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April Is National Safe Digging Month

Grimes – April 12, 2021 — April is National Safe Digging Month, and with the arrival of warmer weather, homeowners and construction crews w… Read more

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ARISE Program: Sunday Afternoon Special

The pubic is invited to visit The Armory at 201 Poplar Street in Atlantic on Sunday, April 18, anytime between 1:30-4 p.m. This is not the … Read more

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Tractor Day with the FFA

To many students, the ride to school usually involves the requirement of driving themselves by motorized vehicles, or having their parents … Read more

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Anita Redneck Tractor BRRRR Ride Coming Up April 17

ANITA — Extended forecasts for Saturday, April 17 show partly clouded skies, and highs in the high 50’s, so this year’s Anita Redneck Tract… Read more

Getting Ready for their Grand March

AUDUBON — It’s that time of year. Read more

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Sports

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SALUTE GYMNASTICS: 25 gymnasts move to regional meet

Salute Gymnastics wrapped up the regular season with the Field of Dreams Classic March 3-5 in Grimes. Read more

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PREP BOYS' TRACK: Atlantic boys fourth at Harlan invite

HARLAN – Atlantic senior Craig Alan Becker put himself in good position Tuesday night to qualify for the Drake Relays in the 800-meter run. Read more

AREA PREP REPORT: For April 12-13, 2021

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State

Protest at Capital leads to one arrest

DES MOINES — One person was arrested Thursday during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Iowa State Capitol. Read more

Senate considers new tax plan

Iowa Senate Republicans have approved a new tax plan that would shift funding for mental services from county property taxes to the state. Read more

Outside investigation planned after prison deaths

DES MOINES — Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said this week that an outside investigation will be held into the deaths of two prison guards at t… Read more

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Lifestyle

April Is National Safe Digging Month

Grimes – April 12, 2021 — April is National Safe Digging Month, and with the arrival of warmer weather, homeowners and construction crews w… Read more

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ARISE Program: Sunday Afternoon Special

The pubic is invited to visit The Armory at 201 Poplar Street in Atlantic on Sunday, April 18, anytime between 1:30-4 p.m. This is not the … Read more

Getting Ready for their Grand March

AUDUBON — It’s that time of year. Read more

Opinion

Play Ball! Just Leave MLB Out Of Politics

Barring natural disasters or unforeseen health crises, chances are I'll watch around 150 Red Sox games during the 2021 season, along with p… Read more

A Vets Memory

I am from Exira Iowa and I was one of the guys on the Korean Honor Flight out of Omaha. I decided I was going to see everything I could whe… Read more

Justice Thomas: Sooner Or Later, Courts Will Rule On Social Media

It started as one of those ridiculous controversies of the Trump era. In May and June 2017, then-President Donald Trump blocked a few Twitt… Read more

Obituaries

Jane McNeely (Collinson)

Jane McNeely (Collinson), 71, beloved wife of Matthew McNeely of Dover, Mass., passed away March 29, 2021 at home, surrounded by family.   Read more

Welcome To The Storm

Am I the only one who feels like I'm living in an old-fashioned monster movie, with mobs of chanting peasants bearing pitchforks and torche… Read more

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Mary Ann (Nelsen) Stegen

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Business

Treasurer Fitzgerald on Protecting Your Finances

DES MOINES – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is encouraging Iowans to review their financial information. “I want Iowans to achieve a li… Read more

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51° 30°

A few clouds. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 30s.

Humidity:50%
Cloud Coverage:28%
Wind:NW at 16 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:6 High
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Sunset:07:59:41 PM
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