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LAURA ANN TREADAWAY

Laura Ann Treadaway, daughter of Fred & Maria Eva (Medallion) Thorn, was born at Wichita Falls, Texas on August 19, 1969. Laura was raised in South Carolina. She lived in Germany as she was a ‘military child.’ She has lived the last years of her life in Blockton, Iowa. Laura married Bill Knorr and to…

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Shaha second at John J Harris

Van Meter Quad The Raiders wrestled at a quad in Van Meter last week, falling to Lenox, Southwest Valley and Van Meter as a team. Lenox Against Lenox, Mount Ayr lost 30-18 in a match that saw six double forfeits and Mount Ayr forfeit three weights, while Lenox gave up three. Mount Ayr’s Conlee Stark…

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Mount Ayr downs Lenox, falls to Martensdale

Mount Ayr 45, Lenox 28 The Raiderettes took care of business last Tuesday night, adding another Pride of Iowa win to their season after defeating the Lenox Tigers, for the second time this season. Lenox was without leading scorer Sadie Cox, but that didn’t stop the Tigers from leading after the first eight minutes. The…

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Raiders setting sights on POI after wins

Mount Ayr 87, Lenox 59 The Mount Ayr Raiders traveled to Lenox last week where they faced the Lenox Tigers. Things stayed close in the first quarter, but Mount Ayr led 21-17 after the first quarter. Lenox struggled to score against the Mount Ayr defense in the second, scoring only eight, while the Raiders led…

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Snapshot of History

Kellerton’s first high school burned in February of 1895 and a new brick school was built that year. The new school building was 52 feet square, two stories high, and opened in December 1895. It was obsolete in twenty years. In July 1915, F. X. White received the contract for the construction of Kellerton’s new…

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Looking Back with Lora Stull

One Hundred Years Ago (From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, January 31, 1923.) H.W. Terrell, who upon his retirement from the office of sheriff January 1, accepted a position as federal prohibition agent, came home Friday for a few day’s visit with his family. Mr. Terrell has been working at Dubuque, where one raid netted 900…

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Gepner still face of library 22 years later

Walk into the Mount Ayr Public Library and you are destined to meet longtime librarian Mary Kathryn Gepner. Mary Kathryn grew up in Benton and graduated from Mount Ayr Community High School. After graduation, Mary Kathryn went on to teach history and government at Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs where she retired after…

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U.S. Postal Service sets new rates for 2023

Price changes to mailing services took effect on January 22. The new rates include a three-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp to 63 cents. The metered mail 1-ounce price will increase to 60 cents and the price of a domestic postcard stamp will increase to 48 cents. A one-ounce letter…

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Conservation board highlights supervisor meeting

The Monday, January 23 meeting of the Ringgold County Board of Supervisors, was an all day event. The meeting ran from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and encompassed mostly fiscal year 2024 budget workshops. The purpose of these budget workshops is for various County entities and organizations to submit proposals for funding to the County…

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