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Dragoon Trace Nature Center grand opening nears

The Ringgold County Conservation Board invites the public to the grand opening of the new Dragoon Trace Nature Center in Mount Ayr on Saturday, June 24 at 2 p.m. There will be a grand opening ceremony, followed by a ribbon cutting that officially opens the building to the public. The Dragoon Trace Nature Center will…

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Water, chickens, projects keep council busy

The first reading of the ordinance that applies increased rates for the water utility, an about-face on allowing the raising of chickens within the city limits and updates on a number of ongoing and upcoming projects were main items of discussion at the Monday, June 5 regular meeting of the Mount Ayr city council. Water…

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New engineer hired by county

Ringgold County has secured the services of a new county engineer. Travis Malone of Kansas officially signed a contract with the county board of supervisors to assume duties as the full-time county engineer effective September 1. Malone is currently employed as an engineer with Bettis Construction of Topeka, KS. Before that, he served as an…

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Dental clinic to open

Local dental services will again be available to Ringgold County residents following the signing of an agreement between the Ringgold County Board of Supervisors and Community Health Center of Southern Iowa. A mobile dental clinic will open in early July and will see patients twice a month. If demand is great enough, service days could…

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IPTV to unveil learning center at hospital

Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) commitment to early childhood education continues with the installation of a Learning Center in Mount Ayr as part of its Ready for School initiative. Children spending time at Ringgold County Hospital will have new resources available to promote a love of books and learning. The Learning Center features a bookshelf filled…

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