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Clarinda.Net, a Clarinda-based IT consulting company, has recently been acquired by Midwest Data of Iowa, a managed IT services provider headquartered in Stanton. Since 2006, Clarinda.Net has provided IT related preventative maintenance and repair for small-to-medium sized businesses and...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has approved a resolution for a compensation policy for the Montgomery County precinct election official and the support staff for the upcoming general election.At the regular meeting Oct. 25, Montgomery County Auditor Jill Ozuna said the move was under...
Area school districts have finalized their certified enrollment numbers for the 2022-23 school year.While some districts saw gains, the Red Oak School District had some losses in its certified enrollment numbers. Superintendent Ron Lorenz said the district’s 2022 “actual enrollment” was 1,033.9...
Southwest Iowa Technical Career Hub (SWITCH), the career and technical education (CTE) center that will be located in Hastings, has a new director, Kattie Lewis. She will also serve as a career coach for Iowa Western Community College (IWCC).Tim Hood, East Mills Superintendent, said, “East Mills is...
Red Oak native and 2009 Red Oak High School graduate, Bill Honeyman, has been selected by members of the Montgomery County Court of Honor to serve as the 2022 Veterans Day guest speaker.Honeyman attended Iowa State University and enrolled in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC). He...
Tess NelsonThe Red Oak Express Each year in the United States, heating equipment causes more than 65,000 home fires. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the U.S.Despite space heaters being a convenient...
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. “The widespread and badly needed rain during the last week did very little to...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has agreed to pursue replacing the metal batten panels, fascia, and soffits at the Highland Annex building.During the regular Board of Supervisors meeting Oct. 18, the supervisors received a maintenance update from maintenance supervisor Dan Wright. Wright...
At the Monday, Oct. 17, Red Oak city council meeting, things got a little heated when discussing an employee evaluation form for the city administrator. Red Oak city council members Tim Fridolph and Pete Wemhoff have been working on a new employee evaluation form for the past couple months.The two...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors were urged to take action on the proposed carbon pipeline ordinance.Vicki Rossander, representing the Montgomery County Planning and Zoning Commission, met with the supervisors, and commented on the recent events that have put a hold on the ordinance that...

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