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Rainbow Trout stocked in pond at Wilson Lake

By Editor | December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

     The Taylor County Conservation Board (TCCB) has stocked Rainbow pond at Wilson Lake Park with Rainbow Trout. The pond is located between the two shelters on the south side of the lake. This is a great opportunity for a child to catch their first fish.  

Santa Claus coming to Bedford

By Editor | December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

     Santa will be making a stop in Bedford this Saturday, Dec. 5 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on the west side of Bedford Building Supply on Court Avenue.      There will be a mailbox for kids to drop off their letter for Santa to take back with him to the North Pole. This will be a…

Christmas villages set up in business windows

By Editor | December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Nicki Lock      Look in a number of windows on Main Street in Bedford and you will find Christmas villages. These village pieces were donated to the Bedford Area Chamber last year by Britt Beemer, a former Bedford graduate.      These are just a part of his extensive collection of Christmas villages.

Hy-Vee Reinstates Reserved Shopping Hour

By Editor | November 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

     Starting today, Hy-Vee is reinstating its reserved shopping hour for customers considered “high risk” in response to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases throughout its eight-state region.      The reserved hour will be offered at all Hy-Vee locations from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., Monday through Friday, and is dedicated for these customers: ages 60 and…

State hands down new regulations for spectators at sporting events

By Editor | November 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

     New regulations for spectators at sporting events, certified enrollment, and snow days were reviewed by the Bedford School Board at their monthly meeting on November 12. The meeting was moved to the high school library in order to practice social distancing. 

Ag Secretary Naig visits Ackley farm

By Editor | November 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

     Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig visited Taylor County last Thursday and visited a Water Quality project at the Paul Ackley Farm. Ackley has crop to hay/ pasture and the summer fall grazer seeding through the WQI projects through the state of Iowa.

Hawhee publishes first book

By Editor | November 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

     Gary Hawhee, formerly of Bedford, Iowa, has published his first book at the age of 90 years old.      Adventures Before We Were Twelve is a paperback book with a collection of 50 short stories from Gary’s childhood in which he relives some of his adventures and memories while growing up on a farm in Southwest…

Bedford Times-Press Sports

Bulldogs Ready to Play

By Editor | December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jason Bucher.      The 2020-2021 Bedford Bulldogs are eager to play. They have traveled to Creston and Corning for scrimmages to build some valuable team chemistry. The team consists of 17 players led by juniors Logan Bucher, Gage Godsey, Owen Lucas and Noah Johnson.      

Dawgs to Play Audubon

By Editor | October 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jason Bucher      The Bedford Bulldogs football team had an unusual ending to the regular season. The Dawgs had the last two games of their season canceled due to Griswold and East Union having positive cases of Covid-19 on their teams.      This Friday the playoffs for Iowa High School Football begins. The Dawgs will travel…

Cross Country Recap

By Editor | October 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jason Bucher      On Monday, September 29th, Bedford took three runners to Orient-Macksburg for the high school 5K cross country race. The race was held at Lake Orient, located northeast of Creston. The weather was cool and windy, but perfect for long-distance racing.      

Lady Dawgs Prevail

By Editor | September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jason Bucher      On Tuesday, the Lady Dawgs made the jaunt to Hopkins, Missouri to face off with the North Nodaway Mustangs. The Dawgs won the match in three sets; 25-16, 25-9 and 25-20.

Dawgs Fall 46-6

By Editor | September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jason Bucher      On Friday, the Dawgs traveled to Lenox for the Taylor County battle and came out on the wrong end of a 46-6 ball game. Lenox took the opening drive and used seven plays to go sixty-four yards to go up 6-0. On the Dawgs opening drive, after going three and out, Hunter…

Bedford Times-Press Obituaries

LaDonna Cabbage

By Editor | December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

     LaDonna Cabbage, 84, of New Market, Iowa entered into peace Thursday, November 19, 2020 at her residence in New Market. Funeral Services were held 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 23, 2020 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa. Visitation was 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the funeral home. Interment was held at…

Marie Babcock

By Editor | December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

     Marie Babcock, 98, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at the Clarinda Regional Health Center. Funeral Services were held 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 30, 2020 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with Reverend Dan Wiebesiek officiating. Visitation was 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.…

Bruce Sleep

By Editor | November 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

     Bruce Sleep passed away on Sunday, October 25. His funeral was held October 31, at 11 a.m. at the Fairmont Mortuary Cemetery, 430 S. Quebec, Aurora, CO 80012. Condolences may be left at www. or sent to Bobbi Sleep at 1592 S. Titan Court, Aurora, CO 80012.

Dean Weller

By Editor | November 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

     Funeral Services for Dean Weller, 99, who passed away October 30, 2020 will be held Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 11 AM at Cummings Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday, November 6, 2020 from 3-7 p.m. at the funeral home with family greeting friends from 5-7 p.m. Interment will be held at Washington…

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