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The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has acted on a decision for an engineering firm to oversee the potential construction of the Summit Carbon Solutions pipeline.Supervisor Mike Olson felt that the county needed to make a decision, and quickly, on some sort of representation.“I feel that we...
The Montgomery County Planning and Zoning Commission has taken the first steps towards setting an ordinance ahead of Summit Carbon Solutions potential plans for a carbon pipeline through portions of the county.During a public hearing, Red Oak resident Jan Norris spoke to the commission and said...
Tess NelsonThe Red Oak Express A first-year exhibitor at the Iowa State Fair, from Stanton, brought home an armful of awards in the rabbit show.Ella Peterson, the daughter of Bob and Kimberly Peterson, and a first-year member of the Stanton FFA Chapter, won reserve grand champion Best of Show,...
The Southwest Iowa Art Tour is gearing up for its ninth year connecting rural communities through art. Mark your calendars for Friday, September 16th, Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th this year! In 2014, a group of southwest Iowa artists came together to pull off a regional event...
According to the Iowa Department of Transportation's Creston construction office, painting of the U.S. 34 bridge over the Nishnabotna River west of Red Oak will require lane closures beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6, until early October, weather permitting. Traffic signals will be in place to direct...
The Iowa State Fair is a vacation destination for thousands of people each year, but for Cloie Bruce of Red Oak it’s mostly work and little play.Cloie, the daughter of Scott and Jennifer Bruce, exhibited the champion Lim-Flex Heifer at the state fair recently. She also exhibited a market goat,...
SWIPCO, which operates Southwest Iowa Transit Agency (SWITA), is pleased to announce the launch of a new website focused on its public transit services. “Southwest Iowans are very used to seeing SWITA buses,” said SWIPCO Executive Director John McCurdy. “The question is, do they know that SWITA...
The average price received by farmers for corn during July 2022 in Iowa was $7.44 per bushel according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service - Agricultural Prices report. This was 4 cents below the June price but $1.22 above July 2021. The July 2022 average price received by...
The Essex Opera House is in the midst of renovations that will turn the venerable old building into event space for work retreats, wedding parties, and other community events.Originally constructed in 1877 at 900 Nebraska Ave., the building was moved to its current location at 701 Iowa Ave. in 1894...
On Aug. 27, the Iowa Aviation Museum 29th Annual Wings Fly-In/Drive-In and the Hall of Fame Induction for 2022 will be held at the museum in Greenfield.  A pancake breakfast will be served by the Fontanelle Lions Club from 7:30 to 10 a.m.  Price of the breakfast, which includes admission to the...

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