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     He’s the best of the best in the auctioneer world. Russele Sleep of Bedford earned the title of 2019 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion (WLAC). The 56th annual competition was held at Tulare Sales Yard in Tulare, Calif and was presented by the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA).

Winners of beef certificates
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     The Taylor County Cattlemen held drawings for $100 beef certificates during Beef Month in May. Drawings were held at Bedford Hy-Vee, Zeb’s Smokehouse, and Ramsey’s Market. Winners were: Bedford Hy-Vee-Rich Whipple and Nick Gray. Zeb’s Smokehouse – Brandi McElroy and Jon Cox. Ramsey’s Market – Marilyn Brokaw and Nicole Stephens.

Axne meets with pharmacist to discuss health care concerns
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     Cindy Axne, U.S. representative for Iowa’s third district, visited Bedford Drug last Tuesday, July 2. Mike Schweitzer, pharmacist, visited with Cindy about the challenges they face in their business. He explained to Axne that Taylor County does not have a hospital.

Governor visits Garland Hotel
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By Nicki Lock      The Garland Hotel had special visitors for a tour on July 2. Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg visited Bedford to meet with the Garland Hotel Board and tour the building. The hotel is a recipient of a Community Catalyst Grant for $100,000 for restoration of the Garland.

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Dawgs Defeat Knights
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By Jason Bucher      On Tuesday, July 2nd the Bedford Bulldogs hosted the Fremont Mills Knights. Before the game the fans recognized Seniors Nick Whipple and Damien Henry for their dedication to the baseball program.

Cardinals Hold Off Lady Dawgs
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By Jason Bucher      On Tuesday, July 2nd, the Lady Dawgs hosted the Clarinda Cardinals. The home team took time to honor their Seniors and recognize them for their hard work and dedication to the Lady Dawgs softball team. Savanna Bond, Josie Spencer and Makinna Russell took to the field with family by their side to…

Lady Dawgs Hold Off OM
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By Jason Bucher      On Monday, July 1st, the Lady Dawgs traveled to play Orient-Macksburg. The Lady Dawgs looked to prove their opponent wrong after a 14-6 loss to the OM at the Mt. Ayr tournament on June 29th without some key players. The Lady Dawgs were also playing after traveling to Mt. Ayr in the…

Lady Dawgs Fall to Lenox
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By Jason Bucher      For the third time this season the Lady Dawgs played the Lenox Tigers. Each game keeps getting closer and closer to a win for the Lady Dawgs. In the first meeting the Lady Dawgs fell 7-0 at Lenox, the second meeting, in the Mt. Ayr tournament, they fell by a score of…

Dawgs Come Up Short
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By Jason Bucher      On Monday, July 1st the Bulldogs traveled to Mt. Ayr. Brennan Sefrit took to the mound in this Pride of Iowa Showdown. The Dawgs went down quickly in the top of the first seeing only seven pitches.

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