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The City of Red Oak is finalizing uses for its American Rescue Plan Act funding.At a prior council meeting, Red Oak city administrator Kyra Smith said currently, the city had only spent $125,755 of the funding on one ambulance. All told, the city received $789,249, meaning less than half of the...
The Red Oak City Council has agreed to move a location for a proposed no parking sign.The council heard comments from Earl Reed, who lives at a residence at 203 S. 2nd St, which was impacted by the sign’s location, and requested the sign be moved slightly up from the intersection. Red Oak Police...
Montgomery County voters interested in voting absentee for the Nov. 7 city/school election may file requests for absentee ballots with the Montgomery County Auditor’s Office.  Montgomery County Auditor Jill Ozuna said Iowans, including those in Montgomery County, can begin requesting absentee...
Red Oak Rehab & Care Center and WEL-Home Health are celebrating the facility serving Red Oak for 50 years.The milestone will be marked by hosting the Red Oak Chamber of Commerce “Business After Hours” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22 at the facility located at at 1600 Summit St. The...
Red Oak’s John Murren was inducted into the Iowa Rock ’n Roll Music Association’s Hall of Fame over the Labor Day weekend. Murren was selected in the promotor category. The Iowa Rock ’n Roll Music Association annually inducts musicians, bands, DJs, ballrooms and others who have significantly...
The Southwest Iowa Art Tour is celebrating 10 years of highlighting the work of local artists in the Southwest Iowa area.This year’s event includes 11 participating communities, 18 gathering places, and more than 80 artists who will be featuring their artwork over the three-day event. Red Oak’s...
Uplift Family Dentistry is ready to assist patients in Red Oak and the surrounding area to keep their smiles bright.The office held a ribbon cutting event Aug. 27. Uplift Family Dentistry is located at 1700 E. Summit St., the former office of Dr. Terry Gillespie. Dr. Carla Kucirek is the office’s...
Montgomery County Memorial Hospital + Clinics (MCMH) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Red Oak Pharmacy & Medicap Pharmacy, signifying an exciting milestone in the organization’s ongoing efforts to enrich patient care and foster innovation within their health care system.MCMH will...
The Red Oak City Council is considering a new flag design for the community.At the regular council meeting Aug. 21, the council heard comments from Red Oak High School 11th grade student Peter Richards. Richards said he was compelled to send the design to the city.“I was browsing for historical...
The supervisors agreed to proceed with updates to the county’s personnel handbook and safety policy.Montgomery County Auditor Jill Ozuna said she had physically met with the committee and did a review of the safety police for the county, and it met committee approval.“The information will go to...

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