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Live Well Montgomery County is celebrating the completion of a community orchard to help benefit the Red Oak community and the surrounding area. In early October, 17 fruit trees, including apple, apricot, plum, pear, peach and cherry trees, and 10 fruit bushes, blackberry raspberry, and...
Tess NelsonThe Red Oak Express For those who enjoy horror movies from the 1980s and early 90s, there is a new killer in town.“Tapehead: The Return of Jacob Cobb” has pretty much wrapped up shooting, and on Nov. 1 will begin the long, tedious editing phase, before it’s released as an independent...
Inman Elementary and the Red Oak Jr./Sr. High School have improved their rankings in the Iowa Department of Education’s 2022 School Performance Profiles.Superintendent Ron Lorenz said the ratings were a requirement of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, which called for districts to have school...
The Iowa School Performance Profiles is an online tool showing how public schools performed on required measures. The website was developed to meet both federal and state requirements for publishing online school report cards: The federal Every Student Succeeds Act and House File 215, adopted by...
An open burn ban has been issued for both Montgomery County and Page County effective immediately. The ban prohibits all open and controlled burning in Montgomery and Page counties unless an official burn ban permit has been issued by the proper fire chief. The open burn ban was approved...
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. “Soybean harvest is beginning to wrap up and Iowa farmers and are making big...
The Clarinda Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 27h Clarinda Sings Concert on Sunday, November 20th at 3:00 P.M. in the Clarinda High School Auditorium. This year’s annual Clarinda Foundation fundraising concert is directed by Linda Naven and Sharon McAlpin. The first half of...
An early morning fire is under investigation by the Red Oak fire Department. On Oct. 23 at 1:58 a.m., the Red Oak Fire Department was dispatched to 907 E. Prospect St. for a reported house fire. Upon arrival, the entire front of the residence was on fire. Fire was extending from the first floor...
It has been brought to our attention that some of our members have received an email with the subject line “Announcement” from the email address directio@sciencenewproject.com. It is asking to communicate via email and mentions finalizing an obligation.  The signature appears to be from Sharon...
The East Mills School District still hopes to break ground on its new $22 million facilities project this year despite initial bids coming in higher than expected.Since narrowly passing its bond referendum in September 2021 to renovate the current high school-middle school into a consolidated pre-...

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