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Members of the Nishna Valley Questers #535 wanted to congratulate the city of Atlantic on their Sesquicentennial Celebration, and to honor Atlantic at this special time, members decorated the windows at the Something For You store with furniture and memorabilia in the era of 150 year ago whe…

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It’s always a pleasure to spend a Friday evening at the Oak Tree Opry in Anita, when a really gifted group of musicians gather for a concert of ‘real’ country music.  Our last show just happened on Aug. 17, before we ‘hit the road’ to LeMars to conduct the 43rd National Old Time Country Musi…

The Cass County Conservation Board is holding “Mysterious Monarchs” Programs. The public programs will be held on Friday, Aug. 31, 4:30 p.m. - Lake Anita State Park Campground loop; Saturday, Sept. 1, 4:30 p.m. - Cold Springs Park Campground Shelter; Saturday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. - Camblins Addi…

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The 2018 season unofficially began for Atlantic football on Friday night in a scrimmage at Class A AHSTW. The tune up lasted just over an hour and included 7-on-7 varsity to start followed by …

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CAM hosted Lenox on Friday at home for a preseason football scrimmage. The Cougars and Tigers took turns running 10 plays, gave varsity three series and junior varsity two.

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ATLANTIC – Atlantic Bottling has been selected as a Hall of Fame Award winner from the Iowa Grocery Industry Association. The company was named “Supplier of the Year,” and officials will be honored in November during the association’s Hall of Fame Dinner with other award winners.

Atlantic –Kim Kopp, BSN, WOCN, has been selected as an Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) 2018 Hospital Hero.  She will be recognized on Oct. 10 during the IHA annual meeting in Des Moines.  She is one of only 10 people from across the state chosen as hospital heroes this year.

The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s department has arrested three juveniles suspected with placing fishing line across the Wabash Trail apparently in an effort to harm bike riders during the po…

CRESTON, Iowa -- On Monday, August 13, 2018, the Union County Dispatch Center received a 911 call at approximately 11:55 p.m. in reference to a report of a male subject with a gun sitting on a…

Methodist Disaster Relief delivered 69 health kits of personal items like a towel, washcloth, toothbrush, comb, bandaides, nail clippers and bar of soap - by Atlantic United Methodists to Marshalltown for people caught in the recent tornado. The group is now working to prepare more such kits…

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Avoca – As summer ends and school resumes, it is once again time for open house/meet-the-teacher nights.  AHSTW will host their back to school night on Monday, August 27. In addition, the East Pottawattamie County Fair Board has decided to make the evening a little easier for teachers, stude…

The Griswold Optimists met on Aug. 17. There were five members and three guests present.  

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I stepped out into the back yard last night to grill supper for my wife and a strange phenomenon fell from the sky. It’s called rain. It was finally raining.

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”