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Signage has been placed on the northeast corner of Fountain Square Park near Freedom Rock. One plaque explains the memorials located on the square and the other explains the county’s Freedom Rock. Members of the American Legion Court of Honor and Veterans of Foreign Wars designed the signage, with...
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Montgomery and Page counties will host a meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m.  The location is the historic Clarinda Center Depot located at 923 E. Washington St. in Clarinda.   The meeting will last...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is in the process of issuing $1.8 billion in payments to agricultural producers who enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2020 crop year.   These payments provide critical support to help mitigate...
The Montgomery County Development Corporation held its regular meeting Nov. 12. Montgomery County Development Corporation director Steve Adams said one of the items on the agenda was discussion of upgrades to the MCDC website. “We are updating the pictures to better reflect events and activities...
With a goal of seeing that every registered child in Montgomery County receives at least one new toy for Christmas, the local Marine Toys for Tots program is underway. Last year roughly 170 in the county received a toy through this program.  The main sign up day for the program is from 3 to 5 p.m....
One of the most important things one can do for their health and the health of others, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic – is to get a flu shot. Health experts annually push the importance of the flu vaccine for all demographics, but it is especially important this year, said...
The recent Cram the Cruiser and Fire Truck events on Nov. 12,  at the Red Oak Fareway and Red Oak Hy-Vee Food Store locations were a success. Pictured with the collected items are, from left: Montgomery County Sheriff Jon Spunaugle, Red Oak Fire Chief John Bruce, Red Oak Police Liaison Amber...
A 2010 Red Oak graduate is the newest provider at Methodist Physicians Clinic in Red Oak. Liz (Cooper) Johnson began as a Family Nurse Practitioner Nov. 1 after working as a registered nurse in the same clinic the past several years.  “I’m enjoying it so far,” said Johnson. “It’ll get even better...
Each year in the United States, heating equipment causes more than 65,000 home fires. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the U.S. Despite space heaters being a convenient source of supplemental heat in...
    City officials have approved a contract with Snyder & Associates, Inc., for $1.5 million renovation project at the Red Oak Regional Airport.  “The project is to remove and replace the airfield light system for Runway 5/23 and the connecting taxiways,” explained Red Oak City Administrator...

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