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A Red Oak family has big plans for two buildings just off the Red Oak downtown square.The two buildings, 412 and 414 E. Coolbaugh St., are owned by Beau and Anna Boeye. The young couple made the unusual decision to purchase the two buildings and restore them into two downstairs store fronts with an...
The Wilson Performing Arts Center is creating a new artistic fitness program in mid-January.WPAC Executive Director Val Zane said the fitness program will help promote health and wellness in the community, while also inspiring and nurturing a passion for the performing arts.The program received $3,...
Several new exhibits have been added at the Montgomery County Historical Museum in Red Oak. There is now a Thos. D. Murphy area, Grant exhibit, Wahlund Photo collection, and Johnson Hotel exhibit. Coming soon is an exquisite model train display. The museum, located at 2700 N. 4th St., is open 11 a....
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors cleared up some misinformation and continued to discuss legal options regarding the proposed Summit Carbon pipeline at its Sept. 27 meeting.Grant Terry, a Summit Carbon Pipeline Solutions project manager had spoken at a recent meeting of the Montgomery...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors approved another purchase at the Sept. 27 meeting to strengthen the county’s IT infrastructure.County IT director Sonia Morrison presented the supervisors with a quote from Heartland Business Systems for a new firewall, at a cost of $30,700. Morrison said...
Nick JohansenThe Red Oak Express A Zimbabwe native with Red Oak ties has recently penned a book.The book is titled, “Promise Me-You Will Take Care of Your Brother: A Memoir of Faith, Dreams, and Everyday Miracles.” The author, Fungisai Nota, came to the United States in 2000 to attend college at...
Tess NelsonThe Red Oak Express Red Oak City Administrator Brad Wright informed the council on how the city’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds will be used during the Oct. 3 regular meeting. The City of Red Oak has received $778,000 in ARPA funds to be used on projects where the city has...
Tess NelsonThe Red Oak Express Roughly 20 varieties of pumpkins in all shapes, sizes, and colors, are available for purchase at Bucy’s Pumpkins, located just south of Red Oak.Kelli and Derrick Bucy have been growing pumpkins for several years, but two years ago they drastically expanded the size of...
After yet another month of below normal precipitation across the state, the water year ended with deteriorating conditions across Iowa, according to the latest Water Summary Update. The “Water Year” is defined as the period between Oct. 1 and Sept. 30. Precipitation for the 2022 Water Year was 29....
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has approved upgrades to the courthouse’s internet provider and hardware.IT director Sonia Morrison said she had sought out two quotes from Farmers Mutual Telephone Company for dedicated Fiber optic internet to the courthouse as well as all of the outlying...

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