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The Red Oak City Council is teaming up with Montgomery County Memorial Hospital to add additional members to the city’s ambulance staffing.  City administrator Brad Wright spoke during the meeting, and said the city had been in contact with the hospital to discuss the situation for quite some time...
City and School elections across Montgomery County have been decided. The top contest in the City of Red Oak was the mayor’s race, which saw incumbent Bill Billings face off against challenger Shawnna Silvius. In the end, it was Silvius earning 413 votes to Billings’ 355.  Also unseated was Red Oak...
At the annual Montgomery County Development Board meeting at the Red Oak Country Club in October, Ann Carder was re-elected president. Brad Wright was re-elected vice president; Jenna Ramsey, secretary and Lee Haidsiak, treasurer.  The program’s guest speaker was Bill Menner, founder of The Bill...
  Montgomery County will see new representation in the state legislature following the elections in November 2022.  Gov. Kim Reynolds released the following statement Thursday, Nov. 4, after signing the bipartisan redistricting bill, SF621:  “Today I signed the bipartisan redistricting maps into...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has approved a contract for digital real estate and vital records. Supervisors Chair Donna Robinson said the supervisors had a contract to consider and approve from Cott Systems for the digital transfer and hosted online index books. “This is in...
The Red Oak School Board has finalized the members of the district’s School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC) for the 2021-22 school year.  Red Oak Superintendent Ron Lorenz said Iowa Code required the district to appoint a committee consisting of students, parents, community members and...
  The Red Oak School Board has agreed to some new equipment to help improve two of the buildings. The first item brought before the board by superintendent Ron Lorenz were bids for the installation of underlayment matting at the activity center. Lorenz said the goal was to install non-permanent,...
You spoke. We listened. Beginning today, The Red Oak Express is offering digital advertising in addition to its print services. Recently Red Oak Express General Manager Tess Nelson, regional manager Josh Byers and sales representative Beth Steeve, completed an extensive two-day training session...
The Red Oak City Council has moved forward on returning numerous nuisance properties back to the city’s tax rolls. The Red Oak City Council met in regular session Oct. 18, and during the meeting, held a public hearing for the proposed sale of certain properties, including 102 W. Valley St., 106 E....
   Harry Rossander will be the guest speaker at this year’s annual Court of Honor Veterans Day program beginning at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Nov. 11, in Red Oak High School’s gymnasium. The event is open to the public.  Rossander, who has served as the Montgomery County Veterans Service Officer...

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