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The Dean of Students for the Inman Elementary School in Red Oak, Anthony Tyler Jones, was arrested Monday, Sept. 19, on a warrant out of Clarke County for an incident that occurred Aug. 18, 2018.According to a press release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Jones, 30, was arrested on a...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors, at its Sept. 20 meeting, agreed to pursue assistance from the Iowa State Association of Counties.Supervisor Donna Robinson said she and other supervisors had received an email from ISAC containing a survey to fill out. The survey was gauging support for...
A Red Oak food and nutrition teacher was placed on administrative leave Thursday, Sept. 22, following a classroom tirade captured on a cell phone.A letter was released to district families from Red Oak Superintendent Ron Lorenz that explained Mrs. Rebecca Stanbrough had “lost her composure and made...
According to Montgomery County Public Health Administrator Samantha Beeson, one of the most important things one can do for their health and the health of others is to get an annual flu shot.Health experts annually push the importance of the flu vaccine for all demographics. Flu shots are...
At 12:19pm, the Montgomery County Communications Center received a call from the Red Oak Airport reporting a small aircraft had slid off the runway while attempting to land.   The Red Oak Fire Department and Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency responded to the scene to verify the...
The second of the Red Oak downtown square’s eight planter boxes has received a colorful upgrade.Following approval from the Red Oak City Council, the Red Oak Arts Destination group, or ROAD, has been seeking submissions from local artists. Samantha Williams was the second artist selected and...
The Red Oak Community School District’s facilities assessment is beginning to take shape.Alley Poyner Macchietto architect Daric O’Neal said two meetings were held on Sept. 21, one with half of the district’s staff, and a second meeting with members of the School Improvement Advisory Committee (...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will again offer its crop insurance discount program for cover crops this year. The program offers farmers and landowners who plant fall cover crops, like rye and oats, the...
After more than 20 years as the city attorney for Red Oak, Tom Stamets is retiring. Attorney Brianna Sorensen of Shenandoah has already been tapped as Stamet’s replacement. His last day as city attorney is Sept. 30.Stamets has been practicing law for 47 years total. A native of Woodstock, Ill.,...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has agreed to partner with a nationwide event honoring veterans.America’s counties have a long and proud history of serving the nation’s veterans, a legacy that continues to this day as they work with  federal, state and local partners to ensure that the...

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