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Orient-Macksburg ends postseason drought with dramatic win over Essex

(Orient) -- Orient-Macksburg put an end to their years-long postseason drought with a narrow escape over Essex in the opening round of Class 1A softball. In a Region 3 showdown, the Bulldogs (10-17) came away with a 12-11 victory over the Trojanettes (6-15) to stay alive in the tournament. "At...

6-year-old dies after being hit by front-end loader

DECATUR COUNTY, Iowa – A six-year-old child died Wednesday night after being hit by a front-end loader in southern Iowa. According to a crash report from the Iowa State Patrol, it happened around 6:52 p.m. in the 22000 block of Lineville Road. That’s southeast of Leon. Justin Miller, 41 of Leon, was using a front-end […]

GRM Networks Announces Community Grant Awards

GRM Networks announced 4 awards for communities through their Community Improvement Grant Program. The program selects organizations that apply for grant funding. This cycle awarded $3,750 in funding. The Bethany Historical Society will use their grant to purchase a laptop computer, software, scanner, and hard drive to store historical documents.

GRM Networks awards $3,750 in Community Improvement Grants

GRM Networks has awarded a total of $3,750 as part of the company’s Community Improvement Grant program. Organizations receiving funding for the first 2022 semiannual distribution included the Harrison County Historical Society in Bethany, Missouri, the Lamoni Food Pantry in Lamoni, Iowa, and the Princeton, Missouri, Chamber of Commerce. Each of these organizations received $1,000 grants. Receiving a $750 grant was the City of Pleasanton, Iowa.

6 Year-Old & 50-Year-Old Killed in Southern Iowa Accidents

Wednesday was a tragic day in southern Iowa. Two people were killed in the extreme southern part of the state in separate incidents. The first accident happened Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1 p.m. in rural Appanoose County. According to an accident report from the Iowa State Patrol, Roberta Leffler was...

Six year old Iowa boy dies after being struck by front-end loader

Decatur County, Iowa, located just north of the state line with Missouri, has experienced its second fatality accident in two days. The Iowa Highway Patrol reports a six-year-old boy died at the Decatur County Hospital in Leon. The boy was a pedestrian when he was hit by a vehicle. Forty-one-year-old...

On a Whim...Creston woman loses almost 7" off her waist in 42 days with ChiroThin | Paid Content

PAID CONTENT | Creston, Iowa's Ashli Peterson tagged along with her mom for a visit to Dr. Vince Hassel's office to learn about the ChiroThin Weight Loss program. For 17 years, she has had a hard time losing weight after having a child and has tried about everything without success. When she learned about Dr. Hassel's approach and the science behind the program, "on a whim" she decided to try it for herself. Amazing and Shocked are words she used to describe the success as she lost 26 pounds and almost 7 inches off her waist in 42 days. She even saw "non-scale" successes as she did not need some of the medication she was currently taking after the program helped her body become healthier. Find out how Dr. Hassel can help you recapture your health and help you lose the weight you have always wanted to lose by going to

Iowa child dies in an accident involving a front-end loader

LEON, Iowa — A child was killed in Decatur County in an accident involving a front-end loader. According to an Iowa State Patrol crash report, it happened around 6:52 p.m. Wednesday in the 22000 block of Lineville Road in Leon. Troopers indicate a hay bale had fallen off a...

Lamoni baseball hoping to 'put it all together' for postseason run

(Lamoni) -- The Lamoni baseball team quietly put together a strong showing in the Bluegrass Conference. Now, they hope to make some noise in the postseason. The Demons come into the postseason at 14-6. They started the year 3-4, but found a groove in June. "We're feeling good," said head...

Pleasantville Softball Falls to Interstate 35 Baseball

The Pleasantville softball team fell to Interstate 35 13-2 on Thursday night. The Trojans had opportunities but could not push runs across. The Trojans end their regular season at 12-16 overall and will be in action Wednesday, July 6 for regional action as they travel to Grundy Center at 7:00 pm.