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The Villisca Country club, located north on Highway 71, is in the middle of celebrating a major milestone.As of the spring of 2023, the country club has celebrated a little more than 100 years of operation. Randy Nelson, Vice President of the Villisca Country Club Board, has been a long-time member...
The Stanton School District dodged severe weather to hold its prom on April 27. Pictured are Prom King Logan Welchan and Queen Ellyanna McDonald.
The Red Oak Farmers Market is gearing up for another exciting season.Maggie McQuown, the retiring manager of the Red Oak Farmers Market (ROFM) shared some of the details. McQuown said this year the market will be starting two weeks earlier, with the first market of the season scheduled from 4 to 6:...
Red Oak Cub Scouts Pack 80 and Boy Scouts Troop 86 made a recent donation to Christ’s Cupboard Food pantry. The food was collected during the year’s “Scouting for Food” event. Pictured are members of the scouts and volunteers with Christ’s Cupboard Food Pantry.
The City of Red Oak was recently honored with the 2023 Tree City USA Award.This year’s awards were presented at the 33rd Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Ankeny.The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources April 4 at the FFA Enrichment...
The Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, a local nonprofit organization, serves as a steadfast pillar of support for Montgomery County Memorial Hospital + Clinics, epitomizing the values of community service and altruism through its dedication to providing volunteer services for patients...
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...

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