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It took awhile to get the Fremont Nebraska Festival over with, and a bit more for a Friday night show at the Oak Tree, but all went well, especially Fremont, at the Christensen Field House, where the 44th National Old Time Music Festival will be held next year October 3-4-5-6.  Mark your cal…

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An IPERS presentation by Mike Fitzgerald, Iowa’s State Treasurer, was given on Oct. 9 at the Atlantic High School Auditorium. Approximately 90 people attended the event, from all areas of Cass County and from all areas of public service. IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System) is a de…

Darlene McConnell of Atlantic will celebrate her 85th Birthday on Oct. 25. Friends and family suggest a card shower, and cards may be sent to her at: Darlene McConnell, 62222 Dunbar Road, Atlantic, Iowa 50022.

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COON RAPIDS- CAM made a statement win on the road by defeating Coon Rapids-Bayard 60-26 on the road.

SHENANDOAH -- During the opening minutes of its game Friday against Shenandoah, Atlantic found its greatest spark in its defense.

ATLANTIC - With enrollment expected to continue to fall, the Atlantic school district will be facing an ongoing loss of revenue over the next couple years and is an issue school board members said Wednesday needed be addressed sooner, rather than later.

The Atlantic Chamber Ambassador’s were hosted by Brown’s Shoe Fit on Thursday, August 16th. Brian Ruge, general manager, shared the new additions to the store, as well as introduced his two new employees. Brown’s Shoe Fit took over tuxedo rentals from Howard’s Clothing and they look forward …

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Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $654 million jackpot in the Mega Millions drawing Tuesday night, which would be the fourth-largest prize in U.S. history.

Pictured presenting and accepting a $100 donation from the Atlantic BPO Does to the Atlantic Rock Island Society Enterprise (ARISE) are (from left) Marcene Arn, Shirley Jensen, Vicki Brown and ARISE representative Steve Livengood.

(Bottom left) Pictured presenting and accepting a $100 donation from the Atlantic BPO Does to the Washington Elementary Lunch Program are (from left) Shirley Jensen, Marcene Arn, Vicki Brown and Food Service Director Natalie Ritter. The group also donated $100 to the Schuler Elementary Lunch…

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The Atlantic Public Library will be offering a series of classes to introduce the library’s digital resources to the community. The next class is Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 2:30 p.m. and continue at the same time each Wednesday for the rest of the month. Each class will have 15-20 minutes of pres…

It’s right around the corner. That’s right — flu season. And like clockwork, the familiar muscle aches, coughs, chills, headaches, runny noses, sneezes and sore throats return, too. With the kids back in school, there’s also a much greater chance that they could catch a bug and bring it home to share with the rest of the family.

It’s autumn, and the markets are filled with a harvest of carrots, parsnips beets and turnips, loaded with fiber and vitamin C. But how do you eat these rich root vegetables? Chef Jeffory McLean, of the New York Wine and Culinary Institute, offers some tips on buying and preparing seasonal root vegetables, just in time for comfort food.

It’s said that a positive attitude is essential to health and wellness. Keeping a positive attitude in the face of great obstacles — tragedy, anger, violence, illness or hardship — is life’s toughest challenge. Hank Commodore has a simple, unfailing solution: Humble yourself with wisdom, and practice love and kindness to humankind.

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — An official says China wants to further boost cooperation with Central and Eastern Europe where it is already financing infrastructure and other projects as part of a wider bid to increase global influence.

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — Officials say a buckled stretch of track is believed to have caused a fiery freight train derailment in southwestern Indiana that belched black smoke into the sky and forced the evacuation of nearby homes.

Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $654 million jackpot in the Mega Millions drawing Tuesday night, which would be the fourth-largest prize in U.S. history.

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Before 1941, Iowa raised a lot of non-commodity crops. For example the Atlantic Canning Company processed sweet corn that was grown locally with the final product shipped all over the world. The following two paragraphs, taken from the Atlantic News Telegraph 1913 Industrial Section describe…

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“...if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move.”                                                                                                                                  -Matthew 17:20

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