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The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors held discussion regarding a familiar topic at its Aug. 30 meeting: The Summit Carbon Pipeline. Supervisors Donna Robinson and Charla Schmid, who both attended the recent Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC) Annual Conference the week of Aug. 22, were...
Iowa corn production is forecast at 2.49 billion bushels, down 2 percent from the previous year, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production report. Based on conditions as of September 1, yields are expected to average 200.0 bushels per acre, down 5.0...
On Thursday, Sept. 8, the Iowa DNR was notified that a crane overturned into the West Nodaway River approximately 2-3 miles northeast of Massena in Cass County. It was initially reported that approximately 20 gallons of diesel and engine fuel from the crane were spilled. However, during a follow-up...
The Red Oak Airport once again held its annual picnic welcoming pilots from all over the world as they travelled to the annual Antique Airplane Association Invitational fly-in Aug. 30-Sept. 5.The annual event draws as many as 300 antique aircraft any given year. Last year’s fly-in drew 212...
Kennedy DeVries of Red Oak had an overly successful August with her 4-H swine entries. On Aug. 7, she was a two-time champion at the All-Iowa Showdown, where she exhibited the Grand Champion Market Hog and Grand Champion Gilt.Two weeks later she exhibited the same two entries at the Iowa State Fair...
To give back to the places it calls home, First Interstate Bank, a community bank with more than 300 branches across 14 states, is holding its fifth annual Volunteer Day on Wednesday, Sept. 14. First Interstate locations will close that day at noon, giving its employees paid time to volunteer...
Iowa’s August precipitation was 3.53 inches, or 0.6 inches below normal for the month, according to the latest Water Summary Update. This marks the fifth month in a row of below normal statewide average precipitation. Southeast Iowa was the driest region of the state, with Keokuk receiving only 0....
It is a homecoming of sorts for Nashville songwriter and recording artist Tom Wurth, who will perform at the Wilson Performing Arts Center in Red Oak Thursday, Sept. 15.Wurth was born in Creston and his brother, Bobby, at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak. His parents, Joe and Peg...
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. “The weather could not have been better for Farm Progress Show attendees last...
A small leak at the Montgomery County Courthouse led to some unexpected results.The issue was discussed during maintenance supervisor Dan Wright’s maintenance update to the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors at its Aug. 23 meeting.  Wright said he noted water initially, but couldn’t locate the...

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