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The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors cleared up some misinformation and continued to discuss legal options regarding the proposed Summit Carbon pipeline at its Sept. 27 meeting.Grant Terry, a Summit Carbon Pipeline Solutions project manager had spoken at a recent meeting of the Montgomery...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors approved another purchase at the Sept. 27 meeting to strengthen the county’s IT infrastructure.County IT director Sonia Morrison presented the supervisors with a quote from Heartland Business Systems for a new firewall, at a cost of $30,700. Morrison said...
Nick JohansenThe Red Oak Express A Zimbabwe native with Red Oak ties has recently penned a book.The book is titled, “Promise Me-You Will Take Care of Your Brother: A Memoir of Faith, Dreams, and Everyday Miracles.” The author, Fungisai Nota, came to the United States in 2000 to attend college at...
Tess NelsonThe Red Oak Express Red Oak City Administrator Brad Wright informed the council on how the city’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds will be used during the Oct. 3 regular meeting. The City of Red Oak has received $778,000 in ARPA funds to be used on projects where the city has...
Tess NelsonThe Red Oak Express Roughly 20 varieties of pumpkins in all shapes, sizes, and colors, are available for purchase at Bucy’s Pumpkins, located just south of Red Oak.Kelli and Derrick Bucy have been growing pumpkins for several years, but two years ago they drastically expanded the size of...
After yet another month of below normal precipitation across the state, the water year ended with deteriorating conditions across Iowa, according to the latest Water Summary Update. The “Water Year” is defined as the period between Oct. 1 and Sept. 30. Precipitation for the 2022 Water Year was 29....
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has approved upgrades to the courthouse’s internet provider and hardware.IT director Sonia Morrison said she had sought out two quotes from Farmers Mutual Telephone Company for dedicated Fiber optic internet to the courthouse as well as all of the outlying...
The Dean of Students for the Inman Elementary School in Red Oak, Anthony Tyler Jones, was arrested Monday, Sept. 19, on a warrant out of Clarke County for an incident that occurred Aug. 18, 2018.According to a press release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Jones, 30, was arrested on a...
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors, at its Sept. 20 meeting, agreed to pursue assistance from the Iowa State Association of Counties.Supervisor Donna Robinson said she and other supervisors had received an email from ISAC containing a survey to fill out. The survey was gauging support for...
A Red Oak food and nutrition teacher was placed on administrative leave Thursday, Sept. 22, following a classroom tirade captured on a cell phone.A letter was released to district families from Red Oak Superintendent Ron Lorenz that explained Mrs. Rebecca Stanbrough had “lost her composure and made...

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