Area News

Board reviews improvement assessment

At their meeting Monday, December 10, members of the Mount Ayr Community board of directors reviewed the results of a School Improvement Needs Assessment recently conducted by the Iowa Association of School Boards on the Mount Ayr District.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Christmas events galore!

Christmas in Kellerton Southern Iowa Parks and Recreation and the Kellerton Volunteer Fire Department will host the Christmas Celebration and monthly meal on Saturday, December 15 at the Kellerton Community Center, beginning at 2 p.m.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Pool future still on hold

Second verse, same as the first… That was theme coming out of the Monday, December 3 Mount Ayr city council meeting after the council 3-2 against a motion to move forward with a contract with engineers from ISG to address needs at the swimming pool in Judge Lewis Park.   For more on this story,…

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Dolecheck named chair of education committee

House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) recently announced that Rep. Cecil Dolecheck (R-Mount Ayr) will serve as the Chairman of the House Education Committee during the 88th General Assembly.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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BLIZZARD!

For the second time in two weeks, Ringgold County and the surrounding area were hit with heavy snow. The snow of Sunday, November 25, however, came with high winds, creating blizzard conditions and treacherous driving for anyone trying to get home from their Thanksgiving holiday.   For more on this story, sign in to the…

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Noble to hang her shingle in Mount Ayr

A love of small towns and rural areas together with a wealth of legal experience has resulted in a new attorney hanging out her shingle in Mount Ayr.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Pool talk dominates council meeting

Let the discussion begin… That was the message coming out of the Monday, November 19 Mount Ayr city council meeting concerning the future of the city swimming pool.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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