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The Montgomery County Community Foundation reminds Montgomery County nonprofits that the deadline to apply for grant funds is Tuesday, Feb. 1. Applications are currently being accepted online for the spring grant cycle with approximately $125,000 available to support Montgomery County nonprofit...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors is considering another funding request from West Central Community Action.Executive director Wendy Mueller spoke before the supervisors at its regular meeting Jan. 11 and praised them for their continued support of the organization.“Your funding really...
Montgomery County Recorder Carleen Bruning has announced she is seeking reelection in the upcoming June 7 Primary Election and Nov. 8 General Election.  She has been employed in the Recorder’s office for 23.5 years and has served as Montgomery County Recorder since 2006.  Bruning is a Certified...
trict’s 2022-23 schedule for the next school year.Superintendent Ron Lorenz felt the change from a block schedule to a traditional bell schedule would help provide greater continuity and learning retention for kids and benefit instructors as well.“This will allow our teachers to be more focused on...
After lengthy discussion, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has proceeded with a resolution declaring Montgomery County as a Second Amendment Sanctuary.The supervisors approved the resolution by a 3-2 vote. The supervisors opened discussion with a public comment period. Numerous county...
For the third year in a row, Iowa Donor Network (IDN) had a record number of Iowans transformed lives through organ dona¬tion and transplantation.In 2020, Iowa had the highest number of organ donors in the state’s history, resulting in more organs transplanted from Iowa donors than ever before. In...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors will take no action on the county’s COVID-19 vaccination, testing, and face covering policy.While action on the policy remains in question, Assistant County Attorney Bruce Swanson praised County Auditor Stephanie Burke and the others who put together the...
Business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states indicated in a monthly survey that the region’s economy continued to improve going into the new year, with confidence in the economy over the next six months soaring, according to 2021’s final report for December 2021.The overall index for December...
The City of Red Oak is continuing to seek applications for volunteer positions on various boards and commissions.Anyone interested in serving is urged to stop by Red Oak City Hall at 601 N. 6th St. and pick up an application or download one from the city’s website, city.redoakiowa.com. In some...
Golden Hills RC&D is hosting two virtual trainings in January with Dan Filius, Field Specialist, Commercial Vegetables and Specialty Crops with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach. Both classes will be held on Monday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom. Monday, Jan. 24 - Tools for...

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