ISU Extension and Outreach in Guthrie County is partnering with the Small Business Development Center to distribute nine “photo-in-a-box” kits within the county. This is a portable photo studio with a digital marketing guide to assist small business owners with marketing their ducts. Busines…

EXIRA — With most of the state experiencing abnormally dry conditions, another area community has issued a water emergency restricting residents’ use of water.

GRISWOLD – The Griswold School Board will consider approving a resolution to hold an election for a revenue purpose statement for the district. The election allows residents in the Griswold School District to vote on how funds from the state’s penny sales tax can be used by the district. If …

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Walnut’s Antique Walk is back in 2021 after being cancelled last year, and operating on only two days the year before.

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2021 spring semester.

The Austin Alt Memorial Classic was held on Saturday and Sunday, May 29-30. The show was hosted by the Audubon FFA and their advisors Andy VanAernam and Brittany Elmquist. This event took place at the Audubon County Fair Grounds in the Livestock Exposition Center. Saturday’s program consiste…

The Audubon FFA Chapter hosted the Austin Alt Memorial Classic on Sunday, May 26. The event took place at the Audubon County Fairgrounds in the Livestock Exposition Center. Sunday’s program consisted of an IJBBA sanctioned cattle show as well as an ISJS sanctioned swine show. The show was pl…

Members of the Exira Community Club extended a big thank you to all the guys that helped unload 65+ pieces of equipment! “You made it look easy,” organizers said.

CASS COUNTY – Cass County Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Kennon said he hadn’t received any reports of damage around the county following the thunderstorms that came through western Iowa Wednesday night. However, areas north of Cass County, including Audubon and Carroll, had wind damage.

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Sunnyside Pool in Atlantic officially opened for business on Thursday, and lots of people came out to use it on the first day, which happened to be the same day the temperature reached 100 degrees in Atlantic.

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SOUTHWEST IOWA – Crops in the southwest Iowa area are doing well despite the extreme high temperatures this week, but there could be cause for concern if the area doesn’t get additional moisture within the next month.

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Office of the Registrar at Northwest Missouri State University announced students named to the Academic or President’s honor rolls at the end of the 2021 spring semester.

DES MOINES — Referred to as the most significant event to inspire Iowa high school students on global issues in STEM, the World Food Prize Foundation Iowa Youth Institute (IYI) celebrated its 10th Anniversary today, with over 250 Iowa high school students from 102 high schools across the sta…

FAYETTE — Joseph Herbers, a Accounting major from Manning, IA, has been named to Upper Iowa University’s 2021 spring dean’s list. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.

EXIRA — With most of the state experiencing abnormally dry conditions, another area community has issued a water emergency restricting residents’ use of water.

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ATLANTIC — The National Weather Service is warning southwest Iowa residents that the area could see severe storms from this afternoon through this evening. Temperatures from the high 90’s to around 100 degrees are expected with peak heat indices at 100 to 105 degrees in the afternoon. A heat…

ATLANTIC — A water emergency order — restricting use of city water in Audubon — is raising comments on-line, but the restriction isn’t new: the city had one in place last year. Atlantic on the other hand hasn’t had to restrict residents’ water use and at least for the time being, doesn’t ant…

There will be COVID Vaccine clinics open throughout the month. The vaccine is free, and Johnson and Johnson vaccines will be available to anyone 18 years old or older.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia was voting Monday in the greatest electoral test yet for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as insecurity and logistical issues meant ballots wouldn't be cast in more than 100 constituencies of the 547 across the country.