Road work began on April 12 on J-20 and N-64

By Editor | April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Due to weather-related delays, the following project started on April 12. Taylor County Secondary Roads has scheduled a contract crew to do road maintenance crack sealing. Roads affected will be 130th Street (J-20) from the Page County line east to Iowa Highway 148; Tennessee Avenue (Hwy. N-64) from 150th Street south to Iowa Highway 2.…

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Bartlett awarded two all-state speech awards

By Editor | April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Skye Bartlett, a senior Lenox High School Speech Team member, received a double nomination to Individual Events All-State Speech in the categories of Acting and Storytelling. In order to be nominated to All-State, at least two of the speaker’s three state judges must designate the performance as outstanding. Miss Bartlett was awarded an All-State medal…

Lenox Prom 2021

By Editor | April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Full agenda for LMU board

By Editor | April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Insurance premiums, revolving loan fund, utility pole replacement, and purchase of a new aerial truck highlighted the monthly board meeting of Lenox Municipal Utilities on April 8. Lenox Municipal Utilities and the City of Lenox will see a 19% increase on their property and auto insurance premiums due to last year’s derecho. Erin Christensen from…

LLOL look ahead to Next project

By Editor | April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

The first major project for the Leading Ladies of Lenox is done and they are now moving on to their next project, a second pocket park on Main Street. Sheila O’Riley, member of the LLOL group, is currently writing grants to fund the project. The pocket park was one of the improvements made after the…

Clearfield City Council votes to borrow money to pay gas bill

By Editor | March 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

Clearfield City Council met in special session on Tuesday, March 2 to discuss the high natural gas bill for February. The council voted to borrow $135,000 from State Savings Bank for up to six months. The mayor and city clerk will sign the loan papers. The council also approved to serve as fiscal sponsor for…

New office hours for LMU starting March 8

By Editor | February 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lenox Municipal Utilities Board approved a change in office hours, water rate study, customer support agreement for the generator, and asked for direction on where to spend the economic dollars available at their February 11 meeting. The board approved the resignation of Brooke Pafford effective March 5. Office employees Jamie Brown and Trisha Mains did…

Debbie Larson Photography grows from hobby to national recognition

By Editor | February 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Debbie Larson has gone from taking pictures as a hobby to having her photos featured in national magazines that in just three short years. Debbie’s Lenox senior photos of Jordan England and Cullen Wood, along with five other area seniors were recently chosen to be featured in Senior Year magazine. Debbie’s photos were chosen out…

Zabel Retires after 43 years at ISSB

By Editor | January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Gary Zabel retired as Lenox Branch President of Iowa State Savings Bank on December 31st. Zabel started working at the bank as a part time teller in high school and has dedicated 43 years of service to the bank. Zabel’s primary focus was on agricultural lending. ISSB Executive Vice President, Kevin Stewart, stated “Gary was…

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Stoaks and Nelson Play in All-Star Series

By Editor | April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Tyler Peterson Senior Tyra Stoaks and Cassidy Nelson were selected to play in the Iowa Senior All-Star Series this year in Cedar Rapids. These two Tiger standouts, and future college athletes, were the first ever Lenox Tigers to participate in the All- Star basketball game. Nelson, a Southwestern Basketball signee, played for the 1A…

Lenox boys track team finished with a championship at East Union with 104 points

By Editor | April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Tyler Peterson The Tigers narrowly beat Central Decatur by just one team point. It came down to the final race, and the Tigers had to win it to take the meet! The boys had just two champions in the meet, but scored in every event that a Tiger athlete was in to take the…

Tiger Track is Already on Pace

By Editor | April 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Lenox Tiger track teams have already been on pace as they have finished at or near the top in every meet to start the 2021 campaign. At Clarinda in a classed meet the Tigers finished tied for 2nd with St. Alberts with 103 points each.  Behind the leader Shenandoah 142 points.  The girls competed at…

Tiger Boys Take Down Bedford

By Editor | January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Tyler Peterson The Lenox Tiger boys basketball team followed up a dominant victory by the girls with a close win 49-46 over Taylor County rival Bedford last week. The Tigers scored double-digits in each quarter and were able to hold off a fourth quarter comeback by the Bulldogs to sweep Bedford on the season.…

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March 24, 2021 Ivan White, 71

By Editor | March 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Ivan White, 71 Memorial Celebration of Life Services for Ivan White, age 71 of Lenox who passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston was held Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Lenox Community Center. Visitation with the family greeting friends was one hour prior to…

Betty Jane (Jones) Kitzman

By Editor | March 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Betty Jane (Jones) Kitzman passed away peacefully at her home in Mesa, Arizona, on February 26, 2021. She was born on April 9, 1931 to Glenn and Mildred (Welch) Jones. Betty’s father, Glenn, passed away when she was 8 years old. Her mother, Mildred, remarried in 1941 to Thomas Henry/Harry Dunn. Betty graduated high school…

March 17, 2021 Monica Tvinnereim, 67

By Editor | March 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Monica Tvinnereim, 67 Memorial Cele-bration of Life Services for Monica Tvinnereim, age 67, of Lenox, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines was held Saturday at March 13, 2021 at 3:00 PM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox. Visitation was Saturday from 1:00 PM until service time,…

Hal Stewart, 66

By Editor | March 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Hal Stewart, age 66 of Lenox passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at his home in Lenox. Hal Stewart’s final round was held with family greeting friends Sunday, March 14, 2021 from 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM at the Lenox Community Center. A short Prayer Service followed by a Committal Service was held at the…

03-03-2021 Wilma Charlene (Fancher) Painter

By Editor | March 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Wilma Charlene (Fancher) Painter Charlene Painter, 97, passed on February 19, 2021, in Nebraska City. The youngest of three, Charlene was born to Vernal (Gore) and Fred Fancher in Forbes, MO, on September 24, 1923. She married Paul Painter on March 13,1943, and they enjoyed 67 years of marriage. Charlene was devoted to her family;…

February 24, 2021 Gail E. Boltinghouse

By Editor | February 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Gail E. Boltinghouse, 102 Gail E. Boltinghouse, 102, longtime Des Moines resident and Funeral Director, passed away February 17, 2021 at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Iles Dunn’s Chapel, Des Moines, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment with military honors will follow…

February 03, 2021 Lorine Elizabeth Johnson

By Editor | February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Lorine Elizabeth Johnson On Tuesday, Jan-uary 12, 2021, Lorine Elizabeth Johnson, loving wife and mother of three daughters graduated to glory and is now walking the streets of gold in her heavenly home. Lorine was born on January 24, 1932 in Plainfield, Wisconsin to Orville and Martha (Tiarks) Woodward. Lorine was the oldest of seven…

January 27, 2021 Helen Belding, 85

By Editor | January 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Helen Belding, 85 Private Family Funeral Services for Helen Belding, 85, of Lenox will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held, without the family present, Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at the Ritchie Funeral Home from 12 PM to 1 PM. Interment will be held at West Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Memorials may…

Arlan Hicks, 66

By Editor | January 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Arlan Hicks, 66 Arlan Hicks, 66, of New Market, Iowa entered into peace Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa. Private Funeral Services was held. Open visitation was held 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at the Ritchie Funeral Home, Lenox, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to…

January 20, 2021 Wayne Brown, 98

By Editor | January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Wayne Brown, 98 Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Wayne Brown, age 98, of Creston, who passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021, at The Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston will be held Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 1:00 PM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox. Visitation with the family greeting friends will be…