Atlantic Memorials To Close After 30 Years

ATLANTIC – After 30 years in business, Atlantic Memorials will be closing and employee Patty Rogers will be retiring. The business was originally owned and operated by Lana Leander (formerly of the Atlantic area) and Ryan Gruhn, and was a division of Des Moines and Winter Memorials. It was later sold to Rayser Holdings, Inc.
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Cass County Fair: Who-What-Where-When

CASS COUNTY — After a year with some pretty significant changes due to COVID-19, the Cass County Fair is coming up and looking a bit more normal for 2021. For 4-H and FFA participants and their families, it’s time to get animals groomed and ready and to finish up those static exhibits; For area residents without kids involved in the fair, it’s still a chance to go watch a show, support the fair by visiting one of the food stands and walking through commercial exhibits and the static exhibits while you’re there.
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Cass County Sheriff’s Report

(Cass Co.) The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports two arrests. Jason Richard Tasto, 24, of Marne, was arrested Thursday for OWI 1st and Interference with Official Acts. Tasto was transported to the Cass County Jail where he was held. Chance Eldon Kline, 18, of Shenandoah, was arrested Tuesday for Public...
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Construction Progressing on Atlantic Athletic Facilities Upgrade Project

(Atlantic) Atlantic School’s Superintendent Steve Barber says construction crews are making progress on the athletic facilities upgrade project at the high school. “Many people are disappointed with the progress, but we have our two layers of asphalt on the high school track, at the “D” zones at each end of the soccer field, and our tennis courts,” said Barber. “So now we sit and wait for three weeks for it to cure and give Midwest Tennis and Track to come in and put the final one and a half-inch of surface on it.”
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Brenda Nelson resigns from ISAA and City of Ames

(Atlantic) Former Cass County Assessor Brenda Nelson announced her resignation as President of the Iowa State Association of Assessors, as well as her job with the City of Ames. In her resignation letter, Nelson said she will be moving to Omaha in the next few weeks and will miss the...

CAM angler scores victory in Bass Tournament

ATLANTIC – The CAM high school student angler Owen Hoover of Anita, scored the victory in the Powerade High School Bank Series at the Cappel ACE Hardware SWIFT bass tournament at Mormon Trail Lake on Sunday with his bag of three fish totaling 38.5 inches. Second was Cooper Jipsen from Atlantic, his three fish measured 35.75 inches and rounding out the top 5 were Logan Eilts from Atlantic in third with 20 inches, Teagan Steinhuehler from Harlan with 13 inches was fourth and in fifth was Colton Rudy of Atlantic with 12 inches.
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Council Bluffs lucky time capsule was opened decades early

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Two thousand seventy-six came a little early in Council Bluffs. A time capsule that was to be opened in that year was cracked open last week when construction workers dug it up to make way for the basement of the Pottawattamie County Courthouse addition. The...
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Daily Weather Forecast For Griswold

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Griswold: Saturday, July 24: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, July 25: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Monday, July 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Sunny
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Job alert: These Griswold jobs are accepting applications

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Griswold: 1. Need CDL-A Flatbed Truck Driver Now, 07/24/2021, Average $61,928/Year; 2. Medical Surgical (Med Surg) Travel Nurse RN - $80.26/Hour $2889/Weekly; 3. Inside Sales Representative; 4. Process Technician; 5. Security Patrol Officer; 6. Receptionist;

Today in History for July 25th

Highlights of this day in history: Andrea Doria begins to sink after a collision in the North Atlantic; An Air France Concorde crashes outside Paris; First 'test-tube' baby born; Golfer Ben Hogan dies; 'A Chorus Line' opens on Broadway. (July 25) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Website: Instagram:...

Atlantic's rally falls short, takes fourth in 3A

(Fort Dodge) — The team well known for their rallies this week had one final try come up short on Friday. Atlantic’s most successful softball team in school history lost their Class 3A 3rd place meeting with Williamsburg, 3-0, finishing the year with more wins (34) and with a higher finish (4th) than any before it.

Atlantic Area Chamber Ambassadors visit City Hall

(Atlantic, Iowa) – The Atlantic Chamber Ambassador’s were hosted by Atlantic City Hall on Thursday, July 22nd. Ambassadors heard from Mayor Dave Jones, and he thanked the community for the opportunity to serve as Mayor and he looks forward to his retirement with his wife Rosie. Mayor Jones spoke about his appreciation and pride in each department of the city and shared that he is optimistic about the direction Atlantic is headed. Mayor Jones shared that each City Hall staff member has great strengths that make the office run smoothly. John Lund, City Administrator, is a great asset when it comes to crunching numbers and researching ideas. Barb Barrick, City Clerk, and Amanda Martin, temporary Deputy City Clerk, provide great support to the department heads and city residents.
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Fourth Annual “Top Shot” Cass County” underway

(Atlantic) The fourth annual “Top Shot” hosted by Atlantic businessman Erich Wickman of Wickman Chemical is underway. The money raised from the event goes towards the Atlantic Police Departments’ kids programs. Atlantic Police Chief Dave Erickson says the proceeds from this event give a real boost to the kid’s programs:...