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Dan Pemble, age 87, of Scranton

Funeral services for Dan Pemble, age 87, of Scranton will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at the United Methodist Church in Scranton. Burial will be in the Paton Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday evening at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in...
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Denison to celebrate its immigrant community in first-ever heritage festival

A western Iowa city will hold its very first Immigrant Heritage Festival tomorrow. People in Denison will get the chance to celebrate the small town’s diverse communities. The festival will feature everything from cultural dances to a parade to the unveiling of the community’s newest mural — a work of local art that reads “Immigration is Beautiful.” The inaugural event will also feature food trucks, performances by high school students and activities for kids.
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Oliver 1900: Loud and heavy

The Oliver 1900 was a barnyard bully. It was loud, obnoxious, heavy, and made no apologies for itself. It should've been sold with a case of shooter's earmuffs — enough for the operator and his family, as well as the families of his two closest neighbors! For all the noise those tractors made, they sure could put in some work.

It’s down to UVA and Gonzaga for 6-10 star Blake Buchanan

Big man Blake Buchanan is down to two: Virginia and Gonzaga. The 6-foot-10 star from Lake City, Idaho, announced on his Instagram account this evening that he had narrowed his list of college choices to only the Cavaliers and the Zags. Tony Bennett and his UVA staff have been following...

Saddle Up! Western Days Kicks Off Tonight In Lake City

Western Days from the Top Rail Saddle Club and Lake City Betterment Association is back in Lake City starting today (Friday). Now in its 63rd year, Western Days has become one of Iowa’s premier rodeos and draws crowds in the thousands. The fun begins at 7 p.m. tonight with a free pool party at the Lake City Aquatic Center for swimmers between seven and 19 years old. The beer garden and street dance kick-off at 8 p.m. in the square with music from Big Daddy Addy. Nancy Janssen, a Top Rail member, says it is full steam ahead once things start tonight (Friday).

The Lake View City Council Is Looking To Resurface Hanson Street

The Lake View City Council met on Monday and discussed surfacing Hanson Street and drainage on Highway 175. Hanson Street is currently a gravel road and City Administrator, Scott Peterson, says they are checking out different options to put a hard surface on the road. Peterson adds the cost varies...

New Wall Lake Fitness Center To Open Next Month, But Future Use For Rest Of Former ESC Elementary Still Uncertain

Wall Lake city officials are excited to announce the new fitness room at the former Wall Lake Elementary School will be ready to open for public use in a little over a month. For nearly two years, the building has gone mostly unused as the community worked to find a new purpose for the structure, parts of which were first built almost 100 years ago. According to City Clerk Chris Rodman, many ideas were suggested, but the most requested was a new fitness center. He says the approximately $85,000 endeavor got underway last fall and was funded almost entirely through private donations and grants.

Albert Leroy Smith of Manning, formerly of Schaller

Albert Leroy Smith, of Manning, Iowa, formerly from Schaller, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, June 23, 2022. No services will be held at this time. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller is in charge of arrangements.

Lake City Council Is Still Looking At A Curfew To Put An End To Resent Vandalism

The Lake City Council met on Monday and brought up ordinance 397 regarding setting a curfew for minors. Lake City has been seeing vandalism occur over the last several months to stop signs, rocks being thrown in the fountain, and cement being thrown in the street. City Administrator, Eric Wood, says the damage has been occurring late at night, and they have a good idea of who is doing it.