ELK HORN — The Audubon boys got off to a rough start in a tough conference but with two wins in their last three games were in the process of turning the season around. They badly needed a win Saturday afternoon to keep the momentum going against the Exira-EHK Spartans and thanks to some las…

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MARION – Atlantic-CAM 120-pounder Ethan Follmann won an action-packed match in his championship match at the Loyd Shaffer Invitational Saturday, upsetting Iowa Class 2A No. 8 Kadyen Gryp of Williamsburg 11-9 in the championship match.




ELK HORN — The Audubon boys got off to a rough start in a tough conference but with two wins in their last three games were in the process of turning the season around. They badly needed a win…

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MARION – Atlantic-CAM 120-pounder Ethan Follmann won an action-packed match in his championship match at the Loyd Shaffer Invitational Saturday, upsetting Iowa Class 2A No. 8 Kadyen Gryp of Wi…

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ELK HORN — The undefeated Exira-EHK girls had their hands full Saturday afternoon with the surging Audubon Wheelers surviving with a 53-44 win in a game closer than the score indicated.

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AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has paused activities indefinitely as a result of COVID-19 protocols within the program. Due to the pause, Saturday’s game at Kansas has been postponed.

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Constitution Day isn’t until Sep. 17. However, Tuesday was constitutional amendment day at the Iowa Capitol as proposals to let Iowans vote to create a state-level Second Amendment and reject a Supreme Court finding of a right to an abortion advanced.

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Constitution Day isn’t until Sep. 17. However, Tuesday was constitutional amendment day at the Iowa Capitol as proposals to let Iowans vote to create a state-level Second Amendment and reject a Supreme Court finding of a right to an abortion advanced.

MANNING — Manning Regional Healthcare Center recently welcomed two new directors to their facility. Taya Vonnahme transitioned from her nursing role at MRHC to become the new director of the Recovery Center at Manning Regional and B.J. Schreck has been hired as the new Information Technology…

Des Moines -- This week the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is sharing the following guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine priority populations for Phase 1B, based on the recommendations put forward by the Iowa Disease Advisory Council (IDAC) and accepted by Kelly Garcia, IDPH interim Director.

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AUDUBON COUNTY — Following the emergency use authorization of both the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is partnering with county public health departments to begin vaccinating Iowans. Both vaccines are currently being administered in Iowa to …

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AUDUBON — Audubon County Public Health officials say while vaccines are being administered to some in the county, they are still recommending people continue the basics — wearing a mask, social distancing, washing your hands and sanitizing, and staying home when you feel sick — until those v…

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Here's the latest for Wednesday January 20th: Joe Biden inauguration; Trump issues dozens of last-minute pardons; Senator Richard Burr won't be prosecuted after stock sale investigation; Strong wind storms in California.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump’s policy legacy, signing a series of executive actions that reverse his predecessor’s orders on immigration, climate change and handling of the pandemic.

ATLANTA (AP) — As Democrat Joe Biden is sworn in Wednesday as the nation’s 46th president, Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters still believe Biden was not legitimately elected after Trump continues to argue the election was stolen.

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of U.K. music stars including Elton John, Ed Sheeran and conductor Simon Rattle say musicians have been “shamefully failed” by the British government, which has left them facing post-Brexit restrictions on touring in the European Union.

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Foreign Ministry described outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday as a “doomsday clown” and said his designation of China as a perpetrator of genocide and crimes against humanity was merely “a piece of wastepaper.”

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top officials breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday that Joe Biden will be taking over as president of the United States, but they warned that the world has changed after four years of Donald Trump and that trans-Atlantic ties will be different in the future.

BEIJING (AP) — China’s highest-profile entrepreneur, Jack Ma, appeared Wednesday in an online video, ending a 2 1/2-month absence from public view that prompted speculation about the future of the e-commerce billionaire and his Alibaba Group.