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RVTV, Labor Day fun set for Diagonal

The annual Diagonal Lions Club Labor Day celebration will feature two days filled with activities Sunday, September 2 through Monday, September 3.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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City again fights water problems

When it rains, it pours. Those words may describe the welcome rain that fell in Ringgold County over the past week, but in the case of the City of Mount Ayr, the adage more aptly applies to a recent rash of water main breaks.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Ehlen to return as wrestling coach

A familiar face will lead the Raider wrestling team following action at Monday’s regular meeting of the Mount Ayr Community board of education.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Ringgold unemployment among highest in region

The unemployment rate in Ringgold County continues to be above the state average, according to statistics released recently by the Labor Market Information Division of Iowa Workforce Development.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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City gives Old Lake to RCCB

The city’s Old Lake property north of Mount Ayr will officially be given to the Ringgold County Conservation Board (RCCB) after the city council voted unanimously Monday evening to transfer the property.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Supervisors defend role in resignation

Submitted by Ringgold County Supervisors Kraig Pennington, Lyle Minnick and Paul Dykstra (Editor’s Note: This submission is related to a front page story in the July 26 Record News about the current county engineer resigning his position and questions about the supervisors role in the decision to resign.) On Monday, June 23, the county supervisors…

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Animal Alliance may end contract

The Animal Alliance presented the city council with a letter from their attorney at Monday evening’s meeting stating their intention to terminate their agreement with the city for animal control unless changes were made.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Possible pool renovations unveiled

A near-capacity crowd filled the assembly room at the Ringgold County Courthouse Monday night to listen to proposals for the renovation of the public swimming pool at Judge Lewis Park.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Unfiled tax returns causing headaches for county fair

Submitted by Dr. Keith Miller President, Ringgold County Fair I would like to explain some of the financial situations with the Ringgold County Fair. The tax returns for years 2010, ‘11, ‘12, ‘13 and ‘14 were not filed.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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