RODNEY GENE STARK

Rodney Gene Stark, son of Dale E. and Helen (Van Dyke) Stark, was born May 1, 1945 at the Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa. In 1963, Rod graduated from Grand Valley Community School in Kellerton, Iowa. He furthered his education at the Universal Trade School in Omaha, Nebraska. Rod was an auto body repairman…

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DONNA LEE WEBB

Donna Lee Webb, age 76, of Kellerton, Iowa, the daughter of Carlton Theodore and Veta Evelyn (Baker) Smith, was born April 24, 1942, at Leon, Iowa. She left this life on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Mercy West Hospital in West Des Moines, Iowa. Donna graduated from Leon High School in 1960. She was married…

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Raiders get two more wins

The Raider baseball team was 2-1 through three games this last week. The Raiders faced East Union, Murray and Central Decatur.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Six more games have come and gone for the Raiderettes and through those six they were five of six, dropping the second game in a double header to Earlham by a score of 10-8. The Raiderettes currently stand at 14-5.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Council doesn’t buy nuisance argument

When it comes to nuisances, what is the definition of “property”? That question comprised much of the discussion at the Monday, June 11 regular meeting of the Mount Ayr city council. For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Case completes Nebraska Tractor Relay

Riding a 1967 Ford 3000 tractor for 400 miles across the plains of Nebraska… If this isn’t your idea of fun, you might change your mind if you talk to Diane Case of Mount Ayr.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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RONALD LEE MOBLEY

Ronald Lee Mobley, youngest son of Burl and Martena (Vanderpluym) Mobley, was born on February 28, 1951 at Creston Community Hospital. Ron was welcomed into the family by his older brother, Glee. Ron spent his childhood on the family farm near Benton, Iowa. He attended Mount Ayr High School and graduated with the class of…

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Raiders move to 7-2

The month of June has been a busy time for the Raiders as they finished out three more games on the schedule and winning all of them, including one that headed into 11 innings. The Raiders now sit at 7-2.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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