MAYOR’S BLOG



We haven’t had a lot of snow, so keeping your sidewalks clear is still in the back of our minds. Remember – for the safety of pedestrians, our city ordinance requires you to clear your sidewalks of snow and ice in a timely manner (24-48 hours). If you do not, it could result in a payment to the city for […]

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A big thank you is extended to the following businesses and persons that helped with the monetary contributions for Santa Claus’ peanut/candy sack goodies and the drawing: City of Macksburg, Farmers Co-op, Kiddoo Farms, Spencers Bros., Buck N Wild Saloon, R&NC Store, The Cafe, Charles and Margaret Blair, Janice Caudle, Eloise Eyerly, Don and Holly Schutz, Dee Peckham, Merrill and […]

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE



State of Iowa Iowa District CourtMadison County Court Case #EQCV033104Madison CountyBAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANSSERVICING, L.P., CROSS CLAIMANTPEOPLES TRUST & SAVINGS BANKPlaintiffvs Special ExecutionPAUL W. TAYLOR; CATHY A. TAYLOR; MORTGAGEELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.;PEOPLES TRUST & SAVINGS BANK, DEFENDANTSTO CROSS-CLAIM-PAUL W. TAYLOR, ET ALDefendantAs a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution […]

SKILLED WORKERS SOUGHT



Officials with the Madison County Development Groups say the organization has been approached by a Madison County employer who is looking for some help.A metal fabrication shop is looking for a sales person who understands metal art.The employer also is looking for a welder who can work with stainless steel and has jobs management skills.If you know of someone who […]

LOCAL DHS OFFICIALS GET A WARNING



After a pair of suspicious fires at DHS offices in neighboring Warren and Marion counties, local officials were told to be on the alert, just in case.At the time officials were investigating a fire at the Marion County DHS offices. An earlier fire caused extensive damage at the Warren County DHS office a few days earlier.County DHS coordinator John Grush […]

4 BANKS TO SHARE COUNTY CD INVESTMENT BUSINESS



Madison County Supervisors Tuesday approved a proposal to allow the county treasurer’s office to invest the county’s CD money with four area banks.The proposal, submitted by county treasurer G. Joann Collins, would be to allow her office to invest up to $5 million with American State Bank, $5 million with Earlham Savings Bank, $6 million with Farmers & Merchants State […]

BOYS BASKETBALL



RACCOON RIVER CONFERENCEConf.AllDC-Grimes6-07-1Ballard (Huxley)5-17-1Carroll5-15-2ADM (Adel)4-26-2Boone4-24-5Carlisle3-25-3Perry1-53-5Bondurant-Farrar1-52-7Saydel0-61-7Winterset0-60-7Mon., Dec. 19DC-Grimes 55, ADM (Adel) 42Tues., Dec. 20Ballard (Huxley) 67, Bondurant-Farrar 47Carlisle 63, Saydel 38Carroll 59, Boone 45Perry 67, Winterset 64Thurs., Dec. 22Grinnell 63, DC-Grimes 52Newton 46, Bondurant-Farrar 33Norwalk 61, Boone 53Tues., Jan 3Carlisle at WintersetFri., Jan. 6Bondurant-Farrar at SaydelCarlisle at CarrollDallas Center-Grimes at Ballard (Huxley)Winterset at BoonePRIDE OF IOWA CONFERENCEConf.AllNodaway Valley6-06-1Pleasantville6-08-0Mount Ayr5-17-1Wayne (Corydon)4-16-1Corning3-25-2Lenox3-22-3Martensdale-SM3-33-4I-35 (Truro)3-34-4Bedford1-42-6Southeast […]

4 MC AREA WRESTLERS RANKED IN CLASS 2-A



Denver-Tripoli continues to be the top-ranked wrestling team in Class 2-A, with sixth ranked wrestlers, according to the Predicament.West Delaware is ranked No.2 with 8 rated wrestlers while Davenport Assumption is third with Creston/Orient-Macksburg and New Hampton rounding out the top five.Atlantic, which was ranked fifth in the pre-season with seven ranked wrestlers, has slipped to seventh, with three of […]

IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR MADISON COUNTY



NORTHWEST BANK f/k/a NORTHWEST Case No. EQCV033513FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK (EIN: 42-1325507),Plaintiff,vs. ORIGINAL NOTICEDANNY LEE PHILLIPS, SPOUSE OF DANNYLEE PHILLIPS, if any, and PARTIES IN POSSESSION,Defendants.Parcel “E” located in the Northwest Quarter (1/4) of the Northwest Quarter (1/4) of Section Twenty-six (26), Township Seventy-six (76) North, Range Twenty-seven (27) West of the 5th P.M., Madison County, Iowa, as shown inPlat Survey […]

SO LONG, 2011



AprilMonths of long-anticipated work began on the dome exterior of the Madison County Courthouse. Citizens were warned to expect almost anything from orange construction fences to interference with parking. Madison County Supervisors were briefed on the project at a pre-construction meeting in early April featuring the general contractor and several sub-contractors. There they learned that rather than two weeks, it […]