Bedford Times-Press Area News

Rainbow Trout stocked in pond at Wilson Lake

     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.  

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Santa Claus coming to Bedford

     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…

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Christmas villages set up in business windows

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.

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Hy-Vee Reinstates Reserved Shopping Hour

     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…

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Ag Secretary Naig visits Ackley farm

     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.

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Hawhee publishes first book

     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…

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