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District Court office in new location

February 24, 2015

County Clerk's office staff in new District Court office.
County Clerk's office staff in new District Court office.
Boone County Clerk of the District Court office was moved last Friday, Feb. 20, into the former commissioners’ meeting room at the east end of the courthouse.
Voters decided in the 2012 election to consolidate the District Court Clerk’s office with the County Clerk’s office. The consolidation was effective in January, and the district court office was moved to make it more available for staff.
Shown in the new office space Monday are (l.-r.) Deputy Clerk Lorrie Nicklassen, County Clerk Kathy Thorberg and office assistant Sarah Robinson.
Commissioners were to decide at a meeting Feb. 25, on a new location for their meeting room.

Preliminary schedule set for 2015 Boone County Fair

February 24, 2015

A preliminary entertainment schedule for the 2015 Boone County Fair Saturday through Wednesday, July 11-15, has been outlined by the County Fair Board.
Dave Noble, fair board chairman, said the schedule remains subject to some changes.
See the schedule in the Feb. 25 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print and E-Editions.

City’s sales tax receipts up again in December

February 24, 2015

Albion city sales tax receipts were higher again in December of 2014 to round out a strong first half of the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Total receipts for December were $68,139, up $1,850 or three percent from the $66,289 collected in December of the previous year.
The December 2014 total also marks the highest monthly receipts since city sales tax collections began in 1998.
Details in the Feb. 25 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

St. Edward man arrested after lengthy pursuit

February 17, 2015

A 55-year-old St. Edward man was arrested Wednesday night, Feb. 11, north of St. Edward after a lengthy vehicle pursuit by law enforcement that began in Albion.
Multiple law enforcement vehicles took part in the pursuit and apprehension. Speeds reached up to 90 miles per hour during portions of the pursuit.
Albion Police arrested Stevie Bounds of St. Edward along a county road at the end of the pursuit. There were no injuries and no damage was reported.
Details in the Feb. 18 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

School bond campaign planning continues

February 17, 2015

About 28 people were present for the Boone Central School Board’s work session on the planned building improvements and school bond issue Monday night, Feb. 16.
The group included board members, administrators, members of the teaching staff and community members in support of the proposed building project.
Read more in the Feb. 18 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

Boone County Fair to feature Jack Ingram

February 10, 2015

Jack Ingram
Jack Ingram
Boone County Fair Board announced this week that country music star Jack Ingram will be the headline entertainer for the closing night of the 2015 county fair on Wednesday night, July 15.
The Texas-born-and-raised Ingram received the 2008 Academy of Country Music award for Best New Male Vocalist, and released a top selling album, Big Dreams & High Hopes in 2009.
Opening act for the concert will be a rising country group, Old Dominion, with the popular songs they’ve written and produced.
Details in the Feb. 11 Albion News Print and E-Edition.

Foundation awards over $28,000 to area organizations

February 10, 2015

Generosity continued in Boone County this week with the announcement of more than $24,000 in grants to area organizations by the Boone County Area Foundation Fund (BCAF).
BCAFF makes annual grants, through an application process, to support projects and programs that have a long term impact on Boone County. Applications were due Dec. 8, 2014.
Nine organizations received grants this year, ranging from $399 to $8,475.
Details in the Feb. 11 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print and E-Editions.

Scott Wright wins County Spelling Contest

February 3, 2015

Seven students earning top places in the oral round of the Boone County Spelling Contest were (front, l.-r.) Scott Wright, Emma Ketelsen, Jett Stuhr and Kelsie Hupp; (back) Trey Zoucha, McKenna Book and Maya Baker.
Seven students earning top places in the oral round of the Boone County Spelling Contest were (front, l.-r.) Scott Wright, Emma Ketelsen, Jett Stuhr and Kelsie Hupp; (back) Trey Zoucha, McKenna Book and Maya Baker.
Scott Wright, an eighth grader at Boone Central Middle School, was first place winner in the Boone County Spelling Contest held last Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 28, at Boone Central.
Scott earned the title by correctly spelling “jargon” and “rehearse” in the oral round finals.
Scott, son of Doug and Michele Wright of Petersburg, will represent Boone County in the Midwest Spelling Bee in March at Omaha.
More details in the Feb. 4 Albion News and Petersburg Press, Print and E-Editions.

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