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A killer among us - cicada killers

September 8, 2013 I received a call a few weeks ago from a woman looking for information. She was looking for help. That is not an uncommon occurrence to have folks calling for wildlife information. more »»

The hole in the wall

September 8, 2013 Tucked up in Johnson County, Wyoming (northern Wyoming), is a little town called Kaycee. Wyoming has a wild history, and the town emerged during some of the wildest of its history. more »»

Looking Back

September 8, 2013 10 YEARS AGO SEPT. 4, 2003 West Nile Virus claims another Iowan. Mr. & Mrs. Rob Nelson are parents of a son born August 16. James L. “Jim” Bouska died Sept. 2 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapid. more »»

Library News

September 1, 2013 Story time will start up for the school year beginning on the day after Labor Day, September 3 at 10:00. Cherie Eckhoff will do the first program on owls. more »»

The Scheels bowshoot - new location but same great time!

September 1, 2013 There was a new location for this years bowshoot. The Black Hawk Creek Wildlife Area north of Morrison was the place. But everything else that makes the bowshoot a success was the same. more »»

Bread riots

September 1, 2013 By 1863 things began to get dire for the Confederacy. more »»

Looking Back

September 1, 2013 10 YEARS AGO AUGUST 28, 2003 A dead blue jay found within the town of Dike has been confirmed as carrying the West Nile Virus. more »»

Library News

August 25, 2013 Fifty people enjoyed a presentation, “Germ Busters” by Tara Hall and company at the Memorial Building on August 14. This wrapped up our summer event. more »»

Where did August go?

August 25, 2013 Where has August gone? For that matter where did July go? Or June? Summer is over. And I’m not saying that because of the crazy mild weather we had during the state fair. more »»

Civil War battlefield surgery

August 25, 2013 Against common belief, Civil War surgeons were not heartless, nor were they totally incompetent. more »»

Looking Back


Library News

August 18, 2013 New at the library this week: Audio books on CD: Hotshot by Julie Garwood, Ready to Die by Lisa Jackson, Gotcha by Fern Michaels, Kiss Me, Kill Me by Ann Rule, Compound Fractures by Stephen White. more »»

2013 Scheels 3D bow shoot

August 18, 2013 On August 17th and 18th with great support from Scheels All Sport; we are hosting our 6th 3D target bow shoo. more »»

Clay Allison

August 18, 2013 Clay Allison was a gunfighter known for his mercurial personality and violent temper. He is also remembered as one of the most notorious and deranged outlaws of the old wes. more »»

Looking Back

August 18, 2013 10 YEARS AGO AUGUST 14, 2003 Sweet Corn Days 2003 fulfills two missions-The Self Help QPM Nicaragua Project and sweet corn day. Mr. & Mrs. more »»

Library News

August 11, 2013 New books at the library: Happy, Happy, Happy by Phil Robertson, Paradise Valley by Roseanne Bittner, True Love by Jude Deveraux, Hunting Eve by Iris Johansen, Stranded by Alex Kava, The English Gir... more »»

Little Fluffballs

August 11, 2013 You may notice a different Williams is writing this week’s newspaper article. (I hope I can uphold the family name). more »»

The Legend of the Platte River Death Ship

August 11, 2013 Truth or fiction? Since the mid 1800’s there’s been a legend in Wyoming along the banks of the Platte River. Several witnesses have claimed to see a phantom ship on the river. more »»

Looking Back

August 11, 2013 10 YEARS AGO AUG. 7, 2003 Larry Plaehn sold his sanitation business to Lon Larsen & Kirk Dinsdale effective August 1. Ryan Cheeseman & Lacey Caquetin plan wedding for August 9 at St. more »»

Library News

August 5, 2013 Germ Busters, a program geared towards kids will be held on Wednesday, August 14, at 2:00 p.m. at the Memorial Building. Tara Hall, from the Grundy Hospital, will do the presentatio. more »»



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