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NEW Cooperative to build new structure

The Clearfield City Council approved a building permit for NEW Cooperative to build a new structure on the south edge of Clearfield at their regular monthly meeting on April 17. Frank Huseman from NEW Cooperative Ft. Dodge office was present at the meeting. He said the new structure will be located east of the hoop…

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Lenox Tiger Track and Field

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger girls and boys track teams each had big weeks competing at home and at Southwest Valley. Headliners for the week were the girls Sprint Medley Relay team of Bentley Petersen, Gabby Robles, Zoey Reed, and Sadie Cox who continue to keep their names at or near the top time…

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Eli Johnson to compete in Drake Relays

By Jason Bucher      Sophomore Eli Johnson will get to show off his skills at the Blue Oval this weekend when he competes in the 114th Drake Relays.      Eli has qualified for the 400M Wheelchair race and will compete on Friday, April 26th at approximately 11:50 a.m. Eli will compete with six other athletes and enters…

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New business in Gravity having grand opening April 27

     A new business is opening up in Gravity. Dirty Harry’s BBB will be a sporting goods and outdoor supplies store.      “I’ve always been an outdoor advocate,” said Harry Blake, owner and operator. Supplies will be for outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, and camping, fishing lures, bait, rod and reels, T-shirts, ammunition items. “I…

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Property reappraisals begin this week

          Door-to-door inspections of all residential, commercial, and industrial properties in Taylor County begin this week, according to Taylor County Chief Deputy Assessor Holly Cavin. The reappraisal project was approved by the Taylor County Conference Board in February, 2021.      The purpose of the reappraisal program is to equalize property assessments so that each taxpayer is…

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Bulldogs finish second at Griswold

By Jason Bucher      On Thursday, April 18th, the Bulldogs traveled to Griswold and brought home a second place finish with 121 points behind Logan Magnolia with 130. Griswold placed 3rd with 115 points, Red Oak 92, Tri-Center 88, Essex 26 and Iowa School of the Deaf 5.      The Shuttle Hurdle Relay of Dalton Swartz, Quentin…

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Bulldog Golf

By Jason Bucher      Last week the Bedford Bulldog Golf team hosted East Mills on Monday, April 15th. East Mills won with a 164 team score and Bedford did not post a team score due to only having three golfers. Bryson Ewart led the Bulldogs with a 46 followed by Braydon Hensley with a 52…

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Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend Banquet at NM UMC

Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend Banquet at NM UMC      The New Market United Methodist Church will have a Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend Banquet on Wednesday, May 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. with meal served at 6:30 p.m. Those attending are asked to wear their favorite apron if they wish. Reservations must be made by Sunday,…

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Memories of the Bedford Sale Barn

     Sale barns were once a gathering place that brought rural and urban folks together to sell their livestock and farm-related items and catch up on local happenings. Today, many of those sale barns are gone in rural communities, some because of the cost of meeting strict regulations and others because of retirement.      Bedford’s sale…

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