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Charm CarpenterThe Red Oak Express Colby Royal, Stanton High School graduate and current Grand View University sophomore, is pitching for the Clarinda A’s this summer. The A’s is a summer amateur baseball team in the MINK League. Other teams in the league are the Chillicothe Mudcats, St. Joseph...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented today on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. The report is released weekly April through November. "Thunderstorms added to the fireworks over the extended 4th of July weekend...
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for help with its annual wild turkey production survey. During the months of July and August wild turkey sightings are recorded to estimate this year’s nesting rates and nest success. Participation is easy – just note the date and county...
Everyone is scared. Things are volatile and uncertainty on what to do and where to turn, is running rampant. Baby formula shelves are empty, the news is negative, and the stock market is in turmoil. Where can you turn for some sense of clarity, unbiased advice, that proverbial port in the storm?If...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has accepted a bid from Nishna Productions to continue cleaning at the Montgomery County Courthouse.As part of the bid, Nishna proposed a price of $1,574 per month for labor, with an agreement to perform services daily Monday through Friday. The price was...
Red Oak’s Cece Lock was honored as part of Preservation Iowa’s annual Preservation At Its Best Awards. The program honors individuals, organizations, projects, and programs whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence in historic preservation. The awards were presented June 2-4 at the 2022...
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed into law a bill that will revamp the state’s can and bottle deposit law.The bill increases the handling fee for redemption centers from one cent to three cents. It also authorizes the creation of mobile redemption centers and allows stores to opt out of taking...
The affordable housing project at the former Red Oak Middle School building is facing construction delays.In October of 2018, the Red Oak School Board approved the sale of the building to Red Oak Partners LLC for $5,000. The conversion of the building started shortly after its permanent closure at...
As the price of a gallon of gas skyrockets, millions of Americans are turning everywhere they can to save money at the pump. For some, that means signing up for mobile apps, like GasBuddy or Gas Guru. But how many of them consider what information they are sharing in the pursuit of a lower bill?...
“I think we need a new vision for Iowa agriculture that builds on the tremendous productivity of the system we have,” said Polk County Soil and Water Commissioner John Norwood, who is running for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture as a Democrat. “I’m a solutions guys. I don’t want to just point out all...

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