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Ballard thrilled to offer ag class for the first time

Oct 01, 2014 11:16am

A group of excited students and parents gathered at Ballard High School in Huxley the night of Sept. 24 for an open house to celebrate the beginning of the school’s own agricultural education...

Kraby to speak at ASPIRE support group

Oct 01, 2014 11:15am

The next ASPIRE support group meeting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Heartland AEA office in Ames. Our guest speaker will be Lisa Kraby, speech-language pathologist from...

Iowa Arboretum Activities

Oct 01, 2014 11:15am

Emerald Ash Borer Class

Oct. 11, 9–11 a.m.

Emerald Ash Borer is devastating trees in Iowa parks, woodlands and backyards. Come learn from experts about the insect, vulnerable trees and...

Genealogical Society to meet

Oct 01, 2014 11:14am

The Story County Genealogical Society will meet at Northcrest Community, 1801 20th St., Ames in the main building in the Green Room on Monday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Our program this month will be...

Antenna Webinar at Amateur Radio Club Thursday

Oct 01, 2014 11:12am

The webinar, “Design, Construction and Maintenance of Antennas,” will be presented Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Conference Room C, near the north entrance of Mary Greeley Medical Center....

It’s all about embellishment

Oct 01, 2014 11:10am

Take your garments from mundane to marvelous as nationally known pattern designer and sewing instructor, Gail Yellen, comes to Central Iowa to teach a workshop, “It’s All About Embellishment.” She...

Casey Byers of Bolton and Menk Landscape Architects and Selden Spencer of the Huxley Visioning Committee look over what residents identified as transportation assets and barriers throughout the town. (Photo submitted by Huxley Parks and Recreation Department)

Huxley Visioning Committee to present final conceptual Landscape Designs

Oct 01, 2014 11:09am

Residents of Huxley will have the opportunity to view the final conceptual landscape designs created through the Community Visioning Program, in which Huxley has been a participant since March....

Huxley’s Lettow honored by Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association

Oct 01, 2014 11:08am

Jolene Lettow, city clerk of Huxley, has been awarded the prestigious designation of “IOWA CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL FINANCE OFFICER” from the Iowa Municipal Finance Officers Association (IMFOA) for...

From left are Bob and Ann Hein, David and Susan Amensen, and speakers Pastor Glenn and Mary Kappelmann. The Kappelmanns gave a presentation to Sons of Norway members on Iowans who fought in the Civil War. (Photo Submitted)

Sons of Norway learn about Iowans in the American Civil War

Oct 01, 2014 11:07am

Sons of Norway Kong Sverre Lodge held its recent event in Story City with Pastor Glenn and Mary Kappelmann presenting the program “Jens Goes to War.” Mary read from a diary written by her Ritland...

A Waterfowl Conundrum

Oct 01, 2014 11:07am

My wife and I love to spend a few quiet minutes with a cup of coffee early in the morning before we make breakfast. The TV news is usually on, but I often find time to read a couple of articles in...