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Boone Countians turn out for Sept. 11 Freedom Walk

Veterans Color Guard leads the Boone County Freedom Walk.About 40 Boone County residents took part in the annual Freedom Walk last Thursday evening in Cedar Rapids to mark the 13th anniversary of 9/11. The group walked from the city park to the American Legion Hall, where a reading was presented, a moment of silence observed, and Taps were played

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September temps very cool

September has been a very cool month so far in the Boone County area, with average highs of just 69.8 degrees and lows averaging 47.8 degrees.
Several area residents reported frost in low areas Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12-13, when lows dipped to 35 degrees in Albion. Damage to crops was still being assessed early this week.
Rainfall was recorded on eight of the first 16 days of September, with a total accumulation of 1.86 inches.

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Store getting facelift

Work underway at Albion ThriftyWay.Building improvements were underway last week at Albion ThriftyWay, where workers were grinding out brick mortar joints and installing contrasting mortar.
The building front was also recently repainted.

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Card volleyers host Boone Central Invite

The Cardinal volleyball program hosted seven teams Saturday in the annual Boone Central Invitational tournament.
And, while Boone Central/Newman Grove did not have the performance and finish it would have liked, the experience gained against several tough opponents should benefit the Cardinals as the season progresses.
BC/NG opened the event with a 2-1 loss to Lakeview, which put the Cardinals on the loser’s bracket side of competition for the remainder of the day. The Cards rallied to defeat Tekamah-Herman 2-0, before dropping a 2-0 decision to Wayne in the 5th place match. Read more »

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September temps very cool

September has been a very cool month so far in the Boone County area, with average highs of just 69.8 degrees and lows averaging 47.8 degrees. Several area residents... Read more »

September 16, 2014

Spalding area residents get financial details on nursing home project

“The more you can raise locally, the stronger this project will be.” That was the statement from Ron Ross, president of Rural Health Development, Inc. and former... Read more »

September 16, 2014

Business

Store getting facelift

Building improvements were underway last week at Albion ThriftyWay, where workers were grinding out brick mortar joints and installing contrasting mortar. The building... Read more »

September 16, 2014

Obituaries

Warren Victor Reynoldson Warren Victor Reynoldson 98, of Albion, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center in Albion. Funeral services... Read more »

September 17, 2014

Local Sports

Card volleyers host Boone Central Invite

The Cardinal volleyball program hosted seven teams Saturday in the annual Boone Central Invitational tournament. And, while Boone Central/Newman Grove did not have... Read more »

September 17, 2014