Interested in Girl Scouts? We have two opportunities to learn about what we are up to in Earlham and Winterset.The Girl Scouts will host an information table at the upcoming Back to School Conferences on Thursday, Aug. 14, at Earlham Community School from 2-7:30 p.m. Local leaders will be there to answer questions and hand out fliers, registration forms, and […]
Kim Caudle and Hallie were Friday visitors with Janice Caudle.Ron and Denise Kirkland attended the fair. They also met Kathy Tynan and Marcia Stewart and had supper at Machine Shed. They were celebrating Ron’s and Kathy’s birthdays.Ron and Debbie Gebhart of Van Meter were Friday afternoon visitors with Janice Caudle.Kyle and Christine Eyerly of Midlothian, Va., are the parents of […]
MADISON COUNTY NATURALIST INSPIRES KIDS TO GET OUTSIDE
The Madison County Conservation Board is lucky to have Molly Hanson, naturalist, on staff of the Madison County Parks.She spends most of her days, summer and school year sharing her love for and knowledge of nature and the environment with area youth through a variety of fun and educational programming.This past week Hanson hosted the Archaeology and Exploration camp for […]
RRC ALL-CONFERENCE SELECTIONS ANNOUNCED
RRC champion Carlisle had five players selected to the first team and two players named to the second team. Second-place Ballard of Huxley had four first-team and one second-team selection. Winterset had three members on the first team and two on the second team. Winterset sophomore Alexis Clouse was named honorable mention.Ballard pitcher Kenzie Ihle was a unanimous selection to […]
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VAN METERGreetings from Van Meter! This Saturday was overcast but I have been so thankful for the rain. I even had to be out in it and it didn’t bother me. I remember as a child wanting to play in the rain and I guess I still enjoy it, mud puddles and all!Well thank you to everyone for the encouraging […]
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Work demolishing the Cedar Lake spillway has moved quickly, as concrete from the spillway is now all but a pile of rubble. Crews will construct a new spillway and fortify the earthen dam. Meanwhile, lake dredging is now more than 60 percent complete.
MADISON COUNTY COURTHOUSE NOW A WEAPONS-FREE ZONE
The signs are simple, and are posted at all county courthouse entrances.The no-weapons policy at the Madison County Courthouse was requested by the Fifth District judges following an April incident.Madison County became the last county in the Fifth District to implement a courthouse weapons ban following an incident where an individual appeared at a sentencing hearing with two guns, one […]