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Local school officials have expressed their sadness in the wake of a school shooting at Perry High School on Jan. 4.The Perry shooting was the first high school shooting incident of 2024, which resulted in the deaths of an 11-year-old student, a Perry administrator, and the gunman, and six students...
Emergency responders from multiple agencies tackled a call at NEW Cooperative on Jan. 24. Red Oak Fire Chief John Bruce said that at around 3 p.m, the Red Oak Fire Dept was dispatched to 203 W. Oak St.for a reported explosion with possible building collapse. Emergency responders arrived on scene at...
The Red Oak Rotary Club will be teaming up once again this year with KCSI/KOAK Country Sunshine Radio for an amazing, fun-filled event that everyone will enjoy.The event is slated during the half times of the Red Oak girls and boys double header basketball games at the Red Oak Junior/Senior High...
The Red Oak Park and Tree Board held its regular meeting Dec. 14, and discussed the opportunity for offering discount pool passes. Park superintendent Adam Van Der Vliet outlined some of the options.“I talked with pool manager Georgana Derr. And she really liked the idea. We’re looking at doing...
The Red Oak Fire Department had an active and successful 2023.Red Oak Fire Chief John Bruce said that when it came to the course of the year, their primary calls were for emergency medical services. Also, like last year, Bruce said the department was stretched thin.“What we face is an influx of...
The Red Oak City Council has been presented with an initial outline for potential upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant.At the council’s regular meeting Jan. 2, the council heard comments from Jeff Godwin, a civil engineer with the Atlantic office of Snyder & Associates. Godwin said they...
Red Oak Optimist Club recently donated to the Red Oak High School Student AfterProm Fund. The donation check of $2,164 was presented to the attendees at the Optimist’s December meeting. These were proceeds from the Optimist’s annual Pork Chop Supper held in September. Pictured from left are: Jeff...
The Montgomery County Republican caucus is slated for Jan. 15.The caucus will be located at the Red Oak Junior/Senior High School gymnasium at 2011 N. 8th St. Doors open for registration at 5:30 p.m., and registration closes at 7 p.m. The caucus will start promptly at 7 p.m. and continue until...
The City of Red Oak has declared a snow emergency in effect until Tuesday or whenever snow ceases and streets are plowed. No on-street parking is allowed until snow fall ceases and streets are cleared from curb to curb or vehicles will be ticketed. Then motorists parking in their right of way or in...
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER: The Montgomery County Courthouse will be closed for Non-Essential Services.  The doors will remain unlocked, but some departments may not be open.   Please call ahead. 712-623-6625   CANCELATIONS/CHANGES BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR MEETING CANCLED TODAY - MOVED TO...

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