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The Red Oak City Council, by a 3-2 vote. approved the resignation of Red Oak city administrator Kyra Smith.At the regular meeting April 15, the council entered into a closed session hearing, lasting around one hour.Following the hearing, Councilperson Brian Bills motioned, and was seconded by...
The 8th Annual Iowa Rural Summit held earlier this month included a special recognition of six rural leaders, including Montgomery County Development Corporation executive director Steve Adams. Adams was honored for his economic development work in Montgomery County and across Southwest Iowa.   The...
Red Oak High School held its prom on  April 20. This year’s theme was “A Starry Night.” The attendees took pictures on the square before taking part in walk-up at Stadium 34. The prom king and queen coronation ceremony was also held at Stadium 34. Pictured from left, Connor Knight was crowned the...
The Montgomery County Family YMCA, with the help of the Rotary Club of Red Oak recently installed a new soccer shed at Kelly Park. The new shed will make it possible for soccer supplies to be more accessible for the coaches, and set-up and take-down before and after the program will be simpler with...
The City of Villisca is looking at ways to make improvements that will make the community even better. Villisca resident and head of the Villisca Community Betterment Association, Alex Burton, said Villisca is one of a group of select communities, including Red Oak, that has been chosen to take...
Roger and Kathy Carlson, Red Oak, Iowa, were honored as Iowa Master Farmers at a March 21 awards luncheon at Ankeny.The Iowa Master Farmer program is sponsored by Wallaces Farmer magazine and Growmark. The award began in 1926 when Henry A. Wallace decided his family’s magazine, Wallaces Farmer,...
RAGBRAI LI has announced the full route for the 51st ride across the state.Thirty-five communities make up the pass through and meeting towns on this year’s route. They join the eight overnight towns that were announced in January, which includes the Red Oak community.The communities will host...
Summit Carbon Solutions CEO Lee Blank shared some information about the proposed carbon pipeline project through Montgomery County in an interview with the Red Oak Express.Blank said the information was to help clear up misconceptions about the project. Blank said the pipeline project is three...
For 20 years, Strings Unlimited has been giving area musicians the opportunity to perform with string instruments.Strings Unlimited, a tuition-based class, meets Monday nights at Faith Community Church at 2701 N. 8th St. beginning the third week of August, around the time school starts, and meets...

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