Trio receives mayoral award

Outgoing Winterset Mayor James Olson took time out of Monday’s council meeting to recognize folks who have been working behind the scenes to help “keep the city of Winterset beautiful.” Mayor’s awards were presented to, from left, Pamm Olson (the mayor’s wife) who helped her husband water the downtown flowers over the summer months, Marjorie Koboldt, and Judy Trask, who also helped with the downtown flower watering project. Koboldt was recognized because she is often seen walking the downtown courthouse area picking up sticks, trash and other detritus, piling it up for crews to pick up later. All were credited with helping pick up various, sometimes disgusting items, and getting them out of the view of the public.