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04/28/2017 - 12:35pm
    Superintendent Joel Foster believes what happens to people in life is guided by the decisions they make.     Foster came from a rough background as a child, and attended high school in Riceville. His goal in becoming an educator was to try to make sure kids from a similar background as his would not get left behind. He received his undergraduate degree in physical...
04/26/2017 - 2:52pm
CLARKSVILLE— Pure stubbornness is what Dana Hinders said has motivated her to succeed at her career of freelance writing.      The journey hasn’t been an easy one, and she has made sacrifices. But being able to spend time with her son and husband has made the job worthwhile for Hinders.     ...
04/26/2017 - 2:32pm
Hilda Fedeler, 105, resides at the Shell Rock Health Care Center.      Fedeler was born on a farm in Colton, South Dakota. She lived there for four years.      The family moved to Waverly, so the children could receive a Christian education. Fedeler’s parents bought an acreage, as well as a farm with...
04/26/2017 - 2:25pm
“I’ve been everywhere, man. Crossed the deserts bare, breathed the mountain air. Travel, I’ve had my share, man, I’ve been everywhere.”     I’ve Been Everywhere, sung by Jim Gates, was one of many songs in the Spring Swing 2017 performed by members of the Shell Rock Music Association at the...
04/26/2017 - 2:15pm
     Vickie Miller plans to retire at the end of this school year after 38 years of teaching.      “I’m going to miss the kids,” Miller said, “but I’m not going to miss all the paperwork. I think it’s time to give up some of that.”      Miller plans to...
04/26/2017 - 2:01pm
    When feed, water or ventilation problems strike at hog and poultry confinement buildings, farmers turn to Integrity Site Maintenance for help.     The business opened in October 2014 out of Tony and Roxie Nicolaus’ home. This past November, the crew expanded into a new building located outside of Allison on...
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