Posted February 26, 2015in Community Blogs, Urbandale

A Community In Mourning

Urbandale Community School District February 26, 2015 Where does one begin to find words adequate to address the student tragedies that occurred in our school/community over the past few weeks? It seems that during times of great emotion, either joy or sorrow, words escape us as human beings to either

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Posted February 25, 2015in Boone, Community Featured

Best friends

Linda Swanson is an artist who devotes much of her time to bringing best friends to life on her canvas. Whether it be a newborn foal, an aging family dog, a fluffy litter of kittens, or maybe even a flock of backyard hens, Swanson is an artist who devotes much

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Posted February 11, 2015in Community Featured, Greene County

Brighter future

Grand Junction Mayor Gerold Herrick sees a brighter future for Grand Junction. At 73, Herrick remembers the town’s heyday, before new Highway 30 routed vehicles past the west community instead of through town on the Lincoln Highway. “At one time we had 13 gas stations, four grocery stores, and the

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Posted February 10, 2015in Bondurant, Community Blogs

Library Musings

“Do You Take Donations?” Yes!  BCL takes donations of all kinds and we appreciate our patrons thinking of us.  However, I thought I’d write up a little ditty this week on donation etiquette to help guide your choices.  These guidelines are regarding book and DVD donations.  See our policy on-line

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Posted February 05, 2015in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

Come to fabulous Clear Lake, Iowa!  We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining is yours, especially on Valentine’s!!   Here is a peek at some of what you can do this week. You can get more information of events &

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Posted February 04, 2015in Community Featured, Johnston

Chamber announces 2014 award winners

The Johnston Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual dinner on Thursday, Feb. 12 at Stoney Creek Inn. One of the highlights of the evening will be the announcement of the 2014 Ambassador of the Year, Citizen of the Year and Business Person of the Year. Ambassador of the Year:

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Posted February 04, 2015in Community Featured, Email blast, Perry

Garden train

Bill Joy has set interest in steam engines on fire – literally. The retirement hobby began with a magazine from a German company selling steam engine sets that a person could buy and build. That was in about 2000 or so, he said. He purchased a kit and set about

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Posted January 22, 2015in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

The annual Winter Dance Party is here and is one of the best times to come to Clear Lake!! Great music, great crowd, great memories, even meet Buddy fans from Great Britain!  We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining

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Posted January 15, 2015in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

The Holidays are here and is the best time to come to Clear Lake!! We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining is yours.   Here is a peek at some of what you can do this week. We wish you

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Posted January 08, 2015in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

      The Holidays are here and is the best time to come to Clear Lake!! We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining is yours.   Here is a peek at some of what you can do this week. We

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