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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented today on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly April through November. “A blast of cold air late last week dropped temperatures well below normal as...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors continues to weigh its options regarding the proposed Summit Carbon pipeline through the county.Under discussion was the potential for state-level intervention from the Iowa Utilities Board as the IUB weighs whether to allow the carbon pipeline project to...
Red Oak City Administrator Brad Wright and Red Oak City Clerk Mary Bolton retired, effective the end of the year. Retirement letters from the duo were left in Mayor Shawnna Silvius’ city hall mailbox. Wright’s letter stated his last day of employment as Dec. 30. However, with accumulated vacation...
Today Mayor Shawnna Silvius received two letters of retirement from Red Oak City Administrator, Brad Wright, and City Clerk, Mary Bolton. She received these letters in her mailbox at the Red Oak City Hall. Silvius is sharing these letters with the media per request. Silvius looks forward to moving...
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order cancelling all live bird exhibitions at fairs and other gatherings of birds due to the continued threat of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). The order also prohibits live birds from being sold or transferred at...
By a four to one vote, members of the Red Oak City Council approved a city administrator evaluation process at the Monday, Nov. 7 meeting. Council member Scott Keith case the lone no vote to approve the evaluation form.Councilmembers Tim Fridolph and Pete Wemhoff have been collaborating on an...
The Red Oak Jr./Sr. High School Theatre will present "The Pink Panther Strikes Again," in the school auditorium. Shows are 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 and 12, and 2 p.m. on Nov. 13. Tickets are $6 at the door, or can be reserved at gobound.com/ia/schools/redoak/tickets. Names of the students perfoming in the...
Despite having served in the United States Air Force for six years and assigned to 12 different air bases, it took a little convincing for Max Peterson of rural Stanton to share his military story.“I agreed to this conversation not for myself, but for those who didn’t come home,” said Peterson.A...
Unofficial election results are in for Montgomery County. Locally, all the candidates in their respective races were running unopposed. For County Supervisor District 1, incumbent Republican Charla Schmid took 483 votes. There were eight write-ins. For County Supervisor District 2, incumbent...
By a four to one vote, members of the Red Oak City Council approved a city administrator evaluation process at the Monday, Nov. 7 meeting. Council member Scott Keith case the lone no vote to approve the evaluation form.Councilmembers Tim Fridolph and Pete Wemhoff have been collaborating on an...

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