Wilson, a seventh grade student at Red Oak Jr./Sr. High School, has earned a position on the Iowa State National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling with his fellow teammates to Des Moines June 23...
“Stories In The Stones,” the special program at the Red Oak Cemetery hosted by Calendar Girls, Questers of Red Oak and the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Court of Honor, will return during Red Oak Junction Days next week.Diane Brower and Sharon Bradley, Calendar Girls members, are coordinating...
Members of the Red Oak City Council and Red Oak’s mayor have begun addressing citizen concerns regarding the Farmers Mutual Telephone Company’s (FMTC) decision to place pedestals to carry out its new fiber project.Mayor Shawnna Silvius said that initially, FMTC announced in early March that it...
Pursuant to Code of Iowa Sec. 50.51, the Secretary of State’s Office has ordered a post-election audit of the June 4, 2024, Primary Election. The race to be audited will be the U.S. House race for each political party for Precinct 7 Scott East Frankfort Washington Twp Villisca. The polling place...
New FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers are opening Monday, June 10, in Harrison and Montgomery counties in Iowa.   Recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check...
Houghton State Bank will be operating under a new president on July 1.Britni Bergren has been announced as the new President of Houghton State Bank. She’ll take over from Karl Bormann, who has served in the role the past seven years.Bergren is a lifelong Southwest Iowa resident, having been born...
My name is Grace Escritt, and I am ecstatic to say that this summer, I will be interning with The Red Oak Express to assist in representing the voices and views of the community.Following my graduation from East Mills High School in 2023, I moved a few hours away from my home in Emerson to attend...
World War II veteran Alvin Hayes was awarded a Quilt of Valor on Thursday, May 23, in recognition of his 14 months of service in the U.S. Navy.The Quilt of Valor program was first started by Catherine Roberts in 2003 after her son was deployed to Iraq. A total of 382,765 have been given with 113...
The Red Oak Municipal Pool will have its official opening June 8. The opening has been delayed due to mechanical issues and dealing with the aftermath of the recent tornado.Excited to return for her second year, Manager Georgana Derr of the Red Oak City Pool has prepared to kick off the summer by...

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