Earling, IA

Exira-EHK school board approves multiple bids for upcoming school year

(Elk Horn) The Exira-EHK school board took care of a number of routine items during their June meeting. Superintendent Trevor Miller says Kids in the Village is up and running inside the school. The Board has formally approved a lease agreement for the daycare. “It opened June 1st and they have around 15 kids. Getting the quirks out, but it’s going well and it’s good. It helps out the community and it’s a good partnership with our district.”
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Grants will provide funding for downtown housing in Logan, Glenwood and Clarinda

(Area) Grants administered by Southwest Iowa Planning Council will provide funding for housing in the downtowns of Logan, Glenwood, and Clarinda. The City of Clarinda will receive $200,000 to renovate and update two upper-story housing units. The project will include a complete interior overhaul of the second story space at 115 E Main Street, and will provide two of the only quality, updated rental units near the city center. Transforming this underutilized space into residential units will help to highlight the potential for improved quality of affordable living in downtown Clarinda.
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Cardinals break away from Missouri Valley late, push win streak to nine

(Treynor) -- The Treynor softball team is continuing their winning ways to extend their roll as the regular season heads into the home stretch. The Cardinals (15-4) took down Missouri Valley (15-8) by a 5-1 decision in a Western Iowa Conference meeting on a somewhat stormy Friday night. What started as a defensive chess match swung largely in the Cardinals' favor in the sixth inning as they plated four unanswered runs.

The 40th Annual Manilla Rough Riders Chuckwagon Barbecue Open Horse Show Is This Weekend

The 40th annual Manilla Rough Riders Chuckwagon Barbecue and Open Horse Show is this weekend in Manilla. The event takes place on the north edge of Manilla at Rough Riders Arena on Sunday. Entry to the Horse Show begins at 11:00 a.m., with the show starting at 12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Nine events will take place during the show, including junior barrel crawl, spear race, pole bending, barrel race, flag race, and more. The entry fee is three dollars per event or $15 for all of them. Grilled pork and beef sandwiches along with refreshments will be available. Individuals can contact Jay Miller or Dan Schechinger for more information on the event. Those contact points can be found included with this story on our website.

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.

Atlantic and Harlan Split in a Softball Doubleheader

(Harlan) Harlan held off Atlantic in the first game, and the Trojans won the nightcap in a slugfest at Harlan on Thursday night. A storm swept through Atlantic on June 7, halting the game in the top of the fourth between these two Hawkeye Ten Conference rivals. The contest resumed on Thursday night, with Harlan leading 2-1.

Lo-Ma's Downey to play soccer, wrestle at Morningside

(Logan) -- Logan-Magnolia multi-sporter Jacob Downey will continue that lifestyle at the next level with Morningside. The Panthers standout has decided to play soccer and wrestle for the Mustangs. “It just kind of started with wrestling,” Downey told KMA Sports. “I had a couple colleges ask me to start wrestling...

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.