The North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association High School Honor Band was held Saturday, Jan. 6, at NIACC. Three Lake Mills High School students were selected to participate in the honor bands.
Logan Loganeers 4-H club participated in a painting workshop with Kelly Gau during their January club meeting.
“Girl From Iowa Farm Leads Men in Quest for World’s Cattle Prize” The headline in the Anniston (Alabama) Star newspaper in July 1927 was similar to others in newspapers across the country:
Mary Harrah had been a popular teacher in Newton in 1890. Within just a few years she had made a name for herself in the family cattle business.
“Helm! Right ten degrees rudder, steady course: zero-nine-zero! All Ahead Flank!”  The order is simple enough but the message behind it is significant. Turn east toward home and proceed with all available speed.
“Helm! Right ten degrees rudder, steady course: zero-nine-zero! All Ahead Flank!”  The order is simple enough but the message behind it is significant. Turn east toward home and proceed with all available speed.

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“Let the United States mind its business, form no entangling alliances and collect European debts—principal plus interest.”  A candidate for U.S. Congress wasn’t shy about expressing an opinion in May 1926. Nothing unusual about that. However, the candidate was a woman; and that was newsworthy....
Nagasaki “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” –Mark Twain From the port of Sasebo, it is two hours by train across the southernmost of the main Japanese islands to one of History’s most unfortunate cities. Nagasaki, and her sister city of Hiroshima, are synonymous with...
It was about 1:30 in the morning on October 28, 1902, when Prairie City dentist, Dr. S. B. Gidford, woke up in his room across the street from the bank. As he stuck his head out a window, a “loaded 44-caliber Colt” was “presented to his face” by a stranger who told him his life was “worth less than...
Gabe Irons and Hannah Evenson were crowned Homecoming king and queen during half-time of Friday night’s game against Belmond-Klemme. Gabe is the son of Gary and Roxanne Irons and Hannah is the daughter of Brad and Darla Evenson.
“Aside from the overt criminal acts described and a too liberal use of profanity, my life has been approximately pure and correct,” Polk Wells said from his prison cell at Anamosa, Iowa. And he swore he never used liquor or tobacco. However, during his lifetime the words “desperado,” “bandit,” and...

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